Recessed lighting is mainly used for brightening offices and residences, offering a good amount of light while giving a contemporary touch to your interiors.

Parts of LED recessed ceiling lights:

– Housing: This structure holds all of the important electrical components and is hidden in the ceiling. This is also the main protective structure of the light. – Trim: The molding that surrounds the opening of the light.

– Bulb or Light source: A various range of bulbs is available for LED can lights, from focused halogen to wide flood style light bulbs. In the scenario of LED retrofit trims, there is no bulb required as the light source is merged into the trim.

How to select Recessed Housing

New Construction Housings The drywall or sheetrock ceiling is installed. They also use hanger bars to connect the ceiling joints.

Remodel Housings These housings are intended to use where the ceiling entry is limited. They are smaller, installed through a mini hole cut in the sheetrock or drywall. They are held using clips.

IC Rated Housings These are made with extra heat shielding and also allow insulation.

Non-IC Housings These cannot offer the same level of protection from heat, so they are suitable for un-insulated ceilings.

How to Choose Your Trim

Make sure to choose the same brand, product, family, and size as housing while selecting the recessed light trim.

Capti-Reflector trim heightens the illumination with its reflective interior. -Baffle trim minimizes the glare with its ribbed interior.on

General Tips You Should Consider for LED can lights

Light Placement Placing lights 4 to 6 feet apart is better for general room lighting. Lights can be placed closer together for countertops and other workspaces, at 1 to 2 feet apart.


Using dimmers will add extra ambiance and versatility to the system. Make sure to use a compatible LED dimmer for LED lights

A line voltage system with traditional bulbs works well with a regular wall dimmer.

Sloped Ceilings

Choose specially designed trim and housing if you have a sloped or angled ceiling

Shower Lighting

For covered outdoor spaces and showers, use trim and housings rated. They are made to protect vital electrical components from openness to steam and moisture.