Avocado, salmon, mustard – no it’s not breakfast but the biggest bathroom colour scheme turn-offs

first_imgAvocado should be saved for your toast and not used as a bathroom colour scheme.Avocado, salmon and mustard – No it’s not on the breakfast menu at your local hipster cafe, but three colours Realtor.com reckons can be too bold and not desirable in a bathroom.It said the colours tended to make bathrooms look like they were stuck in the eighties, and could appear quite tacky.All white – we’ve been hearing for years that an all white bathroom is the way to go, white tiles, white basins, white, white, white. But according to Realtor.com the experts reckon it is reaching the end of its trend.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours ago Step away from the colour chart. These are the colours the experts reckon you shouldn’t use in your bathroom.AVOCADO, salmon and mustard. The names of these colours, might conjure up images of a delicious breakfast, but they are an absolute no, no for bathroom renovations.The look of a bathroom can end up making or breaking a sale. After all it’s a room in the home that every family member spends at least some time in every day and making one over can cost big bucks.So if you are renovating to sell, keep these tips in mind from Realtor.com when choosing your colour scheme. All white looks great when it’s clean, but who has time to keep up with all that work?Aside from being harder to clean it can start to look a bit like an operating theatre if done to extremes.If you are sticking with the all white look, please at least use some colourful towels and accessories.Huge bathtubs – These are great, aren’t they? Apparently not so popular any more. The experts told Realtor.com that they weren’t really practical and didn’t add much to resale. Fair enough we reckon cleaning the bathtub’s annoying enough as it is without making it a super size job! Big bathtub, means big cleaning job.Plus while a nice long soak in the tub sounds like a good idea – who ever has time for that.The experts reckon a quality water saving shower will do the trick.Subway tile and nickel/chrome coloured finishes – Metallics always seem to make a come back, in everything from our clothes to our shoes, handbags and even home fit-outs. But it is often a fleeting trend. Those metallic headbands looked great in the eighties didn’t they? Super trendy one day, super embarrassing the next.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality LevelsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. An unanticipated problem was encountered, check back soon and try again Error Code: MEDIA_ERR_UNKNOWN Session ID: 2020-09-28:8408c9db764754f110534fc8 Player Element ID: vjs_video_730 OK Close Modal DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen00:00 Related videos The experts told Realtor.com the chrome is on the way out and so are the small subway tiles.Big tiles are in now – with maybe a touch of mini mosaics and geometric tiles to mix it up a bit.last_img read more