LED Rope Lights: Ideas for the basement or garage in 2011
Posted by Birddog Lighting on Nov 11th 2011
LED rope lights are excellent for unconventional settings because of their extreme durability and flexibility. Rope lights come encased in a thick plastic tube that protects the lights from the elements and rough use. In addition, LED rope lights have an average of 10,000 + lighting hours, which makes it perfect for use in areas that have limited access to conventional power outlets. Adding accessories such as solar panels can make LED rope lights even more energy efficient. When it comes to mounting LED rope lights on the wall, windows or any other material, it won’t be much of a problem either because you can use a variety of clips, hooks or other equipment. There is no doubt that one of the most important and yet under lighted areas in the house is the basement. One of the problems with the basement is that because of the amount of equipment and the layout, it is difficult organize lighting in an efficient manner. Also, since the layout of the basement often changes, keeping lighting fixed is not a very good option. Some of the following are LED rope light ideas for the basement. Basement staircase: The staircase is the source of singular peril when entering the basement. Therefore, it is important to illuminate the basement staircase in order to avoid tripping or any other accidents. It is important to install the rope lights under or along the side of the staircase. It is also advisable to use a relatively bright light here. Outline of the basement: Install LED rope lights along the outline of the basement ceiling in order to provide proper and efficient lighting for the entire basement.