Littman Bros. Lighting Offers Fresh Ideas to Brighten Up Kitchens for Spring

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Helpful Lighting Tips for Budget Conscious Homeowners

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Adding decorative and under cabinet lighting in the kitchen allows for a well-lit space to cook and entertain.

It’s that time of year again. Spring is a time for change and new beginnings and the warm weather is giving homeowners a gentle push to do more around the house.

A quick economic way to remodel a home on a tight budget is to consider changing out some lighting fixtures. A good place to start is the kitchen, the center of family life and one of the busiest rooms in the house.

"By adding pendants, a decorative ceiling fixture or under cabinet lighting, homeowners can create ambiance and a well-lit space to cook and entertain," said Benson Littman, co-owner of Littman Bros. a family-owned business since 1979.

A rule of thumb for general kitchen lighting is to include a combination of general, task and accent lighting. This can be achieved through a variety of ways including recessed lighting, a track or rail system, chandeliers, or under cabinet lighting. Other tips include:

  •     Place recessed lighting around the perimeter of the room away from the wall.
  •     Add some glamour to the kitchen by adding chandeliers to other lighting in the room
  •     Illuminate countertops with under cabinet lighting. Place the under cabinet fixtures at the front of the cabinet so the light will be distributed evenly over the area below. Additionally, add a dimmer to your under cabinet lighting. This will add depth, dramatic flair and save energy as well.

As one of the top lighting showrooms in the country with a renowned online presence, Littman Bros works on a daily basis with manufacturers such as Cyan Design, Fine Art Lamps, Hinkley Lighting, Holtkotter International, Hubbardton Forge, Kichler Lighting, George Kovacs, Schonbek Lighting, Sea Gull Lighting, and Tech Lighting

Please visit littmanbros.com for bright ideas for every room in your house.

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