Lighting in the bathroom

Good tips for lighting in the bathroom

Light in the bathroom is essential. It creates a cozy atmosphere, but it is also especially important in practical terms. Read this blog post and get a few good tips for lighting in the bathroom.


Rules for lighting in the bathroom

When you have to choose lighting for the bathroom, you have to pay extra attention compared to lighting in other rooms. Here are specific rules that you should be aware of:

  • Lamps placed in the ceiling must have at least a distance of 225 cm from the floor. Spots are a safe choice here, as they sit close to the ceiling and at the same time provide good light.
  • Should the lighting match the mirror? Then place the lighting at least 65 cm above the sink.

If you comply with these simple rules, you can choose just the lamp you want.

If the lighting is installed elsewhere in the bathroom, please note that the lamps in question must be approved for wet rooms. There are different degrees of requirements. For example, if you want to place a lamp in the shower cabin, it must be IP44 as a minimum. It can be difficult to find your way around, but for safety reasons it is important that the lighting meets the requirements. Therefore, ask us for advice if you have the slightest doubt.


Create a cozy bathroom with the right type of lighting

Although spots are an obvious solution as lighting for the bathroom, it can give a very sterile look if it is the only form of lighting. It can also be especially nice to add different lighting in the bathroom if you have to use night lighting, for example, where the sharp spots can irritate the eye. To give the bathroom the final touch, you can also decorate with nice products such as scented candles, plants, or beautiful storage boxes.


Mirror lighting is important

In a bathroom, mirror lighting is important. Especially for when you perform skin care. Therefore, it is also important to have a light source that allows you to clearly see your skin. Here, LED lighting can be an obvious choice. It provides a pleasant but at the same time clear light that is easy to work with. There are many different types of mirror lighting. Lighting that is integrated into the mirror or lamps that are mounted on the wall. The most effective mirror lighting is light that points out into the room and hits the face without shadows.


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