Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Ways to Revamp Kitchen Lightingby Allison Millar
Face Your Kitchen Columnist
Your kitchen lighting can have a big impact on meal preparation. If you are constantly moving around the countertop to avoid shadows and poor lighting, chopping meats and tossing salads can become a frustrating experience. Here are ways to update your kitchen lighting as you plan a cabinet refacing project.
Add Functional Kitchen Lighting
There are several types of kitchen lighting, from functional to decorative lighting. When updating your kitchen lighting, start by planning functional lighting that illuminates space for everyday tasks.
Get Decorative With Kitchen Lighting
While task lighting is important, it does not have the pizzazz of decorative lighting. There is a vast range of options in decorative lighting, from dangling pendants to globes to chandeliers. Among the popular finishes are aged copper, oil rubbed bronze, and stainless steel. When selecting decorative lighting, try:
Kitchen lighting is an important element that should be factored into any kitchen remodeling project. Try a blend of functional and decorative lighting to cover all your needs.
About the Author
Allison E. Beatty is a syndicated real estate writer. She has been a writer of home improvement columns for 15 years. Her articles have appeared in numerous national newspapers and magazines, and on home improvement web sites.