What Is the Necessary Wattage for Bathroom Vanity Lighting?

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Bathroom vanity lighting is very important for proper grooming, cleaning, and overall ambiance. Vanity lighting must be a minimum of 150-watts in order to produce enough light.

Lighting Options

Vertical bar lighting is a good choice for the bathroom vanity, but will need to be placed no more than 72-inches above the mirror to be effective. Side bar lighting is another option; it also uses several bulbs to disperse the wattage.