According to figures released by the EIA, the residential lighting market is evolving rapidly, with LEDs becoming the best-selling type of light in just five years.
So, if you haven’t upgraded your lighting in the last few years, you’re falling behind. Now’s the time to get on board with modern energy-efficient lighting designs to improve the appearance and functionality of your home.
Let’s get started by taking a look at your best options when it comes to wall lighting.
1. Maximizing Your Wall Lighting
Wall lights rarely take center stage in a home’s design. We usually inherit them from a previous homeowner and barely think about them, apart from replacing the odd light bulb.
According to pagazzi.com, wall lighting needn’t fade into the background. You can use it to create ambiance in your room, highlight focal points, or simply light the way in small dark areas.
2. Types of Wall Lights
You can use living room wall lights, for a variety of purposes.
Strategically placed above or alongside an eye-catching painting, they can create a focal point for your room. Placed alongside a cozy armchair, they provide light for reading
Do you have a home office inside your living area? A wall light placed above your desk lets you work overtime without disturbing other family members.
3. Where to Use LED Wall Lighting
Apart from your living room, you can use a wall light fixture to light up a dark entryway, provide a night light for bathrooms, or a warm glow in a child’s bedroom.
An LED wall light uses up to 75% less electricity than conventional lights, so your electricity bills won’t soar if you have to leave it on for a few hours per night.
4. Coordinating Lights With Your Room Design
Wall light designs have gone way behind the standard ornamental sconce. One look around a lighting store will have your head spinning with choices regarding design.
It’s easy to find a light fixture to suit any home design thanks to materials ranging from metal to glass and everything in between.
5. You Can Use Wall Lights Anywhere
Did you read all the above and think, ‘that’s great, but what if I don’t have a lightbox where I want to place my wall light?’. Well, you can hire an electrician to help you with that, or you can opt for plug-in wall lights.
These versatile lights plug into the nearest power outlet and come with a pin-up kit that lets you place them wherever you want to.
You can create a lighted space for bedtime reading, light up a kitchen counter for food prep, or even light up your front door for added security during the dark hours.
Light Up Your Home, Light Up Your Life
Don’t settle for the boring wall lighting that came with your house. Take a look at a few interior decorating magazines or websites, and you’ll see this type of lighting coming increasingly to the fore as a design element.
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