bathroom accessories

Choose the right accessories for your bathroom

Bathroom accessories

Whether you’re totally renovating your bathroom or simply making some minor changes, one of the things that most people have trouble with is choosing the right accessories. From toilets to vanities, from heated towel rails to toilet roll holders, there are a lot of items to decide on. And for each item, there are many options you can choose.

In this article, Eskimo will provide some valuable tips for choosing the right accessories for your bathroom. This will include what we believe is the most important decision of all, choosing which heated towel rail to purchase and install.

Tips for choosing accessories for your bathroom
Practicality and style

Essentially, there are two things you want to get right when renovating or making changes in your bathroom. They are practicality and style.

You will want a bathroom that looks great. A bathroom that you’ll be proud to show off and will give you the wow factor every time you go in. However, a stylish bathroom doesn’t cut it if it’s not practical. You need a bathroom that will work for you and the other members of your family who will use it. Get the style and practicality right and you’ll be on a winner.


Sure, we’d all love to be able to go out and choose the best and most stylish accessories around, but most of us can’t afford it. So it’s important to know how much money you can afford and how much you are willing to spend on your bathroom. With this financial guide, you will be able to choose accessories that are within your reach… And leave money for a luxurious accessory like a heated towel rail!

Consider your space

It’s all well and good to want to put a large spa bath in your bathroom or double basins, but the last thing you want to do is crowd your bathroom. Having space to move around is important so don’t try to fit everything you want in or your bathroom’s functionality will be compromised and you’ll be disappointed.

If space is tight, you can also consider accessories such as slimmer vanities, slimline toilets and sliding shower screens.

Spacious bathroom with natural light

Know what you need and want

Create a list of everything you need and a list of everything you want. Remember, that when you factor in things like budget and space, the want items may need to be compromised, but it’s a good idea to list everything so you’ll have a starting point. Once you’ve listed everything, and with space and budget in mind, prioritise the accessories and settle on a final list.

Consider styles and colours

When you’re considering styles and colours, it can be a good idea to think about how long you’re likely to be in your home. Yes, that purple toilet may be a key feature for you, but potential future homeowners will be wondering how much it’s going to cost to get rid of it.

That’s why that when deciding on style and colours, generally you should choose neutral themes that will stand the test of time. Today’s trends may be tomorrow’s taboos, while some styles and colours will always be in fashion.

Whether you choose a contemporary or modern style and colours, or a theme that is more classical, will usually depend on the remainder of your home.

Bathroom towels folded up in bathroom

Light it up

Even if you’re only doing a minor renovation, if your bathroom lighting isn’t adequate make sure you update it. Lighting can make a significant difference to both practicality and style.

Look online or visit a showroom

Now it’s time to visit a showroom (if you can in the current restrictions) or look online. Start with choosing your big-ticket items, such as the vanity and shower screen, and then choose other fixtures and items that complement. Showroom staff should be of great assistance at this time.

Once you’ve decided on your main accessories, add your other items. Things like soap dishes, soap dispensers, new towels and maybe a bit of greenery in the form of a real or quality faux plant. These accessories will often make the difference between a good looking bathroom and a great one. Eskimo Heat has a showroom located in beautiful Frankston, Victoria.

White bathroom with leafy green accents

Choose the right heated towel rail for your bathroom

When it comes to choosing the right heated towel rail for your bathroom, you could consider the standard ladder options. Or you could choose a towel rail that will not only do a brilliant job of drying and warming your towels, but look great doing it.

Introducing the Gordon Heated Towel Rail

The first thing you’ll notice about this heated towel rail is that it’s vertical. Which looks brilliant and it’s also very effective. In fact, the Gordon uses much less electricity than most heated towel rails and will dry your towels in around a third of the time. Now that’s what we call a clever, great looking bathroom accessory!

To find out more, visit the Eskimo website and see why this could be the smartest accessory you’ll ever purchase for your bathroom.

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