Bathroom Basins and Lit Mirrors

14 July, 2019

We are in the process of choosing mirrors for the basins in a new build. We are leaning toward lit mirrors as opposed to having to choose wall lighting and ordinary mirrors. Ceiling heights are 2400

These are some of the mirrors I liked:

Vega 80







Is there a general rule of thumb for the proportions?

Ceiling heights are 2400

Master Ensuite 1800 x 2900

Vanity 1400 x 480/500 with two 430mm wash bowls

This room has recessed 5 x LED

I was thinking of 2 mirrors at 500w each?

Ensuite 4 1750 x 1900

450 x 320 with wall hung basin no vanity unit below

This room has recessed 5 x LED

Ensuite 2 1800 x 3100

830 x 490 compact basin with vanity drawers below to fit

This room has recessed 5 x LED

Family Bath 1800 x 3100

830 x 400 with vanity drawers below to fit

This room has recessed 5 x LED

WC Hall 1000 x 200

500 x 220 Handrinse basin

The only other light source in this bathroom is a single recessed LED

I must also be aware of shaver sockets? Is there a general rule for those as well? Some of the mirrors above have integrated sockets for shavers and toothbrushes.

Thanks in advance for any thoughts, suggestions, etc.

Comments (3)

  • PRO
    bubbles bathrooms and tiles

    Rule of thumb we use when specifying mirrors with lights is size, if it's going over a vanity area having a matching size looks the most appealing. Alternatively if you are having the mirror elsewhere (on a long wall) a nice large mirror 1000x800 will give you more light and make a larger room feel bigger.

    Sockets are always a nice add on, most of us have electric tooth brushes but this isn't always necessary. I hope this helps a little, good luck wit your search!

  • amcartolano

    Thank you! I am feeling a little overwhelmed by it all!

  • PRO
    Oasys Property Solutions

    How about opting for a bespoke mirror, to the size of your wall, with lights within on IP rated pendant lights in front. Chrome light fittings will almost match the mirror themselves. It may not be as expensive as you expect.

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