Installing Under Shelf Lighting
Installing under shelf lighting is very important to illuminate areas that are hard to reach by standard lighting to help you do your tasks instead of holding a flashlight. It is also useful if you are looking for something under your shelf so that you can find it easily and quickly. In order to best achieve your goal, you need to take some considerations in choosing the right lighting for your shelf.
Before buy under shelf lighting, you need to firstly consider what lighting to use. there are some types of under cabinet lighting including strips, rectangular and pucks lighting. these three types has their own advantages and disadvantages that you can consider to come up with the best one. If you want to find the one with an easy installation, you can go with puck lights that are easy to install and use. this type is also the most neat and pleasing in the appearance. The drawback of this light is that it provides only middling lighting, so it won’t cover the whole length of a kitchen countertop. The rectangular type is the most common lighting used under shelf and this is also the most appropriate option if you want to have a UV light for winter. This type is also easy to install, but some of them also requires a dedicated outlet. Stripes lighting are also effective for under shelf, but they are unattractive. so, you need to use them up behind overhangs or out of sight so that the appearance won’t in display. However, this type is also easy to install and provides an ambient light.
From some types above, you can then decide whether you need a fluorescent or halogen lighting depend on your need to decide the most appropriate the under shelf lighting for your kitchen or bathroom.