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4 Types of Under-Cabinet Lighting: Pros, Cons, and Shopping Advice
The under-cabinet lights in my kitchen are chunky T12 fluorescents from the 1980s. They flicker and buzz and have that aggravating warm-up period every time you turn them on. In other words, they must go. This led me to research replacements, which I thought I’d share with you here! Whether you’re starting from scratch or, like me, are replacing old fixtures, here are some options to consider. 1.
Lighting and Universal Design
Universal Design (UD) is an approach to design that increases the potential for developing a better quality of life for a wide range of individuals. It is a design process that enables and empowers a diverse population by improving human performance, health and wellness, and social participation (Steinfeld and Maisel, 2012). It creates products, systems, and environments to be as usable as possible by as many people as possible regardless of age, ability or situation.
Smart Solutions: Under-Cabinet Lighting
If there’s one thing you should have in your small kitchen (well, besides this and this), it’s under-cabinet lighting. Small kitchens are a challenge to begin with, but especially when they have poor lighting. A few under-cabinet lights can go a long way towards making your cramped kitchen feel a little more cozy, not to mention way more functional and workable!Here are five under-cabinet lighting solutions to try:• 1 Utilitech 24 in. 60W Xenon Under Cabinet Light, $37.
Hafele America Co. 822-82-930 - Great Gift Idea! - Hafele SensioPod Pop-Up Power Dock - EACH (Satin Chrome) - The Hardware Hut
Providing a practical solution to power and charging needs, the SensioPod pops up to give access to the power outlets and then neatly retracts, hidden from view. The SensioPod is capable of closing to its retracted state while appliances are still plugged in. Perfect for the kitchen or the office. Top cap includes a rubber seal ring that prevents liquids from leaking into the unit in its closed position, making it ideal for kitchen applications. Unit must be plugged into an electrical…
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Look! Hidden Electrical Outlets in the Kitchen
Take a look at this kitchen, part of a house created from an old railway station in England and featured in the New York Times. Over at Apartment Therapy they pointed out one very cool feature of this kitchen, and we’re curious what you think about it. Take a close look – do you see any electrical outlets here other than the ones in use by the toaster and the ubiquitous electric kettle?No? Look again…They’re hidden under the counter!
The placement of electrical outlets in a new kitchen always presents a unique challenge. One of the primary hurdles that you must cross in designing a new kitchen is adhering to local building codes. While electrical building codes vary by county, most jurisdictions require them to be located every 4 to 6 feet – with one or two on a kitchen island. The reasoning behind this regulation is to prevent hazards such as stretching a cord across the sink or across a passageway.