Ever thought of placing lights in your room at a position you thought was impossible to reach? Lighting experts have found a way to help you realize your dream by launching strip lights. Strip lights are easy solutions to lend a colorful look to a particular region using small parts of LEDs that can be stuck anywhere. These lights can be easily curved up to an angle of ninety degrees so that they can be applied in every nook and corner effortlessly. Some flexible strip lights are equipped with a color changing feature which adds that quirky element to the room.
The best part about strip lights is that they can be chopped off to varying length to accommodate any form of creativity. Moreover, the fine shape of these lights facilitates their placement even in the most confined corners instantly stepping up the style quotient. Most of the times, they are strategically placed to hide the circuit board and allow refection of light alone. The installation of strip lights is child’s play quite literally since they just have to be peeled off and pasted on the said area.
If you feel that these LED lights are too bright for your liking or do not gel with the subtle theme of your room, there is an answer to that as well. The intensity of these lights can be easily controlled using dimmers allowing you to get the perfect level of brightness as per the occasion. Most brands allow customization of strip lights so that you can satisfy your innovation levels. Strip lights can be used to stylize bathroom accents, cabinets, and shelves. You would have also seen these lights in commercial areas such as hotels, bars and restaurants, store displays, product displays, signboards and cove regions.
Brands also offer full-fledged kits comprising of lights, connectors, adapters, switches, wires and terminals for easy placement and track lighting as well as maintenance of strip lights. Although, all kits come with a set of instructions which are to be thoroughly followed, however, it is essential to consult an electrician before involving yourself in any such project. There are a few simple steps that should be undertaken to put up strip lights which include:
- Before actually beginning the process, test all the items from the kit to ensure that all of them are functioning properly.
- Measure the dimensions of the area where you plan to put strip lights and then cut them accordingly.
- Try those lights using a power unit before actually installing them and once the testing procedure is successful, affix them to the desired surface.
- You may want to connect them to a dimmer if you wish to alter the lighting later on.
Voila! The strip lights are ready to use for any unique purpose.