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Matters - Lighting Tips
Sure, we could tell you that Lighting
is essential because without it, we are all sitting around in
And we acknowledge that even poorly designed lighting lets you
see. But lighting is really a "quality-of-life" issue. Do you
want to feel proud of your home and do you appreciate how a
well conceived space can make you feel better about today?
At its core, effective lighting CAN make your life dramatically
more enjoyable. Lighting impacts your mood. Poorly conceived
lighting will create an instant negative vibe. And great
can lift you up without you even knowing why.
Lighting has a dramatic effect on our
perception of the space we occupy and how we interact with it.
Often we don't even notice it, we just know we like it.
Lighting is sometimes an afterthought. Maybe because it is
one of the last steps, or maybe because of budget over-runs in
the lighting budget gets trimmed at the end. But
lighting should be considered from the beginning when a space
is being planned. And get an expert involved. How do you think
some builders or designers make creating dramatic
spaces look so easy? They all know the secret to drama and
comfort is proper lighting.
4 Deadly Sins of
Poor Lighting Design
Good lighting might go un-noticed, but
you will know bad lighting from a mile away. Don't be that
house that gets noticed this way.
Don't commit these 4 deadly lighting sins
- Insufficient light - causes eyestrain, headaches
and makes a rook feel dark and gloomy. Usually caused by
insufficient wattage or poor placement of fixtures.
- Unflattering light - Symptoms are poor coloring,
dreary rooms, nothing stands out. Plus we all want to look our
best. let your light make you the star.
- Glare - Lights that are too bright or poorly
positioned often result in glare. Makes reading difficult and
causes distraction and disunity in the space.
- Energy Wasters - Today you CAN have attractive
lighting that saves energy. Why burn hot incandescent bulbs
all the time when more efficient options abound?
With a few lighting tips from the pros at
USA you WILL achieve your lighting
goals with impressive results.
Top 4 Reasons
Why Lighting is Important to your Home
Click & Learn:
- Lighting Improves our Work Space -
Reading, food preparation, hobbies and even primping demand
proper lighting. Task lighting involved a focused intensity of
lighting over your work area. Save you eyesight and get a good
light. You are not getting younger you know!
- Lighting Keeps Us Safe
Adequate lighting inside and outside helps us avoid costly
accidents and gives us the peace-of-mind of enhanced personal
security. Proper lighting is especially important on porches,
walkways, staircases and foyers.
- Lighting Creates Drama
Lighting can truly set the mood of your space. With the flip
of a switch, your layered lighting can transform a room from a
festive party, to a comforting sanctuary. Designers love to
focus on the room’s best features or your favorite possessions.
- Lighting Enhances Décor
Your beautiful furniture and favorite artwork can’t be fully
appreciated if poorly lit. Good lighting is like an “instant-
upgrade” to any décor. Good lighting allows for flexibility, a
variety of light levels, and suitability to the purpose.
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