Task lighting is brighter lights positioned in areas where specific tasks will be undertaken that require clear vision. This could be in the form of a reading lamp, or spotlighting above kitchen worktops. Also providing additional light to a specific area is accent lighting. These are lights that highlight a particular feature in the room, such as a painting on the wall and making it a focal point. Accent lighting can help to distract the eye away from less desirable areas in the space too!
You may want to consider installing wall lighting fixtures on walls in the following: Bathroom, Bedroom, Breakfast Room, Closet, Den, Dining Room, Entry\Foyer, Exterior, Family Room, Garage, Hall, Kitchen, Living Room, Mudroom, Office, Patio, Porch, Study and Walkway.
Always make sure your wall lighting will fulfill your needs. Know whether you are planning on lighting up the room or putting the finishing touch on some sort of wall art by giving it just the right amount of light. Remember, by installing a dimmer switch to your wall lights you can have the lighting atmosphere of your choice at any time.
Ambient Lighting - For those not a 100% sure on what this type of lighting actually involves, it simply provides an area or room with general illumination. In terms of wall lights for an ambient effect, if the room has high ceilings you can install sconces high up on the wall. Regardless of whether you utilize wall sconces or ceiling ones, good ambient illumination should not be harsh but should still flood the room with enough brightness that you are able to see and move around.
I consider the installation of wall light fixtures to be a piece of cake, but for those who may find it a challenge, I wish to highlight a few tips that will help you overcome the notion that it could be difficult. One, these fixtures will only require regular outlet boxes and just that you may not lose hope, the package that comes with these products has pictures illustrating the installation process. All you need in most cases are the screws to attach the strap to the outlet, unless of course you are dealing serially or parallel connections.
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