Why Do Houses Have More Bathrooms Than Bedrooms?

June 14, 2023

Bathrooms are one of the most important areas in your home. It’s where you get your daily hygiene routines done, it’s where you relax and unwind after a long day at work or school. Usually, houses have 2 bathrooms for every three bedrooms but it isn’t uncommon to see homes that have more than this ratio.

This is mostly because of the fact that homes have become much bigger over the years. With that comes the need to add more bathrooms to accommodate those living in the house and guests who may come over for a visit.

Many homeowners also have elderly family members who would benefit from having their own bathroom to use in the house. Having easy access to the bathroom is important for them as they don’t want to have to wait to use it or have someone else in there with them, especially if they are of the opposite sex.

Mansions often have more bathrooms than bedrooms as well because they entertain guests more than the average homeowner does and they need to have a powder room close by for their guests. The rich tend to have bathrooms that rival their bedrooms in size with spacious tubs, floor lamps, dressing areas, and seating.

Having more bathrooms in your home might seem like a waste of space at first but once you have family or friends over to your house, having extra bathrooms is what makes staying at your home so convenient for everyone. It can even increase your resale value in the future when you decide to sell your house.


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