There is nothing better than relaxing at home at the end of a long day. Your home is your sanctuary, and it should make you feel serene and stress-free. Your home lighting plays a big part in creating a feeling of zen in your environment. With the perfect light fixtures, you will be wrapped in positivity and comfort in your home, making each evening feel like a trip to the spa.

Creating a relaxing and calming atmosphere with lighting doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. There are a few simple changes you can make to revamp the feel of your interior lighting. 

First, the primary source of your lighting should be overhead lighting. Your room may have one main overhead light or a series of can lights. If you have an overhead light, you will want to choose a light fixture that matches the aesthetic and purpose of your room. For example, kitchens lend themselves to pendant lighting, while living rooms and offices might work better with a flush mount light or wall sconces. 

Second, consider layering the lights in a room by using different fixtures together. Often, a one-size-fits-all light source is not enough to create a peaceful environment. Using various lighting fixtures in each room allows you to be flexible for different situations in your home. Relaxing and watching a movie with the kids? You can turn off your main fixtures to dim the lighting. Reading a book by the fire? Perhaps lamp lighting will be the most comfortable. 

Third, altering the light switches in your current lighting set-up could do just the trick for making your environment more comfortable. Dimmer switches give you control over how bright the light is and allow you to quickly turn the lighting down, creating a more calming atmosphere. They can also help you save on your electric bill!

Finally, the type of bulb you use affects your home aesthetic. The shape, styles, and kind of light your bulb emits can contribute to the serenity of any room. LED lights are another fantastic option for improving the lighting in a room as they are energy efficient and pleasant on the eyes. 

SMART Home options are becoming more popular in the world of interior illumination. Smart light bulbs connect to apps that give you the option to change the color of the lights. So turning your lights to lavender, soft green, or coral shades might be the instant zen you are dreaming of!

Creating a more relaxing and calm atmosphere in your home can be a simple process. You might change the fixtures, add to your existing fixtures, install dimmer switches, or upgrade your lightbulbs. Once you make the change, you will wonder why you didn’t do it sooner! 

Call Beach Electric today to speak with one of our electrical experts and find out how we can help make your home a more relaxing and peaceful environment. No job is too small, give us a call. We’re ready to help! (321) 783-7030.







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https://www.fancypantshomes.com/my-fancy-home/home-lighting-tips-for-a-more-relaxing-atmosphere/

https://www.philips-hue.com/en-us/explore-hue/blog/relaxing-bedroom-light-ideas

https://blisslights.com/blogs/blisslights/zen-lighting-ideas-to-create-a-calm-environment