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posted Dec 30, 2016

Why the Right Lighting is Important for Your Home in the Winter

There are a number of reasons why the right lighting is important in your home's overall look, feel, and functionality. In the winter, your lighting choices make a big difference. This week's blog will explain why.

You'll be hosting your friends and family more often

Tis' the season for hosting family and friends for holiday gatherings. The look and feel of your home can say a lot about your hosting style. Alongside the décor elements and the delicious dishes you serve, lighting plays a big role in creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.

There are fewer hours of daylight during the winter

During the day, many people tend to rely on natural light in their homes. However, the shorter days during the winter months make that window of opportunity much smaller. In this case, you'll need functional lighting and mood lighting. Natural or artificial lighting can have an impact on your mood and overall wellbeing. Those who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder can benefit from having the right lighting in their home during the winter months as well.

The right lighting can save you money

Since you'll be using more energy during the winter months, it's a good idea to use energy efficient lightbulbs when possible. Remote controls or dimmer switches allow you to have better control over how much energy you're using. These devices can also help you to create the mood you wish for your home.

The right lighting keeps up the holiday spirit after the holidays are over

January and February tend to be bleak months. But they don't have to be in your home. The right lighting that creates a warm and inviting atmosphere can help you enjoy your home during those times.
You can always keep your spirits up with the right indoor lighting. Every home is built differently and has different lighting needs. If you'd like to learn more about how we can help bring the right lighting to your home, then feel free to contact us .
Together we make a house your home.