The Benefits of Mirrors in the Home

Whether you are designing the interiors of your new home, renovating your living room, or re-decorating your bedroom, there is one fixture you can use to make the room look larger and more spacious: Mirrors!

Optical illusions created by mirrors in your home magnify small spaces and narrow pathways such that they look vast and wide. Mirrors can also add brightness to a room. Since they reflect light, they make the room more attractive and cheerful.  As such, adding mirrors on dark hallways and passageways is a good idea. Mirrors on the ceiling can make the room appear taller and less crowded. Similarly, if an empty area in your home needs a decorative item that will also be functional at the same time, placing a mirror will serve both purpose.

A mirror that is strategically placed in a certain area can serve as a unifying element. A mirror at a right angle to a window can create a connection with the lawn or the front porch. A mirrored wall in front of the fireplace or right above it will highlight your fireplace and will reflect the fire creating a cozy ambience in your living room.

Mirrors can also be customized to fit your walls or other spaces. Some people even use mirrors to create a unique décor that will bring out the distinctive personality of their homes. Mirrors provide opportunities to bring out creativity in the home design without sacrificing functionality. Instead of a big wall mirror, small mirrors can create patterns that will give the home a unique appeal. There are also various colors and types of mirrors that one can choose from.

Jim’s Glass manufactures their mirrors ensuring the highest quality and perfect, precision, cut to size measurements. We offer a complimentary in-home measure & quote service to discuss your ideas. During this time a trained glass specialist will discuss your options and provide you with a quote. Call 131 546 to book an appointment.

Phillip-Mauviel-Jims-Glass The Benefits of Mirrors in the Home

Divisional General Manager – Jim’s Glass (Australia)
Board Member – Australian Glass & Glazing Association
President – Glass & Glazing Association of South Australia