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TramondKrick 08-16-2012 05:57 AM

Installing a vanity mirror in my bathroom?
Hi all,

I am remodeling my bathroom and installing a new vanity mirror above my sink. I have been told that i can "glue" it to the wall over the textured paint. I am not to sure about this and could use some advice on mounting the mirror properly and so that it doesn't show any hooks or hangers.

Thanks in advance,

kok328 08-16-2012 04:00 PM

Use a mastic designed especially for mirrors.
It has the rated holding power and will not remove the silver backing that makes a piece of glass a mirror.
Look for Mirror Mastic at any big box store.
Apply it in dabs about 3/8" of inch thick, press the mirror evenly into place and walk away (scary I know but, it works).

CallMeVilla 08-17-2012 11:02 AM

Plate mirrors are out of date. The modern style is picture framed mirrors that hang on the wall. Mirror mastic is the preferred adhesive IF you install a plate mirror but why do it? With a framed mirror, you can change out the look much more easily for redecorating -- plus it looks so much more upgraded.

I would urge you to think twice about this . . . ;)

jmc0319 08-24-2012 06:49 PM

I have to agree with Villa on this. I purchased a house that had large mirrors above the bathroom vanities. I bought frames from Mirror Mate. They were extremely easy to install. Plenty of styles to choose from and they look great.

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