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Small bathroom (5x5) adding mirrors on three walls, a good idea?

Small bathroom (5x5) adding mirrors on three walls, a good idea?

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Old 08-13-16, 08:57 PM
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Small bathroom (5x5) adding mirrors on three walls, a good idea?

We have a 5 ft x 5 ft really small bath room, which we are considering to add mirrors on three walls to make it look bigger (see attached photo - mirrors are considered to add on the three walls with red line). What's the pros and cons with this approach (three walls of mirrors)? Thoughts or comments? Thanks!

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Old 08-14-16, 04:19 AM
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Considering a bathroom is not a focal point of a house, why do you want to make it "look" bigger? It is a place to enter, do your thing, and leave. I doubt anyone would notice the size of such a room as a detriment, and mirrors are spooky, IMO.
 
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While an argument could be made for the mirrors at the vanity, no way would I want a mirrored wall that a door opens up onto both because of the nightmare keeping it clean and if the door bumper stop fails it might not be pretty if the door knob contacts the mirror.
 
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Old 08-14-16, 05:09 AM
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I don't know if it applies to such a small room, but painting one wall a little darker than the other walls makes a room look wider.
 
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