Make Your Home Lively And More Functional With LED Strip Lighting

If you have been looking for a way to enhance the interior of your home and add additional light, LED strip lighting could be the answer. This type of lighting can be a nice enhancement if you have certain lifestyle habits such as entertaining, working from home or hobbies that require the use of light. The following suggestions will help you better understand ways you can use LED strip lighting.

Bookshelves and Cabinets

If you have ever found yourself squinting inside of a dark cabinet trying to find something, you could likely benefit from installing LED strip lights in your cabinets. Adding LED strip lighting to these areas of your home can aid in improved visualization of things that are stored in these usually dark and shaded areas. The lighting might also pique an interest in reading in your household. when it is placed on bookshelves, and you may be able to ward off spiders and insects such as cockroaches that favor dark areas. 

Workshop and Study Areas

If you have areas in your home that are reserved for work or study time and they are located in obscure areas, it is possible that getting enough light in these areas is a challenge. Lamps or other types of bulky lighting may not appeal to you if you prefer a streamlined appearance. LED strip lighting can be custom-cut to neatly fit into recessed areas. If most of your day is spent enduring bright overhead lights, these lights can offer enough light to read or study without overpowering brightness. They are also ideal to use if you or someone else in your home is often up late when other household members are sleeping. 

Entertainment Areas

Lights are sometimes associated with "glitz and glam." This is one reason why it is sensible to add this type of lighting to entertainment areas. For example, if you have a "man cave" or bar area in your home, these lights can create a mood that is more inviting and exciting. You can use the lights to line around your bar, or you may choose to use them in the area where the television or stereo is located. Try using colored LED lights to make your entertainment areas even more appealing. 

An electrical services contractor, such Action Electric, is a good resource to use to determine other ways that you can use LED lighting around your home. They are also the best option for the installation of lighting. 

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updating electrical work in an older home

I knew before I bought an older home that it would require a lot of work. What I didn't expect was to find the the entire second floor of the home had inadequate electrical work and that it would all have to be updated to keep my family safe and conserve some energy. I created this blog as I worked to overhaul my house and redo the electrical mess that I uncovered. You will find out what should be and what should never be done when working with electricity in older homes and what you can do to ensure the safety of your family while living in your home.