Bedroom Lighting Secrets

Bedroom Lighting Secrets

If you have finally purchased, or moved into your dream apartment, there is a lot of work ahead of you. However, the one place that you probably want to make look perfect from the start is your master bedroom. Since bedroom is the place where all the magic happens, you have to ensure that it’s properly lit. There are many untold secrets when it comes to setting up the perfect lighting in your bedroom. Here are some things you should pay attention to:


Choosing the appropriate lighting for your bedroom is more than just picking the ones you like the most. If you want it to be perfect in every way, suitable enough for your room, you have to take into consideration the size of your room. Measure your entire room and consult the experts when you go to buy the fixtures. They will know what to offer you, according to the size of your room.

Let it glow, let it glow

Another important thing you should definitely keep in mind is the amount of lighting you will be getting. The best thing would be to a perfectly lit room, and you can add an adjustable switch, so that you can dim the lights if – and when – you feel like it. Modern lamps and lighting systems already have these switches, so talk to salesmen at the store and ask for fixtures with these switches. Having an appropriate lighting can really set up the mood, so make sure you choose well.

Set the right mood

Sometimes, it is all about setting the right mood. To help you with it, you should definitely install light dimmers and curtains. It would be best to opt for the ones that can be controlled remotely, which will allow you to set the mood with a simple click of a button. Another fun option are colored light bulbs, which can really get the party going or create that soothing atmosphere. Get creative and try out different styles.

Don’t do it yourself

Other than replacing a light bulb, you shouldn’t play around electricity if you are not qualified for it. You should, however, contact electrical contractors to take care of any problem you might have, for you. They are fast, accurate and highly professional. Simply purchase the lighting fixture you like and let them take care of it for you. Some stores offer installation services once you purchase their goods, so keep that in mind as well. Some charge extra for it, others install them for free. It is important to check several stores before you decide to make a purchase, for you may end up with a much better deal and save a few dollars in the process.    

Bedside lights

A lot of people love to read in their beds. To make sure you have the proper lighting for it, all you have to do is place a lamp on your night stand, next to your bed. Make sure that the light is strong enough so you can read without straining your eyes, but not too strong, so it doesn’t bother the person on the other side of the bed. Make sure that the lamp has a cover, so that you can read in peace.

The best part about bedroom lighting is that you can improvise with it and install the one that suits you the best. Make sure you take all the above mentioned suggestions into consideration, and enhance your room with the right type of lighting. After that, setting the mood will be easy and you will enjoy all the comforts of your perfectly lit bedroom.