Lights are everyday objects and it is used heavily in our homes. But as it has good advantages it has also many disadvantages. It impacts in our health, sleep timings, eyes, brain function etc. It is important that one should choose the right light bulbs for their home. There are various options in the market to choose from and sometimes it becomes difficult to select the right one. Here are some suggestions to choose the right light for your home.
Consider each room’s function:
There is a need for natural light which is used in all purposes. It is the general light of each room. This light fills your room without any particular area or function.
Know the different types of lighting solutions that can fit your home. Chandelier, pendant light, led track lights, wall sconces are used for home décor as well as for commercial areas. You have to choose the lights for each room based on the function of those rooms.
There must be children in your home or you need to study regularly. Task lights are for this reason. These study friendly led lights are brighter than the ambient lighting and focus on a specific area. Desk lamps, under cabinet kitchen lights are these types. Pendants and track lights can also be used as task lights but it depends on the layers and the brightness of the lights.
Accent lights are mainly used for decorative purposes. Bookcase lights, landscapes lights, wall lights are the common example. It makes a shadow and creates a dramatic effect which increases the beauty of the room.
At first make a decision that how you will use your rooms for various purposes and then select the lighting solutions. It is better to start with the ambient light because those will fulfill the minimum requirement.
When you are done with your basic lighting it is time to think about the specific areas.
Pick your fixtures:
For living room light it is better to choose the led spot lights which look decent. If you choose cooler shades, then it may look unfavorable. If you want to make shadows, then choose red, green or blue bulbs in the ceiling or use as foot lamps. Bedroom is a place where you need the right lighting. If you want to light up your whole room, then use ceiling lights.
There are special LED bulbs for better reading which is better than the CFL bulbs. CFL bulbs create eye problem and strain. There is also an option in the form of neck lamps which can be bent; twist it as you like. You can easily carry it everywhere and for its flexibility it is very popular.