Many homes have steps that lead up to their home or even in their home. The porch area is usually bright with an outdoor fixture that adds light to the area. The steps leading don’t have that same light and can be a danger to visitors that may come by for a visit. Each step can have lights added to it which makes the walk up the steps much easier and safer. What is it that you need to know when choosing what you may want when it comes to lights on your steps?
Burley Electrical Service has Prepared this Quick Guide to Choosing and Installing Lights in your Steps:
Light – The first thing to start to think about is the actual light exposure. The most popular light for steps is an LED light. The reason that an LED is a good option for a step light is because they use a small amount of electricity and they don’t give off as much heat as some other light options. LED’s offer a great amount of light and can come in a variety of colors and sizes. There are many options when it comes to LED lights so you can do some research into what exact type of LED you might like or call Burley Electrical Service for a free consultation.
Size and Shape – The style of light that you can choose from comes in a variety of sizes and shapes. There is a traditional style or light which is close to the shape of an outlet. It has been used most often but the circular shape is increasing in popularity. Another choice that you can look into is a rope version on LED lighting. It is installed the length of each step and offer a really great amount of light.
Install – You need to be sure you know what type of installation the size and shape light you choose needs. Some require more work to get them fitted into the type of step they are going in. You also need to consider the placement of the light and where the power source will be coming from.
Indoors or Outdoors – This is another thing that you must think about when looking at your step light options. Some types of light and the amount of light they give off may work better for indoors rather than outdoors. Making sure that you know what works best will make sure that the right light is purchased.
Professional Lighting Consultant and Fixture Installations
Take time to call a professional like Burley Electrical Services when installing step lights. We can give an estimate and offer a detailed price on installing your new step lights when you contact us today.