For some, hiring a handyman simply isn’t in the budget. For others, getting your hands dirty is both fun and rewarding. No matter your reason for being a DIY junkie, we’re here to help you help yourself. This week, learn how to install a light fixture in just a few easy steps.
Ceiling fixtures come in many different shapes and sizes. Here are some of the more popular types of ceiling fixtures.
Single Lights – Single lights can be used to illuminate a specific feature in a home or area. in many cases, single lights are used as a way to brighten an entire room, like a bedroom. Single lights are often flush mounted and may have a single light bulb or several bulbs which are covered with a glass light shade.
Recessed Lights – Recessed lights are installed inside the ceiling and direct light downward into the room. In many cases, recessed lights are used to create unobtrusive illumination that is directed or focused on a specific task area, like a kitchen island.
Ceiling Fans – An entirely different type of ceiling fixture is the ceiling fan. Often a ceiling fan is combined with light fixtures to both provide illumination and circulation in a room. Installing ceiling fans has become an extremely popular home improvement way of improving energy efficiency and reducing energy costs for homeowners.