Proper lighting within your cabinetry can do more than just brighten up your world, it can save time, provide safety and increase the value of your home. Hide and seek in the dark maybe a favorite childhood game, but trying to find your sharpest carving knife in a cluttered dark drawer can not only waste precious time in the kitchen, but can even be scary.
Additional lighting in the right places can measurable reduce wasted time through better visibility and easier access to cooking utensils, pots and other kitchen tools. In addition, drawer lighting allows for total visibility in deeper bottom drawers and full extension upper drawers to illuminate your nesting items, as well as those smaller items that sometimes get lost in the shuffle.
Integrated lighting will make a world of difference to your home's beauty and function while having minimal impact on your electrical bill. With recent advancements, LED lighting uses 90% less electricity than conventional bulbs. Furthermore, having power inside your cabinets allows for adding other innovative solutions like outlets inside your drawers to keep your countertops free from clutter.
Finally, real estate experts say the kitchen is one of the top two rooms in your house that, when updated, can actually increase the value of your home. Adding cabinetry with creatively placed storage and aesthetically pleasing time saving LED lighting is a sure way to improve your investment. So, it only takes a little light to give yourself the gift of time by adding functionality and storage to your kitchen, plus increase the value of your home.
Guest Blogger: Editorial content was produced by degreed journalists Tom & Lisa Viator. they presently work as content providers for non-profit and for-profit organizations and have produced news, sports and non-profit content for CBS and Fox local Lafayette, LA affiliate broadcast TV stations.