As homeowners we’re always looking for ways to save money and the topic of “going green” is becoming more and more important. When it comes to our homes, we immediately think of things such as new windows or better insulation as a way to save money and help the planet by using less energy.However, did you know that changing the lighting in your house from incandescent or florescent lighting to LED lighting can help you save money, use less energy, and give every room in your house a sense of style?
LED is an energy efficient way to light your home. They’re more durable, last longer, and offer better light quality compared to other types of lighting. LED lighting used in homes use at least 75% less energy and last 25 times longer than incandescent lighting.
That translates to some nice long term savings!
Top 3 LED Lighting Ideas for the Home
There’s no shortage of ideas when it comes to LED lighting applications for the home. They can be used in any room; the most popular are kitchens, bathrooms, rec rooms, bedrooms, and dining rooms.
- Kitchen – LED light strips can be used in many places throughout your kitchen to create a warm and cozy atmosphere. They’re perfect for under cabinet lighting and by installing them in the cabinet your fine china and crystal will sparkle every time you open the door. A great way to really save money is to replace traditional ceiling lights with these energy efficient and beautiful lights.
- Dining Room – there’s no better way to create a delightful ambiance for your dinner parties than with a unique lighting solution. You can install light strips across the ends of your table; turn your buffet into a display piece and of course under the bar or in the ceiling.
- Bathroom – almost any fixture in the bathroom is a great candidate for LED lighting, showers, sinks, and mirrors are our favorite choices to improve the lighting in the bathroom and add a touch of class.
LED lighting solutions range from super simple to really complex and can be used to achieve any affect you desire. Your imagination is really the only limitation, well and maybe your budget. But after you see all the long term savings you gain after installing LED lights in one room, you’re going to want to install them throughout your entire house.
For more information about how you can brighten your home and save money with LED light strips and other lighting products please feel free to contact us at any time!