5 Types of Lights That Can Beautify Your Home
February 25, 2019 3:49:00 AM EST
It is never too late to change and upgrade bad lighting in your home. Don’t worry if you are not an expert in lighting or not a daring DIY kind of person. You can always have good lighting in a day or two that satisfies your expectations and doesn’t drain your wallet.
LED downlights offer bright directional lights and are recessed into a ceiling. These are essentially spotlights and are much more unobtrusive than traditional spotlights. Most spotlights offer you a choice of bezel. From black or white ceramic to brushed aluminum and brass, these lights can make any room look stylish. Though these lights provide good lighting in a room, you need to know the number of lights required to install to illuminate the room. They also provide you superior energy efficiency and longer life spans. The trick is to install one LED per square meter and leave a space of half a meter between the lights and each wall. You can do this and you don’t need to spend extra money and time on an electrician.
LED under cabinet lights
Under cabinet lighting is as important as recessed lighting in your house. It is the best lighting for carrying out chores like cutting veggies and experimenting in the kitchen. This is the best lighting option if you want to light up your bookshelves, pantries, and cabinets. These lights are used in places that have frequent activity. LED under cabinet lights use 60 to 75 percent less energy than other light sources and also have a good lifespan. The LED under cabinet lights that you buy needs to have frosted lens included to diffuse the light diodes which reduces glare spots.
Antique LED bulbs
This is a new crop of LED light bulbs that want to combine modern technology with old school looks. This trend was started for those people who were not ready to say goodbye to incandescent bulbs but since big brands started manufacturing them, they have a niche market of their own. The good news is, if you like this trend, you have a lot of choices in antique bulbs. They are available in different sizes, shapes, and designs. These are used more for decorative purposes since they have a lower lumen output and are suited for fixtures like scones and pendants. It is used to enhance ambiance and add a retro feel to a space or room.
Patio Light Sets
You can transform your garden or backyard with patio light sets. If you have an event or a party, these lights set a good mood for the evening. Hanging these lights are not that easy, so you will need an electrician do the work for you. Is the patio light set something you want just for an event or is it something what you want for a few months? The installation process of patio light sets varies according to how long you want these lights. To set up these lights you need c- hook screws, larger planter pots, wooden posts, and quick concrete. You also need pebbles and potting soil.
LED tape light
LED tape lights are used to improve the decor of a space and you can use these lights as accent lighting. These are convenient strip lights that can be used in book shelves, your TV, and your kitchen cabinets. In case, you have water in the space you want to use LED tape lights, it is recommended to go for waterproof LED tape lights. The waterproof LEDS are ideal for pool parties.