Vanities allow you to instantly upgrade your bathroom the same way new tile or fresh paint can, but without as much effort. Before you purchase one though, you need to decide on your colour scheme and consider the layout of your bathroom. That way you have an idea of what painted or stained cabinetry you prefer and it measurements so that you do not buy a vanity that is too small or large for your space.
These factors can help you determine whether you want a freestanding unit or a built-in one that is better suited for smaller bathrooms like a powder room. You might also want to purchase a top with the unit, which is usually a better bargain but it might mean you do not get the exact colour you want. Buying the top separately allows you to customize your vanity, but you may end up spending more. There are so many bathroom vanity options to choose from that it can be overwhelming. Consider these factors before making your choice: