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Kitchen Lighting and Flooring

Lighting is extremely important in a kitchen because you want to have functional light and mood light. Host Jeff Wilson shares the different options for kitchen lighting and flooring.

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lighting over sink is important for work light
Photo 2 of 6Lighting over the sink is important because it's easier to see.

Kitchen Sink Lighting(2 of 6)

One light at least in a new kitchen should be directed toward the sink, and one light toward the oven for working. Another one should beam on the countertop.

In addition to strategic light-fixture installation, plan for efficient use of natural light with the architect in the early stages of design.

Next Photo: Kitchen Skylights

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