It’s almost impossible to use a bathroom in the dark. Thankfully, there’s a variety of lighting arrangements on the market suited for different rooms and uses. Let us take a closer look at some of the best lighting types and arrangements for your bathroom.

Mood Lighting

Mood lighting is becoming increasingly popular for bathrooms. There’s no reason that your bathroom can’t have a bit of a personality of its own. Mood lighting tends to be a bit softer and accented around the edges. Consider lighting the edges of your mirror or sink for an awesome effect, and you can also add a dimmer for ultimate control over the lighting. Matching the mood lighting of your bathroom with the rest of your home is stylish as well.


Next, LEDs are a great option due to how budget-friendly and energy efficient they are. You can purchase LEDs for your entire bathroom without breaking your wallet. At the same time, they are extremely reliable for lighting arrangements that can take a variety of shapes and sizes. You can add an LED strip on the ceiling to illuminate every square inch of your bathroom. On the other hand, concealing LED lights behind a curtain give off a dim, soothing effect.

Brighter Bulbs

If you dress or do your hair and apply makeup in your bathroom, you probably want the strongest lighting possible. In this case, it may not be a question of what type of bulb to use; it’s more of a question of how much brightness in the measure of lumens you can expect from wattages of different types of bulbs.

Incandescent bulbs fit this description and have been a popular source of illumination for bathrooms over the years. However, incandescent bulbs are not very energy efficient and can burn out more quickly than LED or CFL bulbs. If you understand the brightness of a standard 60-watt incandescent bulb, though, you’ll find they give off between 650 and 850 lumens. A more energy-efficient LED or CFL bulb gives off the same amount of brightness in a 7 to 10-watt or 13 to 18-watt version, respectively.

Qualified Lighting Professionals

In conclusion, these are a variety of lighting types and arrangements for your bathroom. At [GVEC Home®], we provide professional electrician services and are familiar with the most effective types of lighting and all the variables for your home. In addition to lighting, we’re experts in electrical upgrades, residential solar, and AC services. We would be happy to tell you all about the services we offer and ways we can help update your home lighting choices. Contact us online or by phone at 866.684.2359 today. We have offices in Gonzales, Schertz, Seguin, La Vernia, and Cuero.

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