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Recessed Lighting: How you can derive Benefit from it?

You can regard recessed lighting as an important element for both the style and function of your home space irrespective of whether you are renovating your old home or building a new one from scratch. Recessed lighting can highlight a unitary art piece, small sitting area, or can be used to install and light up the room in a way that even chandelier type of lighting can't. But, be careful recessed lighting sometimes may not be the right type of lighting for each space. In the article below, we will discuss some basic and small tips on what you should consider for recessed lighting.

Normally, there are 3 main categories of lighting that you need to consider while designing any living area or room. These 3 categories are accent lightings for highlighting small spaces, task lighting for specific purpose and ambient lighting for general illumination purposes. One great benefit of recessed lightings is that these lightings can be utilized to address all the above mentioned requirements for the 3 categories.

The option of recessed lighting can also be highly energy efficient since it is done using mostly low-voltage lighting, which in turn uses lesser electricity. Though, the recessed lighting fixtures can be easily and simply installed in between joists on the ceiling, some lighting fixtures are specifically designed for the retrofit applications. These fixtures can be easily slipped into your current ceiling space through the holes done to accommodate your room's wiring. However, there are ceiling types such as delicate molding, ornate plaster ceilings or concrete ceilings which are not good for recessed lighting fixtures. For such ceilings you should ideally select mini chandeliers, wall sconces, table lamps, hanging lamps or crystal chandelier.

Recessed lighting fixtures are perfect for maximizing your space and creating a perfect blend of design and elegance in your house. Recessed lighting besides being functional and beautiful can also help you in saving lot of money. However, before you installing these recessed lighting fixtures yourself, consult an electrician or technician so that you do the fitting for these fixtures properly. This will help you in enjoying your recessed lighting fittings perfectly.

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This article was published on 2010/09/18