Ceiling lighting is very tricky. One, if you install a fixture that is too big, then it is going to look out of place. If at the same time, you install a fixture that is too small, it will look ridiculous. Therefore many people opt to let the interior decor people do the ceiling lights for them and even though it is a little costly that way, it is the best option. However if you are of a savvy mind, you can still do your own lighting and bring it out beautifully just like the interior decor people.
To install heavy ceiling light fixtures, you will need to employ the help of a hickey. At the center of the fixture, you will find a stud where you will screw the hickey. Application of this hickey will vary from case to case though. All this depending on design and weight of the light fixtures for the ceiling. When you start the installation or mounting process you are advised to make sure you have switched off the current. There are models that are much easier to install than others. An example of such a model is the fluorescent fixtures. They are widely available in the market and they are certainly a good choice to go for.
Mixing ceiling lighting with kitchen island lighting, under cabinet lights and other types of lights can create a feel that can transform the kitchen, improving the use of the area. It can give it more practicality and make it more attractive. In the living room also antique lighting fixtures, for example in the form of chandeliers can be mixed with all kinds of styles of table lamps to give a softer ambiance.
Silhouette is also very important when you choose your ceiling light fixtures. If you go for a flush mount style then this is going to be right against the ceiling. You can also find fixtures with shades that just hang down slightly. This is going to be a little bit more formal than the basic light fixtures but a little bit less formal and much less expensive than a chandelier style.
Choosing the right ceiling light for your home can dictate a design theme or it can blend into your existing decor. All the lighting manufactures have focused a lot of attention on this type of lighting so there are many choices and designs to choose from. The best place to start is recognizes what type of lighting you are looking for what ever it be task lighting or if is going to be used as ambient lighting.
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