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Top five: The best ways to revamp your lighting

If you ask anybody to describe their dream home – one that is classy, modern and spacious – they are likely to tell you of an abode that is light and airy rather than one that is dank and dingy. It goes without saying that spreading light throughout a property will make it seem like a more comfortable and pleasant place to be.

Of course, in some cases, you are able to do this simply by allowing light to flow through a window or glass door, but this is not always an option. For instance, you will find some properties just don’t have space for large openings, while there is still the issue of what to do once it gets dark.

There is often only one thing for it: to revamp your lighting solutions, ideally with the help of an electrician. Here, we take a look at the five finest types of lighting you can add to your home today.

1) Spotlights

If you have a special piece of furniture, a symbolic ornament or just an attractive floor space, it is likely you will want to show it off. As well as making sure you can enjoy it every single day, it is best to light it in such a way that draws attention to it – something you can achieve with spotlights. These will ensure the focus remains on your centrepiece at all times.

2) Chandeliers

There is nothing as grand as a magnificent chandelier in the centre of your hallway, living area or dining room. The ornate glass features scream sophistication and are sure to take the breath of any visitor you welcome to your dwelling. As with anything this complex, you will want to hire a professional electrician to be sure of the best job. However, be careful to only add a chandelier as a home improvement in the right surroundings, as such a sign of extreme quality might look out of place in a modest property.

3) Traditional lamps

Again, if your home and chosen style is more traditional, it is wise to move towards lighting solutions that will work in this environment, rather than shoehorning something that is far too modern in. So, with this in mind, why not consider traditional lights with beautiful decorative lampshades?

4) LED lighting

In this day and age, a good number of us are choosing to make home improvements with the environment in mind. As such, it might be that LED lights are the perfect choice for your home, as they offer maximum style and decoration while also being one of the best options in green terms.

5) Interior lamps

An incredibly simple way to bring a bit of light into your home is to buy some new and stylish lamps that can be positioned around your home. As well as serving a practical purpose, if you choose wisely you will be able to guarantee an aesthetic boost too. While you might not need an electrician to help you with these, taking on board the advice of an interior designer might be a wise move.

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