The Benefits Of San Dimas Recessed Lighting

A San Dimas recessed light is one which is fixed into a hole in the ceiling or wall and creates the impression that light is bursting forth from a hole in the ceiling or wall depending on where it is installed. They are perfect for creating a cozy setting while providing either directed the way of a focused spotlight or a wide light washing over a large area.

Recessed lighting provides many benefits

San Dimas recessed lighting provides an unobtrusive source of several uses. It can provide task oriented lighting when directed over your computer desk, or the reading desk, or provide soft and well diffused source of the living room, and all the while remaining discreetly out of sight in the nooks and crannies of the house.

The purpose for which you are installing the lights fixture is critical as it helps determine what kind of trim you need to purchase. The trim is the part of the fixture that determines the kind of light you shall get in the end. There are three main types:


these can help you get directed lighting and are generally used where you need to generate task oriented lighting.

• Reflectors:

these are used to maximize the light output of your San Dimas recessed lighting. This is used when your objective is to get as much light intensity as possible from your light fixture.

• Baffles:

these are used when you want a soft diffused light from your fixture. It is ideal when the purpose is to get a general or ambient lighting.

Recessed lights can provide a good source of light while adding a lineal feel to the room. This is because they fit into the overall lay out of the room while still being able to give directed light for highlighting certain areas of the house such as art pieces.

There are several recessed lights for your use, but it is critical that you pick the right model for the job. Some are designed for easy installation during remodeling and you will only need to cut a hole into your ceiling, while others are best used when carrying out actual initial construction.

Recessed lighting tips

Here are some tips to consider when using San Dimas recessed lighting, add these to your personal style and need and you can’t go wrong.

• Do not use too many San Dimas recessed lights in a row down a room, it takes a lot out of the cozy feel you could have created.

• Use San Dimas recessed lights near walls of a small room to create an illusion that the room is bigger than it actually is.

• Take time when placing task oriented lights, so that it does not end up casting a shadow over the intended work space.

• Install lights a few inches in front of the object you want to light up, this ensures that the falls on the object and not few feet off it.

However, it must be said that San Dimas recessed lighting is not ideal for every situation, for instance walls and ceilings with ornate finishing should not be drilled into to place a lights fixture. Take time to consider your needs and the overall theme of the room and house before drilling into your ceiling.

Article Source:

If you are looking for a San Dimas electrical contractor, please call (909) 592-2191 or complete our online request form.

© 2020 San Dimas Electric,

All Rights Reserved


1778 Avenida Entrada

San Dimas, CA 91773

Phone: (909) 592-2191

Cal State Lic#: C10 859745

Contact Us