How To Choose Your Bathroom Lighting
Bathroom Light Types
- Defined by being installed on the ceiling
- Ceiling light must be UL-rated for damp or wet locations
Ceiling lights add an extra touch of light and style, and work great with other bathroom light fixtures.Shop All Bathroom Ceiling Lights
- Light casts upward
- Typically vanity lights
Provides the traditional vanity light feel but with a softer lighting experience since the light is not pointing down on a mirror.Shop All Up Lighting
- Light casts downward
- Typically ceiling lights or vanity lights
Down lit ceiling lights offer a soft and overall lighting experience. And vanity lights that point down offer a brighter experience because they typically reflect more on your mirror.
- Casts light in all directions
- Typically bath bars, bath strips, and ceiling lights
Both bath bars and bath strips point lights in nearly all directions, which offer a nearly even lighting experience in your bathroom. Ceiling lights can offer ambient lighting experience because they tend to illuminate an entire room’s space.Shop All Ambient Lighting
Ceiling Fan Terminology
Bathroom lights must be UL-listed for either damp or wet locations. Damp rated lights may not be installed over a shower where it will experience the most moisture. There are wet shower recessed lights that can sustain the higher moisture content.