When you have a home, whether it’s a single-storey home that is walking distance from the train station or, a big mansion inside a heavily-guarded exclusive subdivision, one of the most important things you will need in any kind of house for that matter is a source of lighting. Why? How are you going to see things inside your house or even in your office if you don’t have a light whether it’s a standing lamp, a celling bulb or even, a flashlight? You see, as the old saying goes, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Light is essential to life. Without it,the entire world will go dark and chaos will wreak havoc. Now, when we are talking about any lighting system for that matter, there’s no way we cannot talk about electricity and safety. In simple terms, without electricity, you cannot turn on a switch that will light up a bulb. Now, in the recent years, most of the fires that caused numerous damages to life and property were sparked by faulty and/or substandard light bulbs. Such issues pushed experts to come up with safer and cheaper source of light. And they actually did. Nowadays, LED lighting strips and bulbs are now taking over the lighting industry.
As mentioned, LED lighting strips are now becoming a popular choice for lighting up homes, cabinets and even cars. You see, these strips are so flexible to the point that you can virtually install them everywhere. To maximize the full potential of the LED lighting technology, below are just some of the helpful tips you need to heed:
- Learn to compare everything. You have to understand the exact amount of Lumen you will need for a LED light. For starters, Lumen is the measurement of brightness that is perceived to the human eyes and is the most important variable for choosing an LED light. The amount of Lumens depend on the application for the LED that you have planned. Also, compare which colour temperature for a LED light will fit best for your project.
- Decide what size of a LED strip you are going to need for your project. Also, take into consideration the number of LED bulbs you want for each strip.