Why do elevator walls have mirrors? – interesting facts

Posted by on September 20, 2012 in Intresting Facts | 0 comments

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Here is an interesting facts about why they have mirrors on the walls of elevators?


I”m sure you all have walked into the elevator…going up or down, looking at your reflection in the mirror that is there, thinking…hmmm…”I”m looking good!!”  or “Better check if I have that spinach stuck between my teeth!!! Bingo…. they got your mind working on something. Saw how easy it was to distract the mind from boredom or from the fear. One of the reasons they have the mirrors on the walls of waiting rooms and malls is also to distract you mind so the waiting doesn’t feel so long.

Did you ever stop and wonder what the elevator would look like without the mirror??  SMALL!!!  Yup, that”s right…the mirror is placed in the elevator to give it a much larger look…therefore helping people who are claustrophobic do not break down in the elevator… Try it the next time you walk into the elevator….imagine there wasn’t a mirror in front of you……

Now you know why there are mirrors on the elevator walls.




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