Mirrors FAQs

Below are a handful of frequently asked questions we have received about our residential and commercial Mirror service. If your question is not listed here you can easily ask a question.

What Can Mirrors Be Used For?

Amplify light, add drama, create interesting reflections and frame views. Mirrors can brighten up a room Mirrors can be made a focal point e.g. a mantel piece Mirror windows Illuminate dark corners Different shape mirrors Mirrors to double your space Mirrors for small spaces

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What Are Bevelled Edge Mirrors?

A bevelled mirror is a mirror that has edges that are cut and polished to a precise angle and size.This means the glass is thin around the edges of the mirror. While the middle portion remainsthe standard ¼ thickness

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What Is The Difference Between a Lens & A Mirror?

A lens is an optical device that focuses light on a crucial point through refraction. There are specialcoatings and shapes of lenses that can be used to create a compound optical device. Whereas amirror is a reflective surface that tries to preserve the detailed characteristics for the original light.

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Are There Limitations Using Shaped Mirrors?

This is normally found on mirrors hanging on the walls with or without frames and glass tops. Normally on a glass top, there is not full support underneath the glass. So the bevel can be seen.

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How Are Mirrors Made?

Mirrors are made by placing a very thin and smooth layer of silver on a piece of glass. The layer stops light from passing by and this is where the reflection takes place and this allows us to see ourselves in the mirror. This idea was thought up by Justus Von Leibig almost 200 years ago in Germany.

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Why Do Lifts Use Mirrors?

Lifts are used in private and public spaces as a means of travelling up and down different building levels. Mirrors were installed in lifts because people had a fear of falling. By installing mirrors in lifts and elevators, people became distracted and were no longer preoccupied with the fear of falling.

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What Is The History of Glass?

It is said people started to look at their reflections in streams, rivers and pools of water. The first man-made mirror was made from polished stone in Turkey at least 6000 years ago. The Ancient Egyptians used polished copper for mirrors.

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