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How Recessed Lighting Brightens Your Life

Recessed lighting has skyrocketed in popularity, and for good reason. It’s not just the minimalistic feel or the low profile effect of the lights. There are several other benefits that make a lot of Victoria BC homeowners choose recessed lighting.

It Makes the Room Look Bigger

The ceiling is an often-forgotten and important space in the room. As we look out into a room, the ceiling is present at least in our peripheral vision and therefore has a noticeable impact on the overall feel of the room. Recessed lighting, because it is set inside the ceiling, does not interrupt your upwards view. Hence, the room just extends outward smoothly, which makes it feel bigger than if a traditional light fixture were installed.

It Can Be Used to Highlight Specific Walls

If you have a work of art that is intended to add a specific aspect of character to the room, properly positioned recessed lighting can help accent it. Rooms with art should have the art emphasized in order for the room itself to benefit from the style and aesthetic appeal of artwork. Recessed lighting can help achieve this effect.

By the same token, if one wall is painted a different color in order to complement something else in the room, recessed lighting near that wall can help to bring it out just a bit more, making the room come together nicely.

It’s Safer

Recessed lighting, due to its position inside the ceiling, is safer than a traditional light fixture. If a ball is tossed up against the ceiling, a youngster below won’t be showered with a cascade of sharp glass or be exposed to mercury from a burst bulb. It is also less of a target for an aspiring teenager looking to test his or her vertical leap. In short, recessed lights simply do the job of a light: they light the room—without becoming a potentially dangerous object people can interact with.

Recessed lighting, for these and other reasons, is both an attractive and practical choice in Victoria BC. The overall feel and appeal of your room will contribute to the comfort of you and your family, and the safety features will give you a greater sense of peace of mind. Remember, your home is your own personal work of art, your chance to express a piece of yourself to your family and guests. Perhaps recessed lighting can best help you accomplish that.

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