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3 ways to lighten up your bathroom

The bathroom is one of those rooms in the home that we use often so therefore, it is important to choose the right lighting. Furthermore, the lights you choose should be versatile, practical and elegant at the same time, which is not such an easy task. For this reason, in this article, we will talk to you about your top three options. 

General lighting

As its name suggests, this is the type of decoration used for the purpose of illuminating the entire room. In particular, its intention is to simulate the effect of natural light, which is not easy. Usually, if you own a small bathroom then a single ceiling light may suffice. But if on the other hand, your bathroom is bigger in size, you should install up to three lights. Recessed lighting is also an excellent alternative to achieving a homogeneous and pleasant environment.

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Spot lighting

Rather than lighting up the entire bathroom, you can choose to install spot lights in specific places. It is true that spot lights are compatible with any type of decor but they don't necessarily have to go hand in hand. Most often, you can install one above the mirror, another in the shower area or above the bathtub, and another one near the toilet. In addition, we must mention the fact that spot lights save energy because you only need to turn them on whenever you need them.

Natural lighting

If you are not lucky enough to lighten up your bathroom naturally, it doesn't mean that you cannot still benefit from this option. For example, you can simply install windows in the areas of the bathroom where the sun shines more so you can enjoy the warm and pleasant light during the day. Just make sure that the windows you choose are opaque for maximum privacy. Moreover, this is an excellent alternative because it will provide plenty of ventilation options. Also do not forget to use an artificial lighting system when the night falls.

To conclude, there are many ways to properly lighten up a bathroom. The above three options are just some interesting examples from a general point of view. And, thanks to these ideas, you can create a warm environment marked by your good taste using appropriate decorative elements. The appearance of your bathroom will simply be spectacular. In addition, these types of lighting are subject to customisation so you will have lots of option at your fingertips to suit your taste.

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