Lighting is one of the most important things that contribute to the look of your HDB. You have to carefully choose the type of lighting that you are going to use if you want your HDB to look good. Proper lighting not only helps to decorate the HDB but it also makes it possible for people to see other decorations in a given room. Proper lighting also makes it easy for to perform tasks while you are in your HDB. As you think about your lighting needs, you also have to keep in mind the type of look that you want to achieve in your rooms.
The lighting of a given room should depend on the type of activity you are going to be doing in it. If a room is going to be used to carry out a lot of work related activities, it should be properly lit so that you don’t strain your eyes while working. If it is a room that you don’t do much work in or that which you don’t spend a lot of time in, then you probably don’t need to have lighting that makes it too bright. Basically, the lighting in different rooms should depend on the purpose of he room and the mood you want to achieve.
Living room lighting
Your living rooms should be able to take advantage of as much natural light as possible so that you don’t need lighting during the day. This is because this is the place where you spend most of you time in during the day relaxing, working, watching TV or hanging out with family and friends. It is also the place where most activities in your HDB take place. Therefore, getting adequate natural light is important if you want to save energy.
To ensure that you achieve good lighting in your HDB living room, you have to use multiple sources of light so that every section of the room has adequate light. The light fixtures should be placed strategically to ensure that there are no dark corners in the room. Use central lights that glow brightly and corner lights that are dimmer. Use light fixtures designs that blend well with other decorations in the living room.
The kitchen is one of the busiest parts in your HDB. Therefore, it must have sufficient light to make it easy for you to do all your culinary tasks. Lighting used in the kitchen must be both functional and decorative. You have to make sure that all the essential places in a kitchen are properly illuminated to make it easy for you or anyone else using your HDB kitchen to perform various tasks. Make sure that that the oven, the sink and every other place that you will probably be using most of the times have adequate light. This helps to ensure that you will always see clearly while preparing food.
To be able to sleep well, the amount of light in the bedroom should be minimized. Therefore, you don’t need to have a lot of light in your bedroom. Use heavy curtains to block out the light from outside. During installation of light fixtures in your HDB bedroom, opt out of multiple light sources. Consider using a single source of light that is at the center of the room. Remember, this one of the rooms where the absence of light is a good thing. However, you have to use attractive lighting fixtures if you want your bedrooms to be attractive.
Halogens bulbs are a standard for most HDB bathrooms. However, you can make yours unique by using compact fluorescent bulbs. Make sure that you mount a light fixture over the mirrors. Also, use recessive lighting to prevent shadows on the face.
Therefore, the choice of lighting for HBD should be guided by the function of the room and the type of look that you want to achieve. The lighting fixtures used in all rooms should be stylish and should be able to match the look of other decorations used the rooms. There are many different designs of lighting fixtures. You can never miss a design that truly reflects your tastes and preferences. You should also look for a professional to help you install the lighting fixtures in the correct way