How To Upgrade Recessed Lighting To LED
Raise your hand if you were angry when our California Legislature enacted the law that phased out the sale of incandescent light bulbs last year…my hand is up. I love the warm glow of the traditional light bulb that I grew up with and hated the thought that I would have CFL curly q light bulbs throughout my house. Then I reluctantly gave the LED lighting products a try and I gotta admit…they are better in every way to the incandescent and CFL light bulbs.
Sure, you spend a little more upfront for the new LED lamps, but they quickly pay off in that they use a fraction of the wattage of the old bulbs. Also, the LED lamps have a rated lifetime of up to 38,000 hours of continuous use. This long life span saves you money in replacement bulbs and light fixture maintenance. The light quality of LED is also Superior to incandescent and CFL. LED light fixtures come in numerous color temperatures and the nature of LED makes the light quality more stable and resistant to heat related degradation.
If your home currently has recessed can lighting fixtures, you can easily upgrade recessed lighting to LED and you will love the results. Have you noticed that flying insects and spiders love making homes in your recessed lighting fixtures? Well, those insects will have to bug off and find new homes because the new LED recessed lighting modules are sealed and look rather attractive. The price of the new LED recessed lighting modules has also become very affordable with prices ranging from $19.99 up to $29.99 depending on brand and sale price.
The video below is an advertisement for Halo LED recessed lighting modules (I consider Halo to be a quality brand product), but it includes some very useful information. This video also effectively demonstrates how easy it is to upgrade your existing incandescent recessed lighting fixtures to LED.
If you are unsure about your DIY skills or just don’t have the time to upgrade your homes’ lighting to LED, call Fehn Electric at (831)998-1746 and we will do it for you.
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