Published at Sunday, January 20th 2019, 10:38:32 AM by Cheryl Lemercier. Kitchen Lighting. Properly placed task kitchen lighting will provide just the right illumination for tasks such as reading recipes and prepping vegetables. The best place for task lighting is between the work surface and a person’s head, so lighting placed under cabinets is ideal. And strip lights are a popular choice for this space.
Published at Thursday, January 17th 2019, 10:35:29 AM by Camile Dujardin. Kitchen Lighting. Recessed lights disappear into the ceiling and help preserve a sense of openness and space. Many people also prefer them because they seem to need less cleaning. They might be a good choice for those reasons, particularly if your kitchen is a finished room. Recessed lights, however, require enough open space above the ceiling for the housing to be fitted in. This means that the ceiling joists limit the locations where you can install a recessed light.
Published at Sunday, January 20th 2019, 10:53:04 AM by Desirae Arnaud. Kitchen Lighting. If there’s one place the worlds of form and function seamlessly meet it’s in the kitchen. And upgrading the lighting is an way to add a fresh dose of style and substance to the space. Even if you don’t have a major kitchen remodel in your future, a simple lighting swap — from adding some architectural track lighting to installing a dramatic chandelier — might be all it takes to upgrade the entire kitchen. Lighting is a lot like painting in that way: it can be an inexpensive, but impressive way to transform the room in a single afternoon.
Published at Sunday, January 20th 2019, 10:53:04 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Desirae Arnaud. Interior designers will be the first to tell you that sentiment couldn’t be further from the truth. In reality, lighting works best when it’s used in layers. There are three main types of indoor lighting to consider and, ideally, each room will include all of them. They are: Ambient: Also known as general lighting, ambient light fills the majority of the room and allows you to move around safely. It usually comes from recessed lighting, track lighting or wall-mounted fixtures.
Published at Sunday, January 20th 2019, 10:38:32 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Cheryl Lemercier. And, like surface lights, pendant lights will need a periodic cleaning to remove the visible dust that they collect. Recessed, surface and pendant lights are all available in models that accept a wide range of light bulbs. If you have a particular type of lamp (light bulb) in mind for your general kitchen lighting, such as an MR-16 Halogen bulb, then you will need to shop for fixtures that will take that lamp.
Published at Thursday, January 17th 2019, 10:35:29 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Camile Dujardin. If your kitchen has an unfinished, insulated attic above it, the good news is that you can use the less expensive and easier-to-install recessed lights that are made to be used in new construction. The bad news is that there are additional challenges to installing these fixtures.
Published at Thursday, January 17th 2019, 10:24:24 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Cadence Hetherington. Properly placed task kitchen lighting will provide just the right illumination for tasks such as reading recipes and prepping vegetables. The best place for task lighting is between the work surface and a person’s head, so lighting placed under cabinets is ideal. And strip lights are a popular choice for this space.
Published at Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 09:29:45 AM. Kitchen Appliances By Yseult Schulte. Ovens and ranges come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, and it’s not always easy to figure which model would be right fit for your kitchen. In this section, we will review all the oven and range options available on the market, including gas versus electric. We will also look at range hoods, a vital element of any kitchen where you plan to do a lot of cooking.
Published at Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 09:22:51 AM. Kitchen Appliances By Yseult Schulte. What about controls? Controls that are located on the front or on the side of the appliance are most common and convenient, but universal access means just that: While someone in a wheelchair can reach front-situated controls easily, unfortunately, so can a curious toddler. People with young children may prefer controls located on the backsplash, out of reach of exploring fingers.
Published at Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 09:14:32 AM. Kitchen Appliances By Schuyler Hoebee. When buying a sink for your kitchen there are many factors to consider. Sinks do far more than just provide cold and hot water. You must also consider water purifiers, garbage disposals, and what material you want your sink made out of. On this page, we will answer all of your sink-buying questions and related sink materials.