How high should vanity lights be-9' ceilings?

swhite10December 4, 2010

Our vanity lights were installed yesterday and in the master bath, they are nearly at the ceiling. I don't know why it was wired so high up, and of course I never knew anything was askew until the lights were installed. There's obviously plenty of room for a humongous mirror. I don't even know what options I have at this point, but they do look ridiculous sitting up that high. How high are your vanity lights installed on the wall with your 9' ceilings?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
normclc

If you are talking about on either side of the mirror, they shouild be mounted 5'6".
If your're talking about over the mirror, it should be mounted at 6'6" to 7'0".

    Bookmark   December 7, 2010 at 11:28PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bh401

My builder and I had this discussion yeasterday. Most vanity lights are placed atleast 6'3" to around 7'. Partly depends on the size of your lights.(He had me bring the print out of the lights I ordered with the sizes) Also have to account for hieght of user.(Planning for future growth of my 14 year 6' son in his bathroom)

    Bookmark   December 8, 2010 at 6:09PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
swhite10

Our are mounted higher because of the height of the mirror that's going in there. I remember it all clearly now, but had to be reminded by several workers why they were placed so high.
Thanks for your responses!

    Bookmark   December 10, 2010 at 5:14PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Rosette on slanted dining room ceiling?
Moved into a resale which has a dining room fixture...
Barb P
Durable Outdoor Motion Sensor Light
I would like some recommendations on quality, durable...
happs
Retrofitting off-sized recessed lighting with LEDs-Help?
We are renovating our just-purchased apartment and...
lindy74
Disappointed with my LED recessed lights ... what now?
My LED recessed lights (Cree 6'' 2700K) were installed...
aussies
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™