The foremost issue to be addressed is indisputably surface finishes, the materials that go on your toilet floor, walls, countertops and storage facility. These determine how your washroom works in terms of convenience, maintenance, feel, look, smell. Materials that withstand exposure to moisture or humidity, hot and cold conditions and are friendly to work with and maintain are ideal for washroom surfaces. While ceramic tiles for walls are tried and trusted, we certainly do not require limiting ourselves here. A little imaginative, careful planning can make some exciting options work.