Lighting Under Cabinets: How to Pick the Best?

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How to transform a dull and shadowy kitchen into a well-lit and vibrant space? These lights are cost-friendly and easy to install. LED under cabinet lighting brightens the kitchen counter space, and they are practical when it comes to using them.

Earlier, people used to purchase fluorescent light fixtures, which consume a lot of energy and generate heat due to poor heat dissipation units. New generation LED kitchen lights keep the energy consumption low and do not burn out quickly. 

Benefits of under cabinet lighting  

LED under cabinet lights are installed at hard-to-reach areas in the kitchen space and provide gentle illumination to the given space. 

LED under cabinet lights generally illuminate a given space required inside the kitchen area. There is no unnecessary spill of brightness and enhances the kitchen area’s decor.

These light fixtures are artistically pleasing to the eyes and improve the overall ambiance of the kitchen space. 

Installation basics

First, create a clean workspace to install the cabinet light fixtures. It is an essential step as it helps run the installation process smoothly. 

Drill some holes inside the kitchen cabinets depending on the layout present. This step is required to link the lights together and plugged into a separate power supply. 

Use the holes to route the wires through the cabinets. Make sure everything is fixed correctly and ready for the final test. 

Mark the spaces where you want to install the cabinet lights. The lights can be mounted through screws, or 3M adhesive tape can be used. Make sure the area is appropriately clean if you choose adhesive tapes. 

Types of under cabinet lighting

LED puck lights If you are looking for optimum brightness and an aesthetically pleasing look simultaneously, the puck lights provide a perfect solution as they are compact in shape. 

Slim Under Cabinet Puck Lighting – In terms of brightness, the LED puck lights create a more dramatic effect inside the kitchen space. Our slim under cabinet puck light comes with a 12V adaptor and has a lumen intensity of 3X200 for better brightness.

Available with color temperatures of 3000K, 4000K, and 5000K, these light fixtures have a 120-degree beam angle and can operate for more than 50,000 hours. In addition, there is a standard 5-year manufacturer warranty available with the mentioned light fixture.

 

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Slim LED Puck Light, 3-Piece Kit , With 12V Adaptor & Wave Sensor Dimming

$45.99

LED strip lights – These light fixtures are also known as rope lights or tape lights. They are easy to install and fit in spaces hard to reach. Also, one can cut these lights to the desired measurement of the cabinet area.  

White LED Strip Lights – The LED strip light creates a more even and smooth light distribution inside the kitchen space. Our premium white LED strip lights to come with color temperatures ranging from 3000K, 4000K, and 6500K and are 16.4 feet long. 

The strip is suitable for indoor usage and has an IP 20 rating for better performance. In addition, 3M adhesive tape is present on the back of the fixture to make the installation process easy. The voltage input of the strip light is 12V and has a beam angle of 180-degrees. 

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White LED Strip Lights 3000K/4000K/ 6500K

$45.99

LED light bars – These light fixtures provide the kitchen space’s most desirable and professional look. They provide uniform brightness and can be linked together with connectors and cables.

Under Cabinet Linkable Light Bar – The 3-piece under cabinet linkable light comes with a direct plug-in. The lumen intensity of the light fixture is 3X110, which creates a soothing atmosphere for the indoor.

The light fixture has color temperatures of 3000K, 4000K, and 5000K. The light bars are ETL listed and RoHS compliant. Standard 3-year manufacturer warranty is available with the light bar and can operate for more than 35,000 hours. 

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Under Cabinet Linkable Light Bar, Direct Plug-In

$26.99


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