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How To Select the Ideal Under Cabinet Lighting for Your Kitchen

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Under cabinet lighting is a great way to illuminate certain spots around your home.

Under cabinet lighting is a great way to illuminate certain spots around your home. From hardwired to battery-powered lighting, working in your kitchen will be easier and comfortable with an extra boost of light. Fortunately, we can assist you in figuring out which under cabinet lighting system is suitable for your needs and your kitchen.

Battery Powered Under Cabinet Lighting

Under cabinet lights come with different options, just like all home lighting systems. Moreover, battery-powered lights are available in various forms and other significant benefits.

For instance, you can install these lights about anywhere. Secondly, these battery-powered lights will function during power outages. But you might not have light when you need it when the batteries go bad.

Hardwired LED Lighting Under Your Cabinets

Furthermore, hardwired led under cabinet lighting allows you to link your lights to a switch and easily control your lights. In addition, a hardwired lighting system will make hiding wires easier since they will connect to an existing circuit within the kitchen wall.

Unlike battery-powered or plugin under cabinet lighting, hardwired lighting needs professional expertise. So, an experienced electrician will have to install it correctly and safely.

Plugin Under Cabinet Lighting Option

Moreover, the plugin lighting option is a good balance between hardwired and battery options. A plugin lighting system can be used wherever you have access to an existing outlet. Also, you don’t have to replace the batteries. You will always have lights as long as the power stays on.

However, this option does mean that the lights will rely on one of your existing outlets, which you may need for a countertop appliance. Another idea is to integrate several additional outlets into your kitchen.

Can My LED Under Cabinet Lights Be Dimmable?

Absolutely. Your LED lights can function using your existing dimmer switch. You also can connect your LED under cabinet lights to a current smart home system. Moreover, this impressive functionality provides you the choice to turn the lights on and off using your voice.

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