What Is the Correct Height to Hang a Mirror?


A mirror should be placed at eye level so that you don't have to strain to see the images. Make sure you can see your face and shoulders and not necessarily the tummy. If it is a bedroom mirror then you have to strike a compromise from the heights of all its potential users. Factors of available space should also be factored in so that the mirror balances well at the middle of the holding wall.
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The maximum height of the mirror frame should be at least 4' to 5' below a cornice, or 2' below a picture rail. If the mirror has feet that extend wider than the width of the mirror frame you must ensure that they do not extend past the end of the mantelpiece shelf. The width of the glass should be greater than the 'site' or 'aperture' of the fireplace.The uprights of the mirror frame should sit over the uprights of the mantelpiece and never be wider than them.
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