6 Types Of Bathroom Mirrors

By branislav1968 | Bathroom Renovations Newcastle

Jul 09

In addition to serving the practical function, a bathroom mirror also functions as a stylish feature. For your mirror to serve these two roles effectively you need to buy the right one. Here are a few of the major types of mirrors that you can buy:


These are simple units that have a buffed or rounded edge. The cool thing with them is that you mount them directly on your bathroom wall. You can also cut them in almost any size.


These are simply frameless mirrors that have been added a frame. The frame plays a vital role in the entire look of the mirror. When buying the unit ensure that it’s able to easily blend into the style of your bathroom. If you have a contemporary bathroom, the mirror should be simple and clean-lined.

If your bathroom is traditional, go for a more detailed frame.

You can find mirrors of different styles: contemporary, ornate, classic or any other style that you want. It’s up to you to choose the one that is ideal for you.


They are characterized by etched surface designs. In most cases, they come in elaborately carved, ornate frames that give them an elegant look. They are ideal when installed in bathrooms that are highly decorated with traditional details.

They are also ideal when installed in bathrooms with romantic themes.


These are elegant mirrors that come with built-in lighting on the frame. The lighting can be at the top, sides or both. In addition to the light giving the mirror a great look, it also comes in handy when undertaking grooming tasks such as shaving and applying makeup.

When making the purchase, go for mirrors with LED lighting. This is to save energy.

Shadow box

Also known as ledge mirrors, these units come with built-in ledges that hold the different bathroom products. If you like to have soap and other products close at hand, these are the units to go for.


These are simple mirrors with an additional feature-electrical heating pads at the back. The heating pad eliminates the steamy buildup caused by shower water.

They come in different sizes, shapes and designs. It’s up to you to choose the one that is right for you.


These are the different types of mirrors that you can buy. When making the purchase, ensure that you buy them from a reputable store. Also ensure that they are installed by a professional contractor.


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