Choose a perfect mirror for your bathroom design.
- Wall Mirrors
- Countertop Mirrors
- Floor Mirrors
- LED Mirrors
The most commonly used and most popular type of mirror in a bathroom is the wall mirror. Wall mirrors offer a wide variety of benefits. Firstly, they are generally the biggest mirrors you can incorporate in your bathroom. This is a great feature of wall mirrors, due to the amount of reflective space you get out of them. They can also include a variety of feature within their designs. Wall mirrors can often include beautiful frames that are versatile and can be included in many bathroom designs. Common materials for frames include various types of metal and wood with a large selection of different finishes. Wall mirrors can also include LED lighting to improve the lighting in your room as well as make it easier to see things in the reflection of the mirror. Another great thing about wall mirrors is the fact they can make your bathroom look bigger. If you incorporate a large wall mirror in your bathroom, the reflection will give off the illusion of a bigger bathroom, if placed in the correct place. If you include multiple mirrors in your bathroom in this fashion, you could see some very good results.
If you aren’t necessarily looking for a larger mirror and are more focused on a smaller mirror for makeup, shaving or something similar, consider purchasing a mirror that can be placed or installed on your countertop. Countertop mirrors can be hardwired, battery powered or plugged in with a cord. This gives you the option to have either a fixed mirror or a mirror that can be maneuverable. These mirrors can also give you the option of the type of arms they have. Some arms are bendable while others are fixed in solid spot. Typically these mirrors can have one to three flexible arms in order to help you position your mirror in the perfect location. LED capabilities are also another option that you have for countertop mirrors. If you are planning on using this mirror for close up makeup application or something similar, an LED mirror could be the best way to go. LED lighting lasts long and is very reliable, making for a safe and rewarding investment. These types of mirrors are great for both large and small bathrooms due to their versatility and usefulness. You can essentially include countertop mirrors in any bathroom that has space for them.
There are many benefits to floor standing mirrors. Firstly, they offer a full reflection of your entire body. This is a great feature especially if you are trying to make sure your outfit is looking in order or for any other reason you may have. Another good aspect of a floor standing mirror is that they are generally easy to store and take up very little space. The design factor is another aspect of floor standing mirrors that is very appealing. Similar to wall mirrors, floor standing mirrors can have a multitude of different frames and frame finishes to present a beautiful and stylish design. One of the most convenient things about floor mirrors is the convenient storage methods and versatility they offer. Storing a floor mirror is as easy as putting it up against the wall or behind a door. If you want to move your floor mirror to the wall, some floor mirrors come with wall hanging capabilities. Floor mirrors are typically designed to sit on the floor however, so it is advised that if you purchase a floor mirror, you should use it as such to avoid any issues.
Most mirrors can include LED lighting. As bathroom tech keeps evolving and trends keep growing, LED lighting is becoming more popular in bathrooms due to the convenience and quality that it provides in your bathroom. As previously mentioned, LED lighted mirrors can be battery powered, hardwired or have a plug-in cord. The most efficient way to power the LED mirror is the hardwiring approach, however you will most likely need to install your mirror in one fixed position. LED lighting is very reliable and will absolutely save you money in the long run, even though you may have to spend a bit more money in the beginning when you first buy the mirror. This isn’t typically a problem for a long term bathroom design, but if this is only for the short term, battery powered or a cord plug-in might be the better option for you. Whichever style you end up choosing, be sure that it will be the best option for your bathroom design.
Just like any other fixture, mirrors will range in price depending on what you decide to get. For example, mirrors with added features such as LED lighting will typically be a bit more expensive due to the extra benefits. This shouldn't deter you from exploring your options however, because LED lighting and other features are generally well worth your money. To give some kind of idea, a typical wall mirror will cost about $300 to $800, if you are looking for a high quality mirror. Other mirrors will range similarly, depending on added features, size, etc. There isn't a specific average price for a bathroom mirror, so the options are there.
Every type of mirror offers a great assortment of benefits that can improve the overall quality, design and comfort of your bathroom.