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Wainscoting everywhere in my bathroom?

Example- close to the sink, behind toilet, above the shower-tub insert/wall enclosure. I really want the wainscoting on the 3 walls, from the top of the Shower insert, to the ceiling. The tub insert is a big 2 piece, tub with walls -think Bathfitters. Is this a good idea??
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So, to be clear, you want the wainscotting on the TOP part of your wall? Because normally its just the bottom three feet of wall. Depending on the style, I think it would look fine if you go proportional to the room, though you would have to add a chair rail to trim the bottom, and a crown molding to clean up where it meets the ceiling.

My family purchased a PVC form of beadboard wainscotting - complete with baseboard and chair rail - from Lowe's. Since it was PVC it is waterproof and very easy to cut.

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Thank you! I will check Lowes out!!
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Putting wood in a bathroom is not a great idea due to the excessive humidity. That will cause a lot of expansion and contraction in the wood. Plus, fitting panels around all those installed fixtures would would be a major task.

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