Working On A House Remodel? Why You Should Consider Recessed Lighting


Remodeling a home is not easy, mainly because you can do nearly anything you want to your home, as long as you have the city's permission and it is within your budget. However, it is better to focus on remodeling that will have a large and positive impact, such as comfort, safety, features, and lighting. To set your home up with ideal lighting, you should consider making the switch to recessed lighting.

Most Affordable During an Existing Remodel

As with any project that you may want to undertake, you have to think about costs. Without budgeting, you will likely run into financial issues while your project is still unfinished. When you are already remodeling your home and working on projects such as removing popcorn ceiling or adding ceiling fans, you will find that this is a perfect opportunity to incorporate recessed lighting. It is possible to get away with costs as little as $20-$60 per light when you have unobstructed access during a remodel.

Helps Keep Dust Buildup to a Minimum

Traditional lighting solutions and fixtures can look basic, elegant, modern, or antique, but they all harbor dust. However, adding recessed lights will naturally reduce the dust buildup in your home. If you have allergies in the family, you will find this helpful for keeping their negative reactions to a minimum.

Enjoy Lighting in Awkward Places

Trying to install lighting fixtures on stairwells or vaulted ceilings is not an easy task to accomplish. Also, sometimes floor or table lamps just do not provide the right lighting for the situation at hand. Recessed lighting can fit almost anywhere, so it is easy to light up awkward areas without running into any issues.

No Light Fixtures in the Way

Although it may only be a minor inconvenience, it is undeniable that lighting fixtures can get in the way, especially when you are trying to style a room in a particular way. Recessed lighting allows you to get all of the light you need, but without having to incorporate light fixtures into the look of a room or home.

If you only have so much money to work with or you only want to dedicate so much to lighting, you should at least get recessed lighting for the kitchen as it is the room that relies on lighting more than any others.

During a remodel is an ideal time to upgrade or add to your home with features such as recessed lighting. For more information, contact a company like Alpine Electrical Construction LLC.

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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.

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