People are starting to discover the huge role which lighting design has on a given space. With appropriate lighting, a kitchen for example can be transformed from a cooking production facility, into a tranquilizing spot to chill and have a drink with close friends… all with the flip of a switch. A simple but effective lighting design choice is to add cover lighting.
Cove lighting is a terrific way to get a dramatic impact to virtually any space in your home as it projects a cozy glow up onto the ceiling. This style of light can be installed behind crown molding roughly six inches down from the your ceiling. The best part for this project is the price tag. For under 100 dollars and several hours of your time, you can complete your new cove lighting installation and completely transform the overall look of a space or room.
So how do you go about installing cove lighting? First and foremost, you will install your electrical outlet horizontally at the top of the wall approximately 4 inches down from the ceiling. If you aren’t familiar with electrical codes and installation, have your friendly electrician install the plug with the switch.
When you are looking at the lights for your cove lighting design, there are several things you will want to consider. The LED rope lighting is the best choice as it is flexible to fit behind your crown molding. In addition, it has a low upfront cost and is efficient to operate.