Last updated on June 2nd, 2022
In Feng Shui, the bathroom holds special significance, as you spend a significant amount of time there to relax, rejuvenate, and cleanse your body of toxins. But what should you do if the bathroom is located right in the center of your home, or if the bathroom door is facing the kitchen?
If you have been following Feng Shui for some time now, then you must be aware of the significance of the location of a bathroom in a home. While in most cases, you can’t do much about the location of the bathroom in your home, there are certain Feng Shui antidotes that will help you remove negative energy, and bring in positive energy to the bathroom. So, in today’s blog, we bring you 6 challenging bathroom locations and how to deal with them.
Challenge #1 Bathroom right in the center of the house
Since the center of the house is considered the heart of the house or the yin-yan point, a bathroom that is centrally located is considered bad Feng Shui.
Solution: If your bathroom is located in the center of the house, consider keeping it clean and dry always. Add some art, scented candles, and air-purifying indoor plants in the bathroom. In case you don’t have a window in the bathroom, think of investing in some good quality adjustable light, so that you can increase and decrease the brightness when required.
Challenge #2: Bathroom facing the front door
Since Chi (universal energy) enters the house through the main door, a bathroom that is facing the front door of the house is considered bad Feng Shui, as it is believed that most of the positive energy will drain out through the bathroom.
Solution: One of the easiest ways to tackle this challenge is to keep the bathroom door closed, always. Additionally, think of creating a strong focal point near the entryway to channel the positive energy into the house and away from the bathroom.
Challenge #3: Bathroom door facing the kitchen
Since the kitchen is the place where you prepare food (which is responsible for the health of your family), a bathroom door facing the kitchen is considered bad Feng Shui. This is because, when you have two doors facing each other, the positive energy gets drained out of the bathroom.
Solution: The trick is to create as much division between the two doors as possible. Think of using a bamboo screen, a temporary divider, or a tall potted plant to create a boundary between the two areas of the house. Additionally, keep the bathroom clean and filled with good Feng Shui charms.
Challenge #4: Bathroom right above the bedroom
We all know that a bathroom that is located right above the bedroom is bad Feng Shui.
Solution: If possible try to limit the usage of the bathroom upstairs as much as possible. If the bed is situated right below the bathroom, then think of changing the position of the bed.
Challenge #5: Bathroom under the staircase
Stairs have a horrible reputation in Feng Shui.
Solution: In case you have a bathroom situated under a staircase consider keeping the area well-lit and in good condition. Create strong Feng Shui in the area by keeping the area neat and dry.
Challenge #6: Bathroom in the North-West direction of the house
Bathrooms in the North-West area aren’t a good idea as per Feng Shui.
Solution: Avoid clutter and don’t position a mirror in front of the toilet seat. Make use of potted air-purifying plants for good Feng Shui.
Wishing you and your home plentiful happy vibes!