Lighting FAQs

To eliminate shadows around the face, fixtures are best mounted on either side of the mirror. Mounting height off the floor works well between 60-66" and should also be 36-40" apart. This provides a nice even cross illumination.

The marking is for each individual socket.

Both rooms require task and ambient light. Work areas, such as an island or sink, should have task lighting. Ambient lighting can help eliminate shadows and fill the room with a soft glow. Try replacing your switch with a dimmer so you can control the mood and conserve energy.

A kitchen island is a great place for decorative pendant lights. There are many styles, shapes, and colors to choose from which can make it sophisticated, casual, or a retro look. They are also great fixtures for providing the task lighting needed for over an island.

Lighting is available in many finishes including today's latest trends. You will find brushed nickel, oil rubbed bronze, polished nickel or hammered pewter. There are different styles for every décor.

Yes. There is Ambient, Task, Accent, and Decorative lighting. Any room can contain a combination of these types of lighting. Here is an explanation of each one:

  • Ambient lighting illuminates the entire room.
  • Task lighting provides focused lighting for work areas.
  • Accent lighting highlights objects or architectural features in a room.
  • Decorative lighting draws attention to itself, for example: a large chandelier in a grand foyer.

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