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The Advantages to Installing Recessed Lighting

Recessed lighting has the ability as a small investment to dramatically alter a space, making it look and feel more inviting and adding value to the home.

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Many home owners also prefer recessed lighting because of its simplicity and energy efficiency. Recessed lighting is also very advantageous in homes with lower ceilings and especially in basements. You can read more about basement lighting ideas here. Recessed lighting is installed into the ceiling, and therefore makes use of space which otherwise would have been obstructed by a bulky lighting fixture.

Recessed lighting can come with a wide variety of advantages for the purchaser to gain when they choose to install these potent lights. Pot lights are widely known for their clean and modernized presentation, and upon installation, these pot lights will assure you a palpable upgrade in your space’s overall aesthetic appearance that is prominent and easily caught by the eye of guests. This form of recessed lighting is designed and contrived to perform to its maximum efficiency and they abide to work accurately and properly.

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Pot lights and other forms of recessed lighting are well acknowledged to be mediated as an energy efficient lighting source. This is because recessed lighting is manufactured to wield and utilize low-voltage light bulbs. There is also the option to use a dimmer switch, which allows you to control the intensity of the light being projected upon a space to your preferred liking. A lower usage of lighting vehemence will determine the overall extent of your energy conserving levels.

Recessed lighting may use a lower voltage of light bulb, however, they offer to the homeowner an amplified luminousness of your room or space. They are more frequently used to light up an entire space evenly with just the flick of a switch. When placed evenly around the perimeter of a ceiling, pot lights can serve to make a space look larger and accessible by creating a “pushed back” appearance to the room, which is an aspect of a room that’s noticed immediately.

Why Hire a Recessed Lighting Professional

In Canada, it has been mandated by the Electrical Safety Authority that all recessed lighting installations be evaluated and completed by a certified electrician. Therefore, when evaluating electrical contractors to complete a recessed lighting project, it is crucial that one does their homework.

Recessed lighting can be very beneficial for you and your home’s value, but can also be a large headache if the recessed lighting project is not completed by a professional.

When we work on residential homes, safety is our top priority. We guarantee proper wiring and electric devices installed, as well as safe layout and connections. We also take great care to make sure the home is just as clean as the way we found it. After your potlights are installed, we will issue you an ESA Certificate.

Benefits of Our Recessed Lighting Installation Service

One of the aspects of recessed lighting installation that seems to downgrade most opinions about a company is how to deal with cleanliness and messes left behind from the work process. Mr. Potlight’s goal is to have the installation finished neatly and professionally while leaving no evidence of a mess or damage to your home. We aim to keep your pot light installation clean and orderly and will complete the task without going through a process of ripping up rugs or your ceiling.

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Our company has well equipped teams of professional and licensed workers who will accomplish the job with accuracy and efficiency. Mr. Potlight is fully insured and will guarantee our customers a complete ESA Certificate when the installation has been finished. Our company also allows the benefit to pay for personal recessed lighting after the completion of your installation. We’ll make sure that your pot lights have been installed correctly and accordingly and you are left with satisfaction and content.

Recessed Lighting FAQs

Can You Install Recessed Lighting in A Finished Ceiling?

Yes, it is possible to install Recessed Lighting in a finished ceiling, Your best option is to use the assistance of a trained professional to avoid damage to your home or yourself.

How Many Can Recessed Lights Can Be on One Circuit?

It all come down to how much the rating of the circuit breaker that controls the circuit. a standard lighting circuit breaker is 15-amp, while fixture with an incandescent or halogen bulb uses about 1/2 amp. that means you can install about 30 fixture on 15-amp standard lighting circuit.

What Types of Recessed Lighting are There?

The diffrent variation in recessed light is in the trim that is installed with the light itself. Baffle trim is the most common type of can lighting trim, they specifically designed to reduce glare from the light bulb. Open trim provide much brighter lighting than other types of trim, Eyeball trim has adjustable head sow you will be able to aim the light at a certain point you like to light, Wall wash trim is half covered it is perfect if you want to shine a light on a specific object like a painting, Shower trim is perfect for wet and damp conditions, it keeps the moisture out.

Where Can I Install Recessed Lighting?

it is possible to install Recessed Lighting almost in any room, you will need to determine what kind of trim you need to use, for example, shower trim will be excellent for bathrooms or kitchens because its moisture tight and water-proof.

Can I Install Recessed Lighting Myself?

It is not recommended to install recessed lighting by yourself because of potential damage that you can do to your property or yourself, especially if there’s no electrical outlet at hand, in that case, you may want to hire an electrician to run wire to the new fixture.

What Size Recessed Lights to Use?

Recessed lights available in number of sizes ranging from 3 to 6 inches in diameter. to choose a size you will need to take in account where do you want to place the recessed lights and what their function will be, you can always consult a professional if you are not sure what size you need for your specific room.

For more information or if you withhold any questions or concerns about recessed lighting in the Toronto area, please feel free to visit our “contact” page or call Mr. Potlights 416-702-4401 today!

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  1. All our electricians are licensed
  2. We are fully insured
  3. You will receive an ESA Certificate after installation *
  4. Absolutely No Mess or Damage to your home guaranteed
  5. You pay upon the completion of your pot light installation
  1. No Molding required – We do not run wires through Moldings
  2. No Damage to Ceilings
  3. No ripping of carpets or drywalls
  4. No overloading of Circuits
  5. No use sub-par pot lights

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  • We guarantee that your pot light installation will be completed in one day!
  • We install over 100 pot lights in a day with Absolutely No Mess or Damage to your home.
  • We provide a 5-year Warranty on our products.
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