In our last post, we looked at what might be going wrong with your bathroom lighting, and how you could improve it in order for the space to look, feel, and function the way you want. In this post, we’re going to take a look at your bedroom lighting and cover some ways you can improve it so that the room is more comfortable. After all, the bedroom is where you go to relax and to get a good night’s sleep!
At Lighting One of Cincinnati, we’re here to help you find the perfect lighting fixtures for your home. If your bedroom feels too dark, or you’re not a fan of the light fixtures or where they’re placed, then visit our showroom today!
The Master Bedroom
Your main concern, when it comes to bedroom lighting, is likely the master bedroom. This is your space, and you want it to feel like your space. Fixtures that were installed by the previous owners may not fit your personal style, and swapping them out for fixtures that do can make the room feel better.
However, style is only part of the lighting equation, since you want the lights to function properly and to provide the appropriate illumination. The central light fixture is obviously important, but you’ll want to pair your ambient light with task and accent fixtures that illuminate the corners of the room and provide light for reading, dressing, and other situations.
Dimmer switches are also a great addition to the master bedroom, since they let you set the levels where you want them. You can lower the lights in the evening or in the morning so that you can relax and unwind, or so that you can set the appropriate mood.
The Guest Bedroom
You don’t sleep in your guest bedroom, but that doesn’t mean you don’t want the space to be comfortable and inviting. When you have house guests, it’s important that they feel that they’re able to settle in, even if it’s just for a few days.
Adding a table or floor lamp to the guest room can greatly improve the lighting, since it will provide another light source apart from the overhead fixture. It’s important to keep in mind that your guests may get up in the middle of the night, and being in an unfamiliar setting, they’ll need light to see by so that they can safely navigate the room.
Your guest room isn’t as large as your master bedroom, which means it will take less light to illuminate the entire space. You don’t want the room to be too bright, however, and finding fixtures that allow you to aim and focus light, such as floor lamps or wall sconces, will allow you to direct the illumination where you want it to go. You can add dimmers to the guest room as well, but make sure that the switch is in an obvious spot so that guests can easily change the levels if and when they want.
The bedrooms in your home are the secluded, intimate spaces where people go to get away from the busyness of everyday life. Whether it’s you or your guests, it’s important to have lights that are easy to use and that contribute to the comfort of the bedroom. If a fixture isn’t working properly, or the controls are difficult to use, then that comfort can quickly disappear.
At Lighting One of Cincinnati, we can help you find new bedroom lighting that fits your style, your budget, and your needs. When it comes to home lighting fixtures, there’s no better choice!
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