The benefits of installing LED lighting in your home or business are endless. LED bulbs are energy-efficient, cost-effective, and durable.
LED bulbs are the latest advancement in lighting and offer a great alternative to replacing your current halogen or standard lights. Below is a list of benefits of LED lighting in the House:
The Top Benefits of Installing LED Lighting:
When planning your next remodeling project it’s important to discuss a comprehensive lighting strategy with your contractor. Updating your home from incandescent to LED lighting can save you money while enhancing your home’s ambiance inside and out. As well, it will showcase your newly remodeled areas.
Save on Energy Bills and Enhance Your Decor
The most common places where homeowners use LED lights are in their kitchen, dining rooms, and living rooms. This is because these are the areas where lights stay on for the longest period. Therefore, LEDs would be the most beneficial in these areas.
Many types of LED lights and different modern styles of light fixtures are available, so finding something to suit your taste should not be a problem. Your remodeler can guide you through options available to help you make the appropriate lighting choices.
Types of Led Lights for Homes
LED lights for homes last longer, conserve energy and energy costs, are more durable, and are available in various colors.
An excellent choice for areas where the light is left on for long periods. This dimpled designed lens is covered with clusters of LEDs that spread the light out to cover a wider area. The high-power diffused bulbs will produce the same light as the one hundred-watt incandescent bulb.
Recessed spotlight bulbs:
These are available for the standard recessed lighting housings. They’re perfect for use as an accent light in small areas or over certain objects that you want to highlight in the room. These work well in the kitchen for task lighting over certain areas such as the sink, stove, and under cabinets.
Track lighting bulbs:
These can be purchased with the standard or the pin base, and they make an excellent bulb for track lighting because they are more efficient, last longer, and don’t get hot to the touch. These also work well in kitchens because they can point in any direction.
The floodlights are designed with “advanced thermal management technology” and last for more than 50,000 hours, so you don’t have to worry about changing them often.
Enhance Your Decor with Led Wall Lights
One of the best ways to enhance your décor is LED wall lights. Lighting greatly affects the atmosphere within your home. It can make you feel calm, relaxed, and happy, or it can make you feel restless and agitated. It has more effect on your overall mood than many people realize.
Wall lights can be used to light up hallways, stairs, and any other area in your home that tends to be naturally darker. LED bulbs provide the light needed without creating that annoying glare that strains your eyes. Learning how to use wall lights to your advantage will make a huge difference in your home that will benefit the whole family.
There are three basic types of lights available when choosing LED wall lights for your home:
When decorating with LED wall lights, it’s important to think about the type of mood you’re trying to create in a specific area.
Accent lights would be a great option for family rooms to highlight and focus on a specific object or area in the room. Task lighting can be used anywhere that you need directional lighting.
It’s also important to consider the size of the room when choosing the right lighting. Wall lights can make large rooms look smaller and cozier, and small spaces can look larger depending on your lighting.
Technology has made it possible to use wall lighting more effectively than ever before to let your creativity shine through truly. Using LED wall lights can balance your home and give it that cozy, comfortable feel you’ve been striving for while increasing its value by making it more updated and modern.
Led Recessed Lights for Your Kitchen
Some places in the kitchen don’t get enough light from the traditional overhead fixtures, such as the stove, sink, and cabinet spaces. Recessed LED lights can solve this problem by directing the light in the areas needed the most.
Recessed lights can perform the job of all three of your lighting needs–provide general illumination that lights up the whole room, highlight certain objects, or they can be used to serve a specific purpose such as giving light over the stove or sink.
Types of Fixtures:
There are different types of LED recessed light fixtures designed for your kitchen. Some are designed to create a narrow beam of light that is directed to a specific area or object and others spread the light out in a circling beam over a larger area. You’ll need to decide which type of lighting will best suit your kitchen based on where you plan to install them.
If you need to cover a large area, you should consider the following. The circular fixtures that produce a cone-like effect will make a light in a circle with the most intense lighting at the center. As the light goes outward towards the edges of the circle, it will be dimmer because it is “spillover lighting”.
To keep the lighting even throughout your kitchen with LED recessed lights, it’s recommended you keep them about four feet apart. This will allow the “spillover light” to overlap where the intense lighting is touching. This is what provides the even bright lighting you need in the kitchen. If they are spread too far apart, the areas where the spillover light occurs will be darker.
Use directional fixtures when you want the light to focus on a specific area or a certain object. These are the best options for lighting the room over the stove and food preparation area.
Consider the type of fixtures available and the beam angle they create. How much area will be covered by the light will depend on the type of fixture used, the beam angle, the distance between the light and the object being lit.
Please pay close attention to the trim because it does more than change the fixture’s look. It also helps to focus the light, and it influences how much glare the lights produce and the quality of the lighting.
Led Under Cabinet Lights
LED Under Cabinet Lights is a specific type of LED light. The following provides information on why you need to buy LED Under Cabinet Lights.
The three most popular types of LED under the cabinet lights are the small directional light, recessed lights, and rope lights. The best one for the job will depend on how much room you have under the cabinets and other factors discussed below.
Here are some helpful tips when choosing LED under cabinet lights:
Consider Light Levels:
The light level is the amount of light produced by the fixture. Different LED fixtures will have different amounts of light, so it’s important to choose the one that best illuminates the area without overwhelming.
Different light bulbs will produce a different color illumination. Some create a neutral color, others a bluish tint, and some make a yellowish-white color. Generally, the bluish color light may be better for highlighting an object, whereas the neutral or yellowish-white light would be better for food preparation.
This refers to the amount of coverage the light produces and how evenly it is distributed over the counter. Hence, it is important to select a fixture that illuminates the area effectively.
Boardwalk Remodeling offers LED lighting engineering services from design through to installations. Our team of expert lighting designers and technicians performs these services.