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Installing Lights Underneath the Counter

posted by Westerner 2:48 PM
Monday, March 16, 2009

undercounterlights-horseshoe-hardwareNobody likes stumbling around in the dark looking for a light switch, but let’s face it, when your eyes aren’t adjusted to the light, turning on the lights can be just as painful.  A great solution to this dilemma, whether in the bathroom or the kitchen, is under counter lights.  With proper installation, these lights can be left on all the time and provide a dim light source that will help you avoid stumbles and falls but won’t blind you either.  Under counter lights are also quite popular in modern design; most contemporary kitchens come with them installed beneath the counters or more commonly, the cabinets. 

Most under counter lights are easy to install as well, though the electrical can be a bit trickier.  But even if you need to hire an electrician, the fixtures and the wiring can be installed in no more than an hour.  If you’re a bit of a handyman, you can do it yourself too!