Houston home bathroom lighting plays two roles in your home. One is an exclusively utilitarian role, while the other is a purely aesthetic role. Both require multiple layers of light and lighting controls in order to fulfill their respective purposes. Special fixtures may be needed in larger bathrooms as well in order to create a seamless balance between the functional and the decorative.
As a Houston custom home lighting contractor specializing in superior technology and lighting design, Illuminations Lighting and Design can configure your home bathroom lighting in such a way as to make the most visited room in your home also one of the most practical and decorative at the same time.
The first thing we do is examine the vanity area where you attend to personal grooming. This is the one area where almost every generic lighting package fails miserably. Many people stand under bright, energy efficient incandescent bulbs that operate at a significantly different color temperature than the lights we stand under at school or the office. Women who put on makeup under generic recessed lighting plans often notice that it does maintain the appearance they intended when they stand under the fluorescent lights at work.
There are a number of home bathroom lighting fixtures we can use to correct this shift in the spectrum. This is not to say that we will necessarily install fluorescent lights in your vanity. However, there are much better fixtures than your store bought incandescent bulbs that will better serve the purpose of putting on makeup. We may use a combination of vanity lighting and overhead recessed lighting as well to create two layers of light for you to better see yourself in the mirror.
Lighting controls systems will also be installed here so different members of the family can adjust light levels to their preference. Men in the family may not need the special frequencies that women need to get their makeup right, but they will certainly appreciate dimmer lighting when they first wake up, are half asleep, and haven’t had their coffee yet.
Since the bathroom is also the most visited room in the home, bathroom lighting must also be very aesthetically pleasing. There should be a layer of general room lighting that fills the entire interior with light when a guest goes to the restroom and closes the door. This also should be tied in with lighting controls that will allow people to set the lighting to a comfortable level if they decide to take a shower or change clothes.
Our partnership with a number of exterior designers in Houston has gifted us with a very high level of consciousness pertaining to the nuances of interior décor. The colors of tile, interior architecture, wall paper, the quality of porcelain, and the chrome fixtures all work together to make your bathroom what it is. Each of these areas will be illuminated for safe visibility and accented with layers of decorative lighting that bring out their color and shine.
Due to the highly custom nature of many home bathrooms, lighting designs vary significantly from project to project. One thing we do guarantee to every client is a more energy efficient solution with improved fixture technology, new LED lighting rapidly emerging in the home lighting market, and also with lighting controls that control not only brightness, but the amount of power used by your lights as well.
If you would like like help with lighting at your home or office, we invite you to call 713-863-1133 or request a consultation online. You can also follow us on Face Book to learn more about our indoor lighting design and exterior home lighting design services.