You may have heard the old adage that the kitchen is the heart of the home. One of the reasons that is true is because there are tons of different tasks that you do in your kitchen each and every day. Every time you eat you have to go to your kitchen. Prepping, cooking, and cleaning food takes hours of time each week. As all of this happens the kitchen becomes a natural place to gather. While you and your family are enjoying time in the kitchen you may stop and realize that you need more lighting in your kitchen. Or maybe you have enough lighting but you are ready for some changes. Today Burley Electrical Services is going to give you some different lighting options that are popular in kitchens across the country.
Pendant Lighting for Kitchen Island
Wikipedia defines pendant lights as “a lone light fixture that hangs from the ceiling usually suspended by a cord, chain, or metal rod.” Pendant lights are frequently used above kitchen islands in groups of two or three. They can be purchased in a variety of styles, shapes, sizes, materials, and colors. You can purchase simple pendant lights that simply blend into the area but still provide. Decorative pendant lights are also an option. Your pendant lights can make a statement in your kitchen. There are thousands of pendant lights on the market for you to choose from.
Recessed Lights in Kitchen
Another popular option for kitchen lighting is recessed lights. Recessed lighting is also commonly called canned lighting. You can use recessed lighting for general lighting and task lighting. Task lighting is lighting that installed to provide increased light for specific tasks in a room. In your kitchen you may want to install recessed lights over the counter where you place your recipes as you are cooking. The place where you frequently chop fine foods is another excellent spot for some additional task lighting.
Decorative Kitchen Lighting
Many people choose to add some decorative lighting in their kitchen as well. Decorative lights are simply about the beauty. It is not intended to be functional. When you are purchasing decorative lighting, you are simply trying to make a statement in your kitchen through a light fixture. Decorative lighting is frequently installed above dining tables or islands.
Under Cabinet Lighting
There are a variety of different types of cabinet lighting that you can have installed in your kitchen. You can install lights inside your cabinet to help display the contents. The beauty that can introduced from lights inside your cabinets can be stunning to walk into when it is dark outside. Another popular option is under the cabinet lighting. Lighting underneath your cabinets highlights the beauty of your backsplash, countertops, and any décor that you have on your countertops.
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No matter what kind of lighting you choose to have in your kitchen, Burley Electrical Services can help you install it. We can come over and give you some design options as well. We cannot wait to help you turn your kitchen into the perfectly lit room that you are envisioning. Contact us today! For more information, you can also visit www.burleyelectric.com.