Under Cabinet LED Lighting..... How to Create Difference And Fashion To All Kitchen.
Under cabinet LED lighting is an excellent way to improve any kitchen. A set of LED recessed
illumination can cheer up and display your counter tops. It used to be a major endeavor to
try and install under cabinet LED lighting but fortunately there are kits available now that
make it simple. There are several ways to do the job so stay with me for a few under
cabinet LED lighting How-To tips.
When installing under cabinet LED lighting you have few options available. You can decide
on either a small direct spot light or full length recessed fluorescent pipes. Both offer an
elegant look to accent the kitchen. It just boils down to personal choice.
For the sake of simplicity let's look at putting in a set of lights that doesn't need to be
hardwired back to your primary circuit panel.
First of all you need to go down to the hardware store and buy an under cabinet LED
As soon as you've selected the perfect light for your kitchen, set up process is a breeze.
Compute the full length of your drawers. This determines how many bulbs you need. A
good rule of thumb is to apply 1 spot light every 18 inches.
Start the first light far enough from the end of the shelves to provide equal spacing of all
Work with a few small finish nails to tack the LED lights
to the base of the cabinets. Remember the nail is short
enough that it won't protrude completely through the
bottom of the cabinet.
Continue tacking lights up until you get to the end of
Leave an inline splice to the under cabinet lighting wiri-
ng as close as possible to an electrical wall plug. The
cabinet lighting kit should have this included in it.
Now splice the electrical switch of the lighting into this wire. Cut off any excess line and
connect up an electrical plug to the end of the wire.
Next use a staple gun to staple up the wiring. Be careful to center the wire in the staple to
prevent cutting into the wire. If the wire is lengthy to lay flush in a straight line between the
lights you may snake it along the underside of the cabinet. Since the wires and lights are
tucked it doesn't matter how the wiring is run, you can't see it.
The final step is finally work on the lights. Working through the light string, pop bulbs into
the sockets making sure they're tight. After all the lights are installed simply snap on the
classy covers and that's it, you're done!
Hook up the LED lights and turn the switch. Keep your head under the counter to make sure
that all the LED lights come on.
These various under cabinet LED lighting How-To tips can help facilitate the installation of
the latest kitchen lighting system. There are numerous options available, all you need to do
is spend a little time looking for just the right choice that works for your kitchen.