Nan Kelley teaches you how to improve your kitchen lighting.
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Nan Kelley: Today’s top five, updating your kitchen lighting. Let’s face it, we spend a lot of time in the kitchen and many of us are looking for a ways to improve this room without spending a lot of time and money on a complete remodel. Well today, we’re going to shade some light on the subject by giving you our top five ideas on how to improve your kitchen lighting. Start by installing new overhead fixtures. Replace resist fluorescent light with new fixtures for an updated look. Losing harsh fluorescent light gives the whole kitchen a warmer cozier feeling or if you have a chandler in the kitchen that you would rather upgrade and replace try adding shades at the bulbs. It’s a stylish and inexpensive improvement that will give your kitchen area a softer glow. Now the next step is simple, replace lights which are with dimmers. Dimmers which are allow different levels of brightness in different areas and they’re inexpensive to install. A few ways of steps and lighting that can compliment any kitchen move. Now, onto our next favorite light rule, don’t forget the candles they’re not just for fine dining anymore candles add an artistic flair to any room but in the kitchen they’re also improve the overall lighting of the space and of course candle light is always a wonderful finishing touch to a table setting. Next enhance pass lighting with under toner fixtures. Not only are these fixtures easy to install, they shed light on food preparation without ruining the ambiance of the entire room. Mount the lamps close to the different of the cabinet to avoid unwanted shadows and an added bonus when you are not working the lights can highlight your favorite countertop pieces. And then number one way to improve kitchen lighting, change the wattage of your bulbs sound simple well it is. You don’t’ necessarily need the same top of lighting all throughout your kitchen areas. Choose bulbs with the high wattage when you need to see better like when you’re paying your bills or reading. Find dining areas you may want to soften the mood so choose bulbs with low wattage to create warmer space. The right lighting at the kitchen table will accent your favorite dinnerware and more importantly the food. Well those are bright ideas for kitchen lighting, keep clicking for more great kitchen design tips.
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