Light is important for every room in the house as it affects one’s mood and interest, and the kitchen is no different. The kitchen also consumes a lot of electricity because each work center requires adequate lighting. For this reason a lighting plan is a good idea to minimize moments of awkwardness in the kitchen.
Therefore, good planning could eliminate the need for an extension cord. So once the work centers are determined, placements of outlets becomes easy to plan. Right lights in these work centers ensure ease of fulfilling the three main kitchen tasks: reading, cooking, and working.
It is therefore necessary to keep in mind you and your family needs for the kitchen and the time of day the room is most used. A well light kitchen ensures recipes are read easily and food prepared and cooked without intrusion in this activity.
For this reason when you plan the kitchen layout you should also plan lighting and wiring. You should not leave this for last. Planning your lighting ensures you get a good balance of lighting as well as create the ideal ambiance you want for your kitchen. (Learn more on this topic: view this video)