411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

How to Choose the Best Safety Pool Fences

Swimming pools are a source of family fun and exciting parties. But safety should always be a priority when having one in the house especially when...

on Sep 21, 2020

Stamped Concrete: Pros and Cons, Patterns, and Tips

With the advances in landscaping and construction, you can apply stamped concrete on your paved surface, driveway, patio, pool deck or walkway....

on Sep 21, 2020

All You Need to Know About Pool Automation Equipment

Before you arrive at your home, you thought you needed to relax in your hot tub. But because it requires time to heat up, you may be too tired to...

on Sep 21, 2020

7 Signs of a Water Leak Inside Your Wall

A water leak is a risky business. There is probably nothing worse than having a water leak in your home. But wait, there is something that is much...

on Sep 17, 2020

Top 6 Differences Between Residential and Office HVAC Systems

Top 6 Differences Between Residential and Office HVAC Systems Top 6 Differences Between Residential and Office HVAC Systems Top 6 Differences...

on Sep 16, 2020

Bring Your Home to Life with Intelligent LED Lighting

by Roger on Nov 5, 2013

LED technology has become a hot property in the consumer lighting market and anyone can jump on the bandwagon to see what the fuss is all about. Here is a look at how you can decorate your home with LED lighting, inside and out. From strip lights to floodlights, the options are endless.

House Proud

Giving your home a makeover is a great way to reinvigorate your love of the place and shed new light on rooms and spaces that might not have been getting much love recently.

The products available in the market will let you transform drab, dreary spaces into the light, bright and visually interesting areas that you will want to spend time in and show off to visitors.

Interior Ingenuity

It is perfectly possible to replace your existing incandescent and fluorescent bulbs with LED alternatives, simply adding this newer, more efficient form of illumination to the existing fixtures. However, for those who have a little more ambition, you can go all out with your LED overhaul.

For example, LED strip lights are particularly suitable for use in rooms like the kitchen where you have work surfaces, cupboards and lots of obstructions. They can be cut to size, flexed around corners and integrated discretely so that they do not cause any obstruction or distraction.

LED strip lights also come in multiple colors, with some models allowing you to change between hues on the fly, creating constantly shifting showcases that will amaze your friends and family and also set the atmosphere for a party when required, while leaving the room in a much more normal state for most of the time.

Outdoor Ideas

LED lighting is also suitable for use outside of your home, both for subtle illumination of the garden path or for the full floodlight effect which is practical for home security.

LED lighting is more durable and tolerant of extreme conditions than older alternative technologies, which means that it can withstand the wear and tear of outdoor use for many years in a row without leaving you in the dark.

The ruggedness of LED technology helps to boost the lifespan of strips and bulbs wherever they are mounted, inside or out. This means that even if the upfront investment required is a little higher than for traditional solutions, you will be making savings further down the line by dint of not having to buy replacements for a long time.

Energy Matters

Whatever the cost of your decorative or practical lighting solution; perhaps the best reason to choose LEDs is that they offer significantly lower energy consumption than almost any other option available to you.

LEDs can use less than half as much electricity as traditional bulbs, with less being wasted as heat, which also has safety benefits.

You will continue to make savings for as long as you use LED lighting and this will quickly justify the amount spent upfront on the hardware itself.

LED lighting is becoming more affordable by the day as adoption increases and consumers prepare for the future. So you might want to bring a new lease of life to your home with LED strip lights and floodlights as doing so now will mean that you can start making savings much sooner than you might think.

Author

homedecor

Roger

Most Recent Articles

Sponsored Articles

Random Articles

Garden Water Features and Fish – Basic Tips You Should Know About

The secret to owning beautiful water features is a basic understanding of what happens to water when fish are placed in ponds or water gardens,...

Garden / Landscaping / Patio

Finding the Perfect French Door Refrigerator

Since their introduction, sales of French door refrigerators have steadily increased, becoming one of the most popular types of appliances for new...

Appliance / Repair

The Best Way to Stop Garage Door Problems Before They Grow

There are two things we can do for our garage doors. We can prevent problems with garage door maintenance, and We can stop garage door problems...

Doors / Garages

Nutria Rats Extermination

It sounds like a bad horror movie pitch: giant invasive rats are eating Louisiana. Not the residents, mind you, these rodents are slowing...

Pest Management / Ecology

A Few Things to Consider Before Hiring a Plumber

As a home owner you know that things break and wear out. Home plumbing repairs may require calling a professional plumber to help you solve your...

Hire Contractors / Estimates

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | 411homerepair © 2020