One of the easiest and most effective ways to change the atmosphere of a space is by changing its lighting; the icing on the cake for any serious home renovator. Here is a list of some of the essential lighting services features for your home.
As practical as it can be aesthetic, home security lighting is an essential inclusion in the lighting allocations in your home. A study conducted by the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology showed that, “one of the most commonly mentioned deterrents [to burglary] was a lack of hiding spots available on well-lit properties. Art Plumbing, AC and Electric can help to make your home safer by installing home security lighting – we can install motion sensor lighting that not only alerts you to activity on the property, but saves electricity on down time.
One of the most subtle and beautiful lighting fixtures to date is recessed lighting. This feature is versatile and can be placed in the kitchen, dining area or lounge in residential spaces, or in reception areas in a more commercial environment. With a variation of trims and housing, recessed lighting provides a warming glow to the room. The true difference is in the installation – creating a structured housing, neat and well-fitting trim and perfect wiring can only be completed by true professionals like Art Plumbing, AC and Electric.
A newer trend that is gaining popularity, landscape lighting refers to the art of installing lighting in your home’s landscaping or in commercial landscapes. These provide the element of safety like home security lighting by decreasing potential hiding spots, creates beautiful night time aesthetics and allows for night time recreational activities and social events (helpful in both residential and commercial settings). Landscape light must be installed by a professional service company because these components are exposed to the elements, require attention to detail and can be comprehensive installations. To ensure quality work that will be safe for your family or business, trust Art Plumbing, AC and Electric.
The more ecologically friendly option, LED lighting is also a rising star in the lighting world. Light-emitting diodes (LED) last around 25 times longer, shine light of a higher quality that uses up to 75% less energy, have faster switching times and are smaller in size than incandescent lights.
More commonly referred to as outlets, specialty receptacles work to provide electricity from the wall to other appliances. There are many different types of receptacles available with all appropriate for certain situations; e.g. switches, dimmers and receptacles that can be made in combination to allow for full power lighting as well as dimmer or gentle lighting in one outlet.
Specialty Lighting refers to lighting that requires some creativity to install as conventional lighting is labelled as too harsh, too bright or lacking in character. These are usually LED lights and do require a lighting professional consultation to decide on which feature would work bet in the space you choose.
If you’re looking to install, repair or replace any lighting features in your home or business, don’t hesitate to contact us at Art Plumbing, AC and Electric today!
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