Bathroom lighting—or the lack of it—is one of
the features buyers of new homes complain
about most often.
This is true not only of minimal-cost houses.
The complaint is frequent in expensive homes
and rentals, and it's still an issue when owners
get around, to remodeling—which is nine years
or less in nearly 50 percent of the cases.
And, according to one consumer survey,
66.5 percent of 1,100 bathroom remodeling jobs
included improvements in lighting.
The problem is that nobody involved in
house design or construction ever gets around
to thinking about bathroom lighting.
Homeowners usually end up with lights placed
merely as a result of where the electrical subcontractor
put the wire and how much