Common Questions about Decorative Mirrors
Where can I use a decorative mirror?
These mirrors are often made to be hung on a wall and add space to a room as well as provide a reflection for grooming, etc. They may add depth as well as a bit of the mysterious to a room. The decor mirror comes with hardware and is easily hung in hallways, living and dining rooms, bedrooms, and children's rooms.
Are there mirrors that do not need to be hung on a wall?
Yes, some tall mirrors can be leaned up against a wall or mounted to provide a full image. You will be able to find this type of mirror in a framed design; wood, plastic or metal may be the element surrounding the mirror, and different finishes provide a decorative effect. They can be mounted on a wall, with no hanging hardware required for installation. A framed floor-length mirror has a timeless quality and serves a practical purpose as well by providing reflections for grooming.
What are some common shapes and sizes of decor mirrors that I might find?
Wall decor mirrors come in round, rectangular, and square shapes. You can choose a size to fit the area where it is to be placed. Sometimes a mirror will be placed above a small table, such as in a hallway of a home, so the members of the household can check their appearance before leaving the house. Additionally, a mirror in a hallway adds depth to the small space. Although there are many sizes, some sizes and shapes that are common are: Round - 28 inch diameter to 36 inch diameter; Arched - 45 inches high x 35 inches wide; Rectangular- 36 inches high x 24 inches wide; Floor-length - 70 inches high x 35 inches wide; Sunburst - 32 inches diameter; and Oval - 40 inches high x 24 inches wide.
How do I clean my new mirror?
You may dust it with a soft cloth that is dry. To clean your mirror with cleaning products, spray a small amount of your favorite glass cleaner onto a soft cloth that is lint-free and wipe it down.
What are some of the materials used in a wall decor mirror?
Options that you can choose from include a large variety of natural and man-made materials. A mirror that is decorative might be sold frame-less as well as with an ornately decorative frame. They might have a distressed or antique finish to blend in with traditional decor to add a timeless quality to a room. Materials for the frame can range from ceramic mosaic to metal, acrylic, wood planks, distressed wood, distressed bronze, or silver and cast iron.