There are standard sizes for everything, so what about mirrors? There is a wide range of standard mirror sizes for different types of mirrors. 16 inch mirrors are common, and you can find then all the way up to a three-foot mirror, which is the largest standard size.
To make things even more confusing, there are other types of mirrors that have their own unique standards sizes. This article has all the information you need to know about standard mirror sizes that you’ll find in the kitchen, bathrooms and other areas of the home in case you need to know.
Standard Mirror Sizes
Each type of mirror tends to have a common size range that you’ll find. Here are the most common mirror sizes for the different types of mirrors:
- Wall Mirror – 24 inches by 34 inches
- Interior Closet Door Mirror – 18 inches by 36 inches
- Vanity Table Mirror – 28 inches by 14 inches to 33.5inches by 37.5inches
- Dressing Table Mirror – 32-inches high x 16-inches wide
- Shower Wall Mirror – 12-inches high x 24-inches wide
- Wall Mounted Bathroom Vanity Mirrors – 30 to 48 inches wide by 24 inches tall
Lets look at a few of these in more detail.
Standard Wall Mounted Bathroom Mirror Sizes
When shopping for a mirror to mount above your vanity, the rule of thumb is 2 to 4 inches narrower than your vanity. For example, a 24-inch wide vanity would normally get a mirror that was 20 to 24 inches wide. Not only does this look right plain, it leaves room to frame your mirror and give it extra style!
The wider your vanity is , the larger mirror you can get. Check the vanity for maximum dimensions, and choose a mirror that fits inside those dimensions.
Shower Wall Mirror Sizes
Shower wall mirrors have a special standard size. They are made to be mounted on a 45-degree angle, which actually takes up less space compared to a flat mirror that is mounted vertical or horizontal to the surface it’s on
These mirrors are often convex shaped to make up for the fact that they usually don’t have any backing behind them. The size of these mirrors is also smaller than standard wall mirrors to make up for the curve and give you a more accurate reflection.
Wall Mirrors Sizes
Wall mirrors vary the most in size. The size mirror you want depends greatly on the space available on the wall where you’re placing it.
The standard size for a typical wall mirror is 24 inches by 36 inches. However, you have to be careful when shopping for these. If you are buying a framed mirror, many manufacturers make a mirror that is the same size, but flipped horizontally so that the frame is on top instead of at the bottom and vice versa.
There is quite a range in standard mirror sizes, so try to find a mirror that fits within the range of the standard sizes for the type of mirror you’re going to get!