Expert Advice on Home Office Lighting

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Home offices will spur more creativity when there is adequate and appropriate lighting. (Photo Credits)

Home office lighting can make a whole lot of difference when it comes to increasing productivity. After all who would like to work in an inappropriately lit room, nor who would like to get an eyestrain because of improper lighting?

Apartment Therapy shared tips that are applicable to both homeowners and those who are just renting. Electrical Association

“Start out by considering natural light. Where is your desk situated? If you’re lucky enough to have a sunny window, it’s a good idea to park your desk nearby it, or if there are no distractions, facing it. There’s something to be said for gazing out of a window while your brain is processing things at full speed.”

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Pottery Barn also came up with tips on ensuring great lighting for any home office set-up. Evaluating existing lighting options is one of the tips that they published in their website article. Electrician   

“Overhead lighting can be tricky. For example, a poorly placed spotlight can create an annoying glare, but a lack of overhead lighting can be just as distracting. Plus, overhead lighting doesn’t just complement your natural lighting and establish the room’s overall lighting level. It also presents an opportunity for you to add some style to your home office and create new focal points with your decor. For example, recessed lighting works well, but it can create hot spots and an unimaginative look. Instead, incorporate a flushmount ceiling light, an elegant chandelier or a sleek pendant to complement the decor of the office and illuminate your work space.”

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The Spruce meantime advises its readers maximize natural lighting in the room.

“Don’t overlook the unique benefit of natural light coming from a window, skylight or another portal. Sunlight can produce warm lighting that really improves the work environment. On the other hand, you may need to account for direct sunlight that creates overwhelming glare during certain times of the day. In general, it’s best to have natural light in front of or next to work surfaces and computer screens to avoid glare and maximize your outside views.”

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Improving the lighting in any home office can be efficiently done by any licensed electrician contractor.

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