Purchasing kitchen ceiling lights

When it comes to choosing kitchen ceiling lighting it can be difficult knowing where to start. Unlike other rooms within the home, lighting in the kitchen needs to perform two functions at the same time, general lighting and worktop lighting.


A kitchen is no longer just a room where you cook and eat your dinner. Many people host dinner parties for family and friends, more people are baking nowadays after by influenced by programmes such as The Great British Bake Off and some children are using the dinner table to study and do their homework on which is why it’s even more important to make sure you have the right kitchen ceiling lighting to suit everyone’s needs.

General Ceiling lighting in your kitchen needs to be powerful enough to light up the entire kitchen area; and lighting for your worktops needs to illuminate, specific areas such as places where food preparation or cooking will take place.

Track Lighting

Over the past few decades track lighting has become very popular within kitchens due to the fact that it’s cost-effective, and easy to install for the do-it-yourselfer who wants to revamp their home.

Track lighting allows the homeowner to install the light at functional areas such as the counter where food is prepared, the stove, and the island in the middle of the kitchen where children may do their studying.

Track lights have much of the same shadowing problem as to recessed lights; however track lights can be moved. To cut out those shadowing issues track lighting allows the homeowner move a light either forward or backwards.

Pendant Light Fixtures

Another popular but simpler answer to kitchen ceiling lighting is to install a hanging pendant light fixtures which bring the lights down to just above head level and are adjustable.  These can either be fixed into place or inserted into track lighting tracks.

These light fixtures are easy to install and set. If at all you want to remove them or place them somewhere else, then you can do so. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes and can also compliment the interiors of your house.

When purchasing Pendant Light fixtures for your home, make sure you get the height of the pendant right in your room then you will notice that the light spread evenly to all the corners.

Whatever your budget, there is a variety of kitchen ceiling lights to choose from at Lighting Majestic to help you achieve your dream kitchen. Visit www.lightingmajestic.co.uk or call free on 0800 4080049.

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