With all of the new electronics out there and our need for convenience of use, we often overlook electronic upgrades as part of a kitchen remodel.  As we know, without electricity, none of our gadgets work.  But with a remodel you get the opportunity to increase the functionality of your kitchen by adding more lights, or adding a few more outlets for more convenience when cooking at home or entertaining.  Some of the new lighting upgrades for this year include under-cabinet lighting and recessed lighting.

LED lighting products use light emitting diodes to produce light very efficiently. An electrical current passes through semiconductor material, which illuminates the tiny light sources we call LEDs. The heat produced is absorbed into a heat sink. LED is more efficient, uses less electricity and emits far less heat. LED’s are also cool to the touch which is great in the kitchen. LED lighting is rate the best kitchen lighting option for under your cabinets.  They may cost more, but their longevity outlasts anything else you can purchase.

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