Flip the switch on better bath lighting and open your mind to a more beautiful place to get ready in the morning. Your bath is the place you go to freshen up. It's usually your first stop of the day. Don't you want the place that sees your morning face to be the space that wakes you up? You want it to be bright and beautiful. With the right bath lighting fixtures and accessories, you can bathe yourself in light and style every time you walk in.
Bathroom lighting makes a small room seem a little bigger and more grand. It adds a warm touch to a spot that might seem cold with its hard surfaces and edges. Take your bath back with bright ideas in lighting.
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From blah to spa: How bathroom lighting can turn your space into an oasis
Whether your bathroom is hectic or heavenly depends on more than just the size of the room. With the right décor and lighting touches, any bathroom can become more tranquil, providing you a spa-like getaway whenever you need it.
Lighting should be at the heart of your bathroom design – and the more options you give yourself, the more versatile the room will become. But the details of the
Wouldn't it be nice to have a luxurious bathroom that you can feel good about every morning; a place that you aren't embarrassed to show guests? There is always an option to design a new bathroom, but remodeling is expensive, stressful and often very inconvenient. Luckily, there are certain changes you can make to transform the look of your bathroom without tearing it apart. Just incorporate some
A: There are four types of lighting needed to best illuminate your bathroom. They are task, accent, decorative and ambient. Task lighting is primarily used around your vanity. Use lights mounted on each side of the mirror at eye level to eliminate shadows and create the right atmosphere for makeup application, shaving and so on. Accent lighting focuses attention on any kind of art or decor you'd want to feature. Whereas accent light spotlights art, decorative lighting is the art and can be the focal point of the bath. Ambient light fills the gaps in areas that light can't always reach, in the angles and corners of a bathroom space.
A: The IP ratings refer to the degree of risk of electric shock. Since your bathroom is a near water, risk of electric shock is elevated. For your safety please pay close attention to IP ratings. The National Electric Code (NEC) requires GFCI protection for all 15A and 20A, 125V receptacles in the bathroom area of a home.
A: LED is the best type of light bulb for the bathroom if you're looking for energy efficiency. But more traditional incandescent bulbs have a warmer light output that is often sought in the bathroom. A warm-white color temperature between 2700K and 3000K is ideal for a bathroom.