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Using LEDs in the Kitchen

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If you’re planning to remodel your kitchen and want it to look beautiful, (and let’s be honest, who wouldn’t?), high-quality lighting is an absolute must. No matter how much time, money, or effort you put in, a kitchen will lack that coveted “wow-factor” unless it’s properly lit.  One of the most effective ways to accomplish this is through LED lighting. Kitchen LED lighting was one of the hottest home design trends of 2016, and is on track to dominate the scene once again in 2017. Highly customizable and energy-efficient, with the ability to create some stunning effects, this type of lighting is actually surprisingly affordable and extremely easy…

Five Fabulous Fall Lighting Tips

Autumn is our favorite season here at Inspired LED. Beyond the cooler weather, the turn of the leaves, and of course pumpkin flavored everything, this is the time of year when we get to start thinking about the holidays. Parties, visitors, and fantastic feasts are just around the corner! Of course, the approach of winter holidays can add quite a lot to the fall to-do list. In all the hustle and bustle of cleaning, decorating, and cold weather preparation, details like lighting can have a tendency to be overlooked. But as the days continue to grow shorter and darker, lighting becomes more…

Spexarth Design Project : White Kitchen

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Our friends over at Spexarth Design have been hard at work once again, this time remodeling a simple, outdated kitchen to a dazzling white masterpiece! Before the remodel, this country kitchen featured plain wood cabinets,  a basic tile back-splash, laminate counter tops, floral wall paper, and a small island. The transformation in this space is absolutely stunning, and the new kitchen layout boasts some fun and functional new features. Let’s explore the changes made throughout the kitchen, and gain some inspiration for your next kitchen remodel project! Custom Woodwork Almost every single piece of wood in this room was handcrafted for the space.  The new…

Get This Look Part 3: Beneath the Bar

Welcome to week three of Get This Look with Inspired LED! Today we’ll be taking a look at how to enhance the design of home or commercial bars with the help of LED strip lighting… Home bars and kitchen islands have become more and more common these days in both new homes and remodels. Whether it is the first place you stop when you get home from work, or the spot for serving up drinks at your next house party, these fun little spaces can be made even more inviting with a little LED lighting! Bars and islands tend to be primarily illuminated…

Kitchen Update : Spexarth Design Project #2

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Spexarth Design, based outside of Wichita Kansas, is a contracting & remodeling group specializing in a variety of services from carpentry work, drywall, and tile, to paint, architecture, and interior design. For the past year, they have been putting the finishing touches on their projects using Inspired LED lighting systems, with some fantastic results. This summer, our friends at Spexarth kicked things off with another stunning kitchen remodel, featuring some elegant upgrades, and of course, some LED lights. Let’s take a moment to see what they’ve been up to, and admire the results of their hard work! Before Spexarth Design’s clients began with a simple…

Updated Kitchen Project: Spexarth Design

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Spexarth Design, based outside of Wichita Kansas, is a contracting & remodeling group specializing in a variety of services from carpentry work, drywall, and tile, to paint, architecture, and interior design. At the end of 2015, Spexarth Design used their expertise to complete a home remodel, involving a wide range projects spanning across multiple rooms. Their efforts transformed the Wichita home from drab to fab, resulting in a particularly stunning kitchen! Let’s explore what changes they were able to make within the space and view the spectacular results! Back-splash A brand new, natural stone surface was added to the back-splash surrounding the entire kitchen. For a bit…

How-To: Installing Glass Cabinet Lighting

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How to Install Flexible LED Strips on the Interior of a Glass Faced Cabinet Under cabinet lighting is not your only option when it comes to add LEDs to your kitchen. Glass cabinet lighting provides great accent lighting to make your cabinets pop and make your china and glassware glow. We have found the easiest way install glass cabinet lighting is an an upside down “U” position, toward the front of your cabinets. This ensures that you will get an even distribution of lighting throughout the cabinet and theLED light strips stay hidden when the glass cabinet doors are closed. Items…

Tutorial: Lighting Around Your Kitchen Appliances

From fridges and dishwashers, to ovens, cook tops, and microwaves, kitchens are home to some of our most useful household appliances. When adding under cabinet LED lighting to a kitchen, however, the placement of some of these appliances (specifically microwaves and range hoods) can sometimes pose an issue. Let’s take a look at a few scenarios for maneuvering around these appliances to ensure that your kitchen gets the full seamless lighting system it deserves. Y Cable The teal cable in the diagram to the left is a Y cable, aptly named for the shape of the split. This type of…

Light Up the Night – LED Accent & Toe Kick Lighting

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When the day is over and everyone is tucked in for the night, you may come across a certain urge that springs you out of bed, randomly be reminded about something that you just must write down for the next day, or maybe you just want to check in on loved ones while they dream the night away. Whatever the situation is that you so promptly must take care, let us help light up your path and dream up new ideas in the wee hours of the night…. We have all heard the term “night light” and think of that funny character plugged into…

Fall Buying Guide: What you need now!

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Summer has come and gone. Those long days are slowly getting shorter, which means more time will be spent inside your home. It may seem a bit early to be thinking about the weather changing, leaves falling, and the holidays that will soon be approaching. To give you a head start we have complied a short list with our fall buying guide of rooms within your home that can be transformed with just a few simple changes! 1) Home Office School is back in swing, which means homework and lots of it! Proper lighting over a desk is a great…