Sorry, but currently MirrorChic does not offer frames for oval mirrors.
Removing a MirrorChic frame is not difficult if you want to remodel. Using fishing line or dental floss, you can separate the frame from the mirror, and then use a product like Goo Gone® or Goof-Off® to remove the tape residue from the mirror and frame. If you want to reuse your MirrorChic frame, contact our customer service and we can send you replacement double-sided tape and alignment corners for re-installation
You may not need to replace the clips on your mirror (if you even have them). Any clips smaller than 1 inch in length & less than 1/16 inch thick, should not need to be replaced. If your current clips are larger than this, do not despair, replacing them is easy to do and the replacement clips are free.
Channels & clips are sometimes used to hold a mirror to the wall, but not always. In most situations, bathroom mirrors are glued to the wall. A channel is a piece of metal that runs along the bottom of your mirror to support it. Clips would also be used along the top & possibly the sides in conjunction with a channel for optimal support. Clips come in many sizes/styles and not all are acceptable to put a frame over, but they can be easily replaced with our free MirrorChic replacement clips. Our frames install over the channel and mirror clips (as long as they have a low enough profile).
It might be possible to add a MirrorChic frame to a medicine cabinet. However, this would be on a case-by-case situation. Take a few pictures of your medicine cabinet, email them to our customer service along with your contact info, and we will call you to discuss options.
MirrorChic frames are made to fit over your existing mirror, saving you the hassle and cost of removing your existing mirror, which may be glued to the wall. Removing your existing mirror could result in damage to the wall, not to mention the time & expense of having it done. MirrorChic frames are simple and require no special tools or skills to install. MirrorChic frames also come in a variety of frame styles not currently available as an over-the-counter complete framed mirror.
Recently MirrorChic added a new frame that is stainable & paint-able, which is perfect for those that want to match the color of their custom cabinets. This new frame is the American Red Oak.
If you are wanting to match a stain color, we suggest that you order multiple samples of the American Red Oak first in order to practice staining to get the proper color/shade before staining the frame. If you are planning on painting your frame to match, check out our “How to Paint a Frame” blog post to help prepare you for this procedure.
Of course you can! If fact, we encourage you to order samples. Computer monitors are like TV’s in that each one will have a different color hue for the same picture. The frame’s color you see on your computer monitor may not match the actual product. By ordering a sample you can see the actual product color and style which will enable you to choose the best frame for your situation.
Yes, we sell mirrors too, but only for local customers in North San Diego County, Temecula, Murrieta, or South Orange County.
Resting on the backsplash is not a problem for MirrorChic frames, just be sure to let us know when you order.
MirrorChic frames come backed with double-sided professional grade adhesive tape. Once the backing is removed it will adhere your new frame directly to your mirror.
Most MirrorChic frames are made of either solid wood or MDF (medium density fiberboard). A few of our frames are made of a high density Polystyrene material. All of our frames offer quality and longevity. You can be sure that whatever your choice, it will look beautiful on your mirror and last for many years if properly cared for.
Once our frame is installed, the edge of the mirror will not be visible. Our typical frames have a 3/8 inch overhang on all sides for a cleaner and more refined look. If you have zero clearance on a side, the frame will be flush with that edge of the mirror.
You can still add a frame but the large plastic clips will need to be replaced with low-profile clips before putting a frame on your mirror. This is not a problem, just let us know when ordering and we will send you replacement metal clips at no charge.
As long as the bevel on your mirror is less than 1″ wide, our frames will work. There must be a flat, un-beveled part of the mirror in order for the frame to adhere properly. Because your new frame will adhere to your mirror, you will lose the bevel, but gain style and elegance. If you have a bevel please avoid frames less than 3″ in width. Please inform us on your order when your mirror is beveled.
Splicing is what we do when a frame is longer than our available frame material. Splicing is normally required on frames over 104” in length. We splice two pieces together to reach the total length needed. Sometimes splicing a frame may be required in order to reduce shipping cost since shipping a frame over 100” in length can be more expensive than the cost of the frame itself.
Every order is custom cut to the specifications you require. We consider any size frame up to 98 inches in length to be a standard size. Mirrors exceeding 98 inches in length will require splicing of the frame in order to cover the full length, but this is possible for most frames. Additional charges on large frames for splicing & shipping will apply. We suggest that you contact our customer support to discuss your large frame needs.
MirrorChic frames are easy to assemble and without special tools. The only tools needed are a hammer, level (optional), and some rags. Everything else will be supplied.
Yes, you can! All our frames are custom cut and will mount directly onto the face of your mirror so that extra space around your mirror is not needed.
Medium-density fiberboard (MDF) is an engineered wood product made by breaking down hardwood or softwood residuals into wood fibers, combining it with wax and a resin binder, and forming boards by applying high temperature and pressure. These boards are then milled to the proper profile for moulding or picture frame. MDF is an extremely versatile building product, chosen for its strength, affordability, durability, and consistency.