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History of Recessed Lighting

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Recessed Lighting Design

Recessed lighting was first used in commercial and industrial units as early as the 1940s as a way to maximize lighting efficiency and make offices look more aesthetically pleasing. Shortly after, boutiques and retail shops were also using recessed lighting as a way to highlight their merchandise and add character to the space. Now, aside from these types of buildings, recessed lighting has grown in popularity amongst residential properties. This is because 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. Many home owners also prefer recessed lighting because of its simplicity and energy efficiency, as recessed lighting tends to use significantly less energy and last longer than the standard light bulb. Recessed lighting is also very advantageous in homes with lower ceilings and especially in basements, since recessed lighting is installed into the ceiling and therefore makes use of space which otherwise would have been obstructed by a bulky lighting fixture.


Why work with a professional

recessed-lighting-installerIn 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.

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When we work on residential homes we 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.


The advantages to installing recessed lighting

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Recessed Ceiling Lights

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.

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.

The benefits of our service

basement recessed lightsOne 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.

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.

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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Mr.Potlight Advantage

  1. All our electricians are licensed
  2. We are fully insured
  3. You will receive an ESA Certificate after installation *
  4. We guarantee that there will be Absolutely No Mess or
    Damage to your home
  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


ESA Certification

*To receive an ESA Certification please verify with the electrician when consulting.



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. Our policy reflects the following statement: you don’t have to pay until your pot light installation is complete and up to par, because we hold our promise to the highest degree of integrity.