The top 4 ways to use LED strips in the house
Lighting can completely transform any space giving it a new and unique look. It’s one of the easiest and most effective renovation projects because it can make the whole house feel brand new without having to deal with extensive construction works. And if you add a bit of creativity to your new design, you’ll be able to achieve it at a relatively low cost as well.
Especially if you decide to use LED lights. They may not be the cheapest option out there, but with their efficiency and longevity, they are definitely worth their price. If this doesn’t convince you, take into consideration that they are also quite environmentally-friendly. But choosing to implement this technology is one thing, it’s a completely different matter to find the best ways of adding LED profiles and strips to your house.
Install task lighting
Task lighting is really popular lately, and there are two reasons for this. The first one is simply the fact that it helps to create incredibly unique and visually pleasing designs. The second, and the more practical one, is the possibility of cutting down on the use of electricity. You will no longer need to turn on the main lamps in the room in order to complete a simple task. You can simply use smaller lights centered around the area you’re currently using. It’s a popular solution in kitchens where such lighting can be fitted underneath the kitchen cabinets.
Make your stairs visible
There are many ways to make your staircase look more fashionable, you can decide to use paint or change the railings. But if you want to create a really one-of-a-kind effect, LED tapes are the right solution for you. There’s no need to turn the whole staircase upside down, all you need to do is add the tapes along the edges of the steps. You have more to gain than just a great looking decoration. It’ll be easier to go up and down the stairs at night as well since the lights will provide enough visibility to move around safely.
Highlight decorative features
You definitely have items in your house that you are especially proud of. Maybe it’s your art gallery, photos from your travels, or your collection of books. Whatever it is, you can use lighting to highlight such elements and turn them into decorative features that will feel special and personal. The only thing that’s limiting you here is your imagination, so don’t hesitate and use your design to showcase your hobbies. And if you’re feeling creative, you can turn the lighting itself into an art piece by using LED lights to create various patterns on your walls or ceiling.
Bright light to your garden
A garden is as much a part of your home as any of the rooms inside. Unfortunately, many people forget about it and ignore its potential. But leaving all this space unused or doing nothing more than planting a few flowers is a waste. You can effectively increase the living area you already have by moving it outside. A comfortable sitting area can be used to entertain guests whenever the weather is good, but you’ll need to provide sufficient lighting. After all, you don’t want to eat dinner without being able to see the food, do you? Adding LEDs around your patio will solve this issue and turn it into an enjoyable and functional place.
The LED lighting is so versatile that it’s difficult to limit the possibilities to just a few. Every single person will be able to come up with different options, so don’t just look for ready-made solutions. Take inspiration from the things you see around and create something that will make your house look incredible.
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