Home Accent Lighting Tips
Posted on December 17, 2015 by Oozle Media
When it comes to setting a particular mood or decor in your home, lighting plays a huge role in creating the perfect feel. The right illumination can be the one thing holding back your house from becoming your dream home. Check out the accent lighting tips below and elevate the mood in your home today!
Light exactly what you want to see
Through lighting you have the ability to light up whatever you want people to focus on in your home. Lighting can give your home more depth and amps up any point in your home for visual drama.
Backlighting and Uplighting
Have an accent wall or a beautiful piece of art you want to feature? By placing a light below or behind a wall or object gives it a totally different feel. Backlighting and uplighting give the added feel of importance and a glowing halo effect.
Dimmers for the Win
By installing a dimmer you have complete and total control over your lights. The dimmer allows you to dim the lights or have them as bright as possible. This options lengthens the lifespan of your bulbs and saves electricity.
Lamps, Lamps, Lamps!
Changing the lighting in your home may seem overwhelming, looking for a quick lighting change? Try lamps. Lamps give you multiple different design options without having to make installations in your home.
Draw Attention with Direct Lighting
Install direct lighting to highlight specific areas in your home. Draw attention into the focal points of a room with this lighting technique to totally change the feel.
Change direction with Track Lighting
The beauty of track lighting is having the ability to move the lights to any direction after installation. Track lighting is easy to install, you don’t have to be an electrical professional to do it in your home!
Blend in Recessed Lighting
Recessed Lighting has become very popular in homes because it goes with every kind of decor. The fixture blends in perfectly with the ceiling saving the homeowner money and time on having to purchase a fixture.
Small Fixture savings
The smaller the fixture the smaller your utility bills. Over time the engineers have been able to greatly enhance the intensity of bright lights in small power sources. There are many small fixtures available that can add to your home’s decor and style while cutting down utility costs.
Fluorescent vs Incandescent
Incandescent lights are typically found inside of home and are more soothing to the eye. Fluorescent bulbs are typically found in office buildings and tend to be more energy efficient while lasting longer.
Less is more
Having the proper lighting in your home is important, it can make or break the appearance and mood. When it comes to lighting you don’t want to overload your house, less is more. For more useful lighting tips and tricks or any questions about a electrical projects, contact JP Electrical at (801) 386-7331. We do installations, repairs, and give expert advice!