Wood is the oldest construction and finishing material, in the old days the bathtub was represented by the wooden washtub or the small tub until the newer materials appeared as a substitute.
The wooden bathroom symbolizes also the welfare of hosts and their perfect taste, as the cost of the bathroom wooden fixtures and accessories is much higher than the classical ceramics, delftware or polymer items and may amount to tens of thousands rubles.
Today people more and more often go back to their origin. Wooden bathtubs both of the light and dark wood perfectly fit the design of almost any modern bathroom, being its beautiful decoration. Noteworthy that this type of bathroom fittings requires certain skills and experience for creating such constructions, due to which there are very few such models.
To install the wooden bathtub usually special podium is used located in the centre of the premises. Also the fonts like in the Japanese bathrooms may be used made of wood which does not degrade under the water influence, for instance, of the larch.
Most frequently the natural wood is perceived positively, calling the positive emotions. The wooden sinks look fantastic and wonderfully fit the bichromated coating mixers or a la bronze or copper.
Wooden walls and floor
Thanks’ to the modern technologies the wood may also be used for the decoration of the bathroom walls, for instance, through the application of the cork sheets. Such material is very attractive and is not pervious. By the way, the cork sheets will perfectly fit as the flooring, since they may be cut using the cutter and may be easily glued both to the walls and to the floor using the dispersion glue.
The wooden furniture and bathroom fittings
When choosing the furniture and fittings the wood may also be used. Moreover, today there even exist the whole furniture wooden fittings for the bathrooms.
Also at the stores you may buy separate wooden lockers and shelves. The mirror in the wooden frame will look perfectly in the wooden bathroom.
With regard to the wooden fittings for the bathroom, it would be appropriate to place some painting in the wooden frame. Such designer approach will not be liked by everyone as it is quite bold, but, despite this, is quite original in the interior decoration.
The ventilation and lighting in the bathroom are also very important
Choosing the light fitting for the wooden bathrooms, the halogen or LED bulbs are preferable, as they do not radiate a lot, since the combination of heat and impact of moisture is just destructing for the wood. The lighting shall be chosen depending upon the wood texture and color. If the dark wood is used in the bathroom, the use of the diffused light would be perfect. But if the interior is made of the light wood, the lighting should be brighter in this case.
The advantages of the wooden bathroom
In contact with water, the wood is able to saturate it with the life-giving energy, having the healing properties. In other words, taking the hydrotherapeutic procedures in the wooden bathtub you may receive the complex of phytotherapy services, mainly, in such bathtubs the cold is cured better, the wounds are healed faster, and the nervous system is calming down. Apart from everything else the wood just delights the eyes, bringing the calm and mitigating the fatigue. Thus, the wooden bathroom may become the best place for the relaxation.