There has been significant progress in LED lights over the past few years. They provide better options compared to the traditional incandescent or traditional fluorescent bulbs. They are available in plenty ranges of colours varying from natural white, warm white and cool white. With the different colours available, you can match your kitchen cabinet style with the appropriate shades of light. For instance, you can use the warm white bulbs to highlight the wood grains of your cabinets.
Here are the major benefits of the LED lights.
These bulbs are enclosed by use of a polycarbonate material which is highly durable. The material is also resistant to breakages.
Easy to install
The bulbs are easy to install and simple to work with. They can easily fit with most of the existing fixtures throughout the home and in the kitchen. Dimmable lights are also available which can naturally work with the pre-installed dimmer setup in your home.
The energy consumption by the LED kitchen lights is significantly less as compared to the traditional incandescent bulbs. They reduce the power consumption by about 75%-80%. This will go a long way in reducing your annual costs of the utility bills.
These bulbs are well designed such that they can operate at a low voltage. This means that very little heat is generated which makes them very safe to touch. They do not overheat. Low heat production makes these bulbs a suitable option even when installing lights at lower levels.
LED bulbs have a longer lifespan, and they can last up to 50,000 hours. Their shelf life is 50 times longer compared to the incandescent bulbs. Once you are done with the initial installation, you will not require purchasing the replacement bulbs.
The bulbs meant for use in the kitchen are designed such that they have a waterproof coating needed for extra safety. This feature is useful especially when you are placing your bulbs near sinks or close to the cooking area.
Small and flexible
These bulbs come in different shapes and sizes.It is, therefore, easier and possible to emphasize specific areas in your kitchen. They also give an option of installing lights in some regions of the kitchen where the traditional bulbs would not work.
They offer the best opportunity of lowering the energy cost as well as reducing the carbon footprint. They provide a clean power source. They also offer a practical option for those families operating with tight budgets by saving their energy bills significantly.