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Old 12-02-2012, 07:36 AM   #1
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Bathroom light height


I'm currently adding a basement bathroom. Is there a standard height for a wall mounted octagon box for a bathroom vanity light?

Also, does it have to be right center or do the wide vanity lights allow you room to move it side to side?

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84". Centering left to right is best.

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Not really. It all depends on the height of the vanity and the height of the mirror. Many basement bathrooms will have a low ceiling due to ductwork/plumbing being directly above so you would have to go with sconces or overhead lighting.
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Not really. It all depends on the height of the vanity and the height of the mirror. Many basement bathrooms will have a low ceiling due to ductwork/plumbing being directly above so you would have to go with sconces or overhead lighting.
Thanks guys. I have about 96 inches to my ceiling so I put it at about 80 inches high, centered to the vanity.
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