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How can i hang mirrors in my bathroom?

26th Nov '22 • By

Your bathroom mirror is an essential part of your daily routine, helping you prepare for the day while also reflecting light around the room to make it appear more spacious.

There are various ways to hang mirrors in your bathroom, and different styles to complement your bathroom. You can hang a mirror by yourself, or you can also hire a handyman to install it on the wall of your bathroom. If you go with this option, begin to gather multiple handyman quotes before you choose the one that works for you. If you want to know approximately how much a handyman costs, you can read our guide.

When it comes to installation methods, here are the most common ways you can hang your bathroom mirrors.

modern grey bathroom with plants and timber features1. Mirror Clips

You can use metal or solid plastic clips to hang your bathroom mirror. The choice mainly depends on the size and weight of the mirror you will hang. Clips can provide support that lasts for a long time if properly installed. The best way to clip your mirror bathroom is to have it done by a handyman who has the knowledge and experience in hanging bathroom mirrors using this method, which often requires drilling into the surface of your wall.

2. Mount It to the Wall

You can hang a bathroom mirror on your wall by mounting it to the surface of the wall. Mounting your bathroom mirror to the wall allows you to keep it extremely steady, and requires a handyman to fix it to the surface.

3. Adhesive

Hanging your bathroom mirror with an adhesive is something you can do by yourself. You just have to ensure you buy a strong enough adhesive for the size of your mirror and that your measurements are accurate when fitting it. But if you have very limited knowledge of hanging bathroom mirrors with adhesive, a handyman can still help you settle the job.

backlight-bathroom-lights-above-double-sinksBathroom Mirror Types 

Here is a list of ideas on how you can hang and install a mirror in your bathroom. Each of the bathroom mirror ideas also depicts a unique style that may or may not suit the style of your bathroom. That is why if you’re hiring a handyman to do the job for you, you must communicate your preferences clearly to guarantee satisfaction.

1. Full-Bleed Mirror

You can hang a mirror as it is, without edges, which is known as a full-bleed mirror. They’re plain and simple and are available in a wide range of sizes. Full-bleed mirrors are perfect for a minimalistic space. Although you can choose a small one if you’re on a budget or have limited space, a large full-bleed mirror is best for a full-body view.

modern bathroom with timber vanity and twin sinks

2. Mirror Cabinet

A mirror cabinet is a multifunctional option for your bathroom. It is usually a face mirror that serves as a door to a small cabinet where you can put your bathroom essentials, such as a toothbrush, face wash, and moisturisers. Aside from being multifunctional, they save space in your bathroom and give you everything you need without requiring you to move around your bathroom. They’re sturdy and convenient, especially when you’re in a rush.

3. Framed Mirrors

Mirrors in a frame are also a good bathroom mirror idea. The frame protects the edges of your mirror and adds a focal point to your space. A mirror in a frame is suitable even if you need to move it from one place to another, as the frame prevents damage from being bumped.

If you'd like more advice on hanging your bathroom mirrors, get in touch with a handyman in your area today.

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