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The Use of Fluorescent Ceiling Lights for Kitchens

January 12th, 2016

Rectangle Kitchen Strip Light by Minka Lavery

Rectangle Kitchen Strip Light by Minka Lavery

Choosing a ceiling lighting is a little difficult because we have to think about some things that will affect our activity in a room. Fluorescent ceiling lights for kitchensis better because they will emit a high intensity light that give us a better vision when cooking. A working area like kitchen and laundry should have a lighting that considers more on the functional than aesthetic aspects. It can be different for the lighting for living room or veranda. The number of lamps and where to put the lamps should also be considered in order to obtain a maximum illumination.

The fluorescent lights have been used by many people because they provide stronger lighting and more efficient than a common bulb. The use of fluorescent ceiling lights for kitchens, garages, libraries, and other work room shows that they are very reliable. We can find fluorescent lights easily in any home and hardware stores. Flush mounted lights are the style that is most widely used by people. They are, in fact, also available in other styles such as inverted bowl, disc, and square boxes. However, these lights are rarely used in a bedroom or other relaxing room because the resulting light is too bright. That room usually needs a rather dim light.

4 Light Square Flush Mount by Minka Lavery

4 Light Square Flush Mount by Minka Lavery

Lithonia Lighting 10814 BZA 2 Light Artisten Flush Mount Ceiling Light, Antique Bronze

Lithonia Lighting 10814 BZA 2 Light Artisten Flush Mount Ceiling Light, Antique Bronze

The selection of fluorescent ceiling lights for kitchens should consider the height and width of the area. The overall look and style must be in accordance with the style applied to the kitchen. Fluorescent lights available in wide range of price. They can also be placed in some ceiling lamp holders made of metal. You have many options in beautifying your kitchen. However, you should not be swayed by the deals and discounts offered by the seller. Choose the one that gives the best illumination with the simplest design.

The lighting in the kitchen must cover all the space like the cooking surface, counters, the sink, tables, and other working surfaces. It must be placed at least 30 inches above the table and can be higher if you have a tall person in your family. Place more than one lamp if necessary and you may also need to install some supporting lamps for a better illumination. The level of resulting light from fluorescent ceiling lights for kitchens are also determined by the color of the kitchen ceiling. White is the best to reflect the light and bounce it back into the room.

2 Light Oval Flush Mount by Minka Lavery

2 Light Oval Flush Mount by Minka Lavery

4 Light Ceiling Cloud Flush Mount by Minka Lavery

4 Light Ceiling Cloud Flush Mount by Minka Lavery