Brighten Any Room with the Right Light

One lighting fixture does not fit all. Understand your options when it comes to illuminating rooms.
General Lighting

Find the right lights for each room.

General lighting is used to cast a comfortable level of brightness throughout the kitchen. It is best achieved with a mix of sources, such as a central ceiling-mounted fixture and recessed spotlights around the perimeter. Dark-color kitchens need more general lighting than bright-color rooms.

To achieve adequate light levels using recessed can lights, allow one for every 20 to 25 square feet.

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