Generally bathrooms cover smaller area of the house compared to rest of the rooms what people usually do to light a bathroom is hang a lamp off the ceiling not caring about the design of the bath, intensity of light the color scheme of the bath room or the color of the lamp light etc but come on think about if…Bathrooms are very important portion of your house bathroom is an aspect of your life your bathroom even defines you, that’s where you spend 2.8% of your lifetime in a bathroom. It’s a place to relax, to get charged up that’s where you start and end your day. So it’s better to have a nicely illuminated bath. Get a move on try lighting your bath in a better way.
Now there is more then one way of lighting your bath in a “BETTER WAY” depending upon the design of your bath. Incase your bath utilizes natural light then you need to focus on the post dusk time when it’s dark, sometimes the design of the bath suggests a mixture of natural and man made light sometimes you need just the man made light that illuminates the baths.
There are a few very popular light fixtures for your bath you can use halogen or standard incandescent lights available always try to getting the brightest ones as close to the natural light as possible.
Mirrors can be used to illuminate the baths too as they reflect light they can be great used to conserve power all you need to do is choose a mirror as your center piece you may select from a wide range suiting your bath decor.
Coming down to illumination techniques you can use ambient lighting it covers the general bathroom space with a centrally fitted light for example a chandelier. For special or creative effects you can use several bright lights fitted all along the walls. Incase you want to use the recessed lights, you might need to install several recessed light fixtures or use recessed lights in combination with other styles of lights. Too few recessed light might not be enough. Glass lens are required over the recessed lights, so you might notice the recessed light business is a little expansive.
For shaving purposes you need the task light it is the kind of light allowing you to see yourself more clearly without any shadows on your face for this purpose you need to install the lights on the sides of the mirror in a way that your face is illuminated rather then the mirror it helps to eliminate any shadows on your chin or eyes so you can groom yourself more efficiently.
It’s important to keep safety factors in mind while setting up your bathroom lighting fixtures, get a qualified electrical contractor to do the particular installing and always use fixtures and lights particularly intended for use in wet areas. Place lighting fixtures at least 6 feet away from the bathtub or shower.