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Shower mirror installation: What to know?

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Mirroring after a bath is a very good thing, especially for women who do makeup after the bath. But how to install a mirror in the bathroom? Let's find out dear reader.

Why choose a system of fixing the mirror to the wall that does not require drilling?

If you are a renter, if you do not trust your DIY skills. You can check this out here. If you don't have the basic tools - a drill, dowels or screws, if the type of wall is not suitable, or if you just don't want to drill holes, fixing your mirror to the wall without drilling holes will avoid damage. Also, if you want to restore your mirror after you leave home, you won't have to fill in the holes. To do this, we recommend using the following hanging systems, which can support the weight of the wall mirror.

How to install a mirror with adhesive or silicone sealant?

If your mirror is not surrounded by a frame, which is preferable in the bathroom, you can easily use an adhesive or silicone sealant specially designed to attach heavy loads to the bathroom wall. To do this, first clean and degrease the wall and the back of the mirror. Then take the dimensions of the mirror and transfer them with a pencil to the wall in the exact place where the mirror will be attached. Use a spirit level and a square to make sure the marks are level. Note that the ideal height of the mirror is determined by aligning the average eye height of the adults to be focused with its center. Once the markings are complete, you can apply the silicone cartridge or glue to the back of the mirror without nails or screws using a caulking gun.

  How do I attach a mirror to an adhesive hook without drilling?

If your mirror is small, lightweight and you have two-point wall hooks, you can also use self-adhesive wall hooks. However, they must support the weight of the mirror. If your mirror is very light, you can also hang it from a two-pin hook attached with wire, nylon or string. To do this, use a spirit level, attach the hooks horizontally to a clean wall mount and measure the axial distance between the mirror supports. All that's left to do is hang the mirror on the wall.