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More and more, people are realising the massive benefits of taking time with choosing lighting for their home. The right lighting can add the perfect glow to your home as well as a modern feel to the decor. People are not sticking with basic main lights hanging from the middle of their ceilings. You can see home owners adding lights of different sizes and shapes to their rooms in order to spread the light more evenly or create a deliberate focus over a mirror or a desk. These lights are called downlights and are becoming available in wider ranges for different styles.
Lighting is so advanced that you don't even have to stick with the typical matt steel finish and now you can match the finish of the french wardrobes to your home. Where these lights are typically round, there are now manufacturers creating square downlights for an even more contemporary look. You can find lights that can be adjusted to sit at an angle and beam light down to various parts of a room – perfect for tasks or just for creating that wow factor in your home.
Even if you don't want them in your ceiling, there are other places you can put downlights if you want to create a special effect in the home. They look incredible under wall cupboards in ktichens, giving the room a soft light and adding extra light to the countertops for easier visibility when cooking. You can also add them to the French furniture styles stairs to provide light for those walking up and down them in the dark. Downlights now make it easier to have a softer light in an area where it may be costly to turn main room lights on. You can either use them as effect lights or task lights in a room or scatter them around the ceiling for a more even light.
But the benefits of using downlights are not just about the way they look. You can get halogen lights that are much more energy efficient than incandescent lights. Some lights can be twice as bright as the more traditional light bulbs but use only a quarter of the energy, and with climate change and rising electricity costs, this can be a very important factor when choosing the kind of lighting to have in your home. With so much choice, there's no reason to not take the time and consider using downlights.