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Bathroom Lighting Tips

Posted on May 05, 2015 by Steve Brielmaier | 0 comments








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7 tips before buying your
How Bright?
Match Finish?
Spa Anyone?
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Size?
Master baths need
 

incandescent equivalent (900-1300 Lumens)

Powder rooms
 need at least



 equivalent.
No need to match the faucet or cabinet hardware exactly. Most people will match 2 of the 3. And stay with the same “style.”
Top Designers use dimmers to create a Spa-like ambiance, especially in the Master bath. (you will thank us at 2am!)
To eliminate facial shadows, place one wall sconce mounted at eye level on either side of the mirror. (Easier to do when building!)
Great Bathroom lighting is achieved from several layers of light. Vanity lights should be complimented with recessed, natural and if you have room, a semi flush light.
Install an upward vanity light about 66” high, to bounce light off the ceiling and reduce facial shadows
Vanity Lighting should be about 75% as wide as your mirror. (and Mirror should be about 65% as wide as the vanity cabinet.)
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