Bathroom wall light fixtures are normally used in conjunction with ceiling lights. While your bathroom ceiling light functions as general lighting for your bathroom, your bathroom wall lights should be used for task lighting such as styling or curling your hair, shaving, putting on or removing make-up and other such tasks.
Bathroom wall light fixtures are often to referred to as vanity lights because these lights are often placed above or on either side of your bathroom’s vanity mirror. Without this type of bathroom lighting it would be extremely difficult to get a close shave or too see if you have put on too much blush. A lack of bathroom wall light features can leave you feeling like you are working in the dark, quite literally.
What Type of Bathroom Wall Light Fixtures Should You Choose
Bathroom wall light features run the gambit for extremely sleek and simple to incredibly ornate. However, choosing simple bathroom lighting is always the best unless you want to spend a lot of extra time in bathroom dusting around fancy scroll work in order to keep your bathroom lighting looking it’s best.
In fact, the lack of the need for constant maintenance is why more and more hotels and homes are using LED bathroom wall light fixtures for their vanity lights. LED vanity lights are long lasting with some of these light lasting 20,000, 50,000, 70,000 hours or more before they need to be changed. And since these light don’t use light bulbs, you won’t have to worry if you have the right wattage of light bulbs on hand to go into your bathroom wall light fixtures.
Along with being maintenance free and long-lasting LED lighting is also energy efficient using only between 20% and 50% of the energy that more traditional lighting options use. This energy savings could save you money on your energy bill, especially if own or operate a hotel where you will need dozens of bathroom wall light fixtures. The more money you save the higher your profits will be.
In addition LED lighting is extremely environmentally friendly for a number of reasons. First, because they are energy efficient they reduce the demand on power companies to produce more electricity. Unlike more traditional forms of lighting LED lights also do not produce excess heat as waste so they do not add to the problem of global warming. Best of all these lights are 100% recyclable so they won’t be added to the local landfill.
LED lighting is also affordable, more affordable than most people think. While these lights do initially cost a bit more than traditional lighting options, the money you save on purchasing light bulbs, doing maintenance, and on your energy bills quickly results in these lights actually costing less in the long run that traditional lighting options.
Do keep in mind that LED Bathroom wall light fixtures do need to be wired directly into your 240 volt electric main and that wiring should be done by a qualified electrician.