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Cozy and at the same time functional interiors are a dream of many people. How to achieve such an effect? Lighting comes with help. Halogens used to be fashionable. Unfortunately they consumed cosmic amounts of electric energy. In times of growing bills for electricity this is not the best solution. So how to illuminate the room to be economical and ecological at the same time? And how to achieve amazing lighting effects with little money? If you want to know the answers to these questions is a must read the following paragraphs.
Halogens have their glory days behind them. They were extremely power hungry. In addition, some of them required transformers, because they needed direct current to power them. All this meant that lighting a room using this type of lighting was not as easy as it might seem. Fortunately, today the choice is much greater. Practical LED strips are very popular. What are their advantages? They are energy efficient and consume trace amounts of electricity compared to other types of lighting. They do not emit large amounts of heat, as is the case with halogens or ordinary light bulbs. Thanks to this they work well as countertop lighting, which can be mounted directly under cabinets. LED strips are also used as cabinet lighting. This would not always be possible when using halogens, which emit large amounts of heat. Not maintaining adequate distances from the things in the closet could even be a fire hazard! This is completely different with LED lighting. LEDs used in the manufacture of LED strips do not heat up while shining. This allows them to be mounted even in close proximity to the clothes or other things you have accumulated in your closet. This solution will be very beneficial for your wallet. They consume significantly less energy, so you can reduce your electricity bills. Such an action will definitely contribute to the better functioning of our planet. Why? Because this way you will reduce CO2 emissions
Where can you use LED lighting besides cabinets? In practice, there are no restrictions here. This type of lighting will work well in any room. It does not matter whether it is a bathroom, basement, living room or garage. In each of them can be used LED lighting. Especially interesting effects can be achieved by choosing the option of LED strips, in which the color of light can be adjusted to your preferences. This solution will allow you to change the look of the room in no time. You can experiment with colors and adjust them to the time of day, weather or even to the mood you are in at the moment. This way, the color of the light will be better suited to your needs. With a remote control to change the color of light, even sitting still you can determine what color of light should dominate the room. This will work especially well in the living room, or any other room where you receive guests. But the bedroom is also a good place to apply modern LED strips, which has the possibility of dimming. With this solution, you can regulate the amount of light, and with it achieve a unique visual effect. And what is another place where you should install LED lighting?
The kitchen is a place where we spend a lot of time. If you like to prepare meals yourself, you need to take care of the appropriate lighting. In line with current trends in new construction, kitchens are less and less often a separate room. In apartments, kitchen annexes have become established for good. This means that the kitchen does not always have good access to daylight. That’s why it’s so important to provide adequate lighting for such a place. What can help with this? The solution is bright LEDs for the kitchen, which when turned on will give immediate results. LED strips can be mounted under the kitchen cabinets so that the worktop is always well lit. This will contribute to greater comfort in the kitchen. No longer will you have to strain your eyes to see what is also on the cutting board. LED strips can also contribute to better order in the kitchen. How? By turning them on, you’ll immediately see where the kitchen utensils you need are. In addition, you will not miss any dust or dirt on the countertop. You can see everything at a glance, so you can get your kitchen spotlessly clean in no time.
What other advantages do LED strips have? They are easy to install. You can choose models that are mounted on adhesive tape. In many cases, the cutting section is marked on them, so you can shorten them to the appropriate length. If you do not have a knack for DIY is the installation of LED strips can be commissioned to any electrician. They will surely choose the power supply voltage without any problem so that the bright LED light will delight your eyes for many years.
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