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Creative Home Lighting Options

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Home lighting is important in terms of both aesthetics and practicality. It can transform your space and create a certain mood and environment. You have the freedom to go for the more minimal, subtle lighting or a more eccentric option. Whichever style you decide on, it is best to call in a professional electrician to help you along the way and make sure everything goes smoothly and safely.

Light up your home with any of these suggestions.


Chandeliers can be the ultimate statement piece but they don’t always have to be extravagant. Slightly more understated varieties can be just as beautiful for your home. Either way, a chandelier can be a timeless and elegant addition to any part of your home.

This lighting fixture gives off a rather soft light and can create interesting shapes and shadows on the walls from the chandelier’s crystal, mirror or glass elements. This general, ambient lighting works brilliantly for any part of the home, especially rooms such as the dining room or entrance area.

Recessed Lights

This type of lighting can also work anywhere in the home and it does not have to be installed in the ceiling. Undercabinet lighting in the kitchen is a wonderful way of illuminating the counter. This type of task lighting in a cooking area means that chopping and prepping food won’t be as much of a danger to your fingers.

Recessed lights ensure that you get a bright light while avoiding the glaring unpleasantness that can come with eye-level lighting. This discreet and clutter-free option is also great for low ceilings and smaller spaces. Their sleek, minimal style is both trendy and timeless.

Wall Sconces

These versatile lights are mounted onto the wall and can enhance any room in your home. They commonly give off an ambient light. This option can also work as accent lighting, meaning that the light is focused on a certain object or area. Wall sconces can make a statement against a wall, just as a painting would. Or they can be more discreet. This lighting option is great for hallways, bathrooms, living rooms and porches.

String Lights

These lights might not be as versatile as the previous suggestions but they are just as attractive. String lights can transform the atmosphere of any space into a magical one. You can shape and organize them however you please. String lights could run above your headboard or dangle from a doorframe. Get creative! Their soft glow, yet interesting design, means that string lights are simultaneously tranquil and vibrant.

The best kind of home lighting usually involves incorporating diverse types of lighting and layering with them, as opposed to a room with a single light. Along with the endless variety of designs, you should take into consideration the practical, aesthetic and environmental factors which come with lighting fixtures. You should choose lighting which provides the right amount of light, looks nice and will not put a strain on your electricity bill.

Whatever home lighting you decide make sure you use a professional for the installation – give Art a call and schedule an appointment with one of our licensed electricians today.