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Under Cabinet Lighting Accessories
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How to select Under Cabinet Lighting Accessories
Under cabinet lighting accessories are details that everyone forgets about when looking for lights to install in a kitchen. To make the process of installing under cabinet lights a little less complicated, Westside Wholesale has prepared the following guide.
The most commonly used accessories are linkable cables, chain connectors, electronic transformers, power switches and controllers.
When it comes to selecting a suitable cable, it is important to pay attention to its size and specifications. First of all, the cable should comply with the installation and safety requirements of the building and secondly, it should be compatible with the wires and the lighting fixtures that you have selected. The quality of the cable should be the other factor to consider, ensuring that the material from which it is made is not toxic.
The process of selecting chain connectors and power switches is very similar so be sure to pay attention to the specifications of such accessories before buying them.
Under cabinet lighting controllers come with various features that you can benefit from. They can be wireless or wall-mounted, with one or even ten operating modes and so on. You should specify what parameters of an under cabinet light you are willing to control and then look for a device that will suit your requirements. There’s no need to purchase a fancy controller with high-tech options that you will never use. Remember, the easier it is to use such a device and the fewer features it has, the less money you will spend on its maintenance.
Why do I need under cabinet lighting in the first place? Under cabinet lights help divide the kitchen into working zones. Fixtures like that help you save energy and money because instead of illuminating the entire kitchen you can illuminate only the area where you work.
What are the benefits of under cabinet lighting? Installing under cabinet lights in the kitchen will help you cut the energy costs but that’s not the only benefit of such lighting fixtures. In addition to their efficient operation, under cabinet lights can help you add style to the room. You can combine the fixtures in various ways in order to create the lighting ambiance of your dreams.
How do I install an under cabinet light? First, you select the fixture that complies with the installation requirements of your building, then you ensure that you have all of the mounting accessories and simply follow the instructions from the under cabinet lighting kit. If you don’t know how to use a screwdriver and can’t understand the instructions, hire a professional to do the job for you.