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The Different Types of Lighting in a Home

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Throughout the house, there are going to be different rooms that serve
as a place to do certain activities. Each of these rooms are going to
need to be lit and in a way that allows the perfect amount of light. When
deciding on new
lighting fixtures in your home, keep these different types in mind.

Wall Sconces

If you're looking for a source of indirect light, sconce lighting
is the perfect option. Being attached to the wall will allow for a majority
of the light to expel onto the wall. The fixtures come in a variety of
materials, shapes, and sizes for your specific needs. A common place for
these light fixtures are on each side of the bed in a master bedroom or
in a living room.

Table & Floor Lamps

These lamps are an easy and effective way to add lighting to bedrooms
and smaller living rooms. When selecting the style of lamp, place an emphasis
on the shade.The shade has the important job of deciding how much light
is seen. Some shades will allow more light to bleed through than others would.

Track Lighting

For a more modern look, you can add a series of lights that are attached
to the ceiling via a metal track. With track lighting, you can move and
point the lights in whichever direction you choose. Common places for
track lighting are in a square shape above a bed, or in a line above a


If you’re looking for lighting that will set a relaxing and mellow
mood, candles are a primetime choice. They will offer dimly lit lights
that will work well while the main lighting for that room is turned off.
Battery powered candles are available so you can reduce the risk of fire
and lowering your air quality.

There are many different types of lighting you can utilize in each room
of your home. The only thing more important than lighting is the electrical
system that is needed to power them. When you need yours serviced, repaired,
or replaced, contact the electricians at
Lancaster Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical. To learn more, or to schedule an appointment, give us a call at 717-207-8198.

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