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Buying Guide For Lighting You will find a huge selection of different varieties of lighting for sale so we’ve place this guide with each other to help you select what’s correct for you Index • • • • • • • • • Bulb Kinds

Hallways

& Dining Living Kids

Staircases Kitchen Bathroom Room Room Bedroom Bedrooms Shades

Hallways & Staircases • Choose brighter lighting for safety reasons • Directional ceiling spotlights are good for bouncing lighting high wycombe of walls to give the illusion of brighter light • If your ceiling is low select wall lighting to use up less valuable overhead space • Keep stairs well lit by using a pendant light at the top of the staircase • Spotlights at the top of the stairs can create shadow therefore making each individual stair more visible • Use dimmer switches so you can control / pick the level of brightness • Use energy saving light bulbs in areas that are used frequently

Kitchen


• Lighting should be functional and directional therefore spotlights are ideal • Use ceiling fittings that can be adjusted to direct light onto the surface you are working on • Directional lighting can also be used to highlight a breakfast bar or a picture or feature on the wall • For safety avoid using floor based lamps that may have trailing wires Bathroom • Safety is priority due to the presence of water • Use a ceiling fitting that can be operated with a pull cord • Do not select fittings made from fabric or wood as these will deteriorate in the moist environment Dining Room • You need to create the right mood for the occasion so dimmer switches are ideal • A combination for floor ceiling and wall lighting can create an ambient environment for entertaining • You can buy matching ceiling floor and wall lights so you can create an attractive overall look • A ceiling light will provide a good focal point over your dining table • Directional spotlights can be used to highlight pictures or features on your wall Living Room • A combination of floor ceiling and wall lights means you can light your room for various activities, reading, watching TV or just relaxing • You can get matching ceiling floor and wall lights so you can create an attractive overall look • Shades and uplighters can be used to direct the light where you need it most and distinct strength bulbs can be used in various areas • Directional spotlights can be used to highlight pictures or features on the wall. Bedroom • There is a wide range of bedside lamps ideal for reading in bed • Directional spotlights can be used to highlight pictures or features on the wall or • Ceiling lights can make an attractive focal point Kids Bedrooms • You can get a wide range of fun and funky kids lighting for boys and girls bedrooms • Use ceiling lighting for general play • Directional or task lighting should be used if kids are doing homework in their room, reading or using the computer Shades


• Shades are essential to cover unattractive bulbs and defuse the light into your room • Shades stop the glare of a naked light bulb • There are over 85 distinct styles of light shade, both modern and traditional designs Bulb Kinds Different bulbs serve various purposes so consideration is needed when purchasing: • energy saving bulbs - see each type for wattage and energy saving rating • Candle bulbs for a more subtle effect, ideal for table lamps • Classic 100 watt for everyday use • Halopar Bulbs halogen bulbs with a UV filter • Delux El Vario - with two stage dimming using a normal light switch • Halogen bulbs - halogen provides a brighter, whiter light than a normal bulb. Ideal for general, task and occasional lighting


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