Why Use a Wall Reading Light In The Bedroom

A wall reading light are reading lights that are designed to hang on the wall rather than bedside reading lights that sit on a stand next to the bed. While these lights can be installed on the wall next to the bed more often than not they are installed over the headboard of the bed on each side of the bed, or a two headed wall reading light may be placed in the center of the headboard where one light of the head is used for each side of the bed.

Various Style of Wall Reading Lights

There are a lot of different styles of wall mounted reading lights. Some of these lights are recessed into the wall with an adjustable head while others have adjustable necks. It is essential that these lights be able to be adjusted so that individuals can adjust the beam of the light exactly where they need it to be in order to read without suffering from eye strain.

While wall mounted bedside reading lights can be used in either your home or in commercial lodging. Although they are more common in hotels or bed and breakfast establishments than homes due to the fact that most homeowners tend to move their furniture around quite a bit, which makes wall mounted lights less convenient in residences unless you plan on leaving your bed in the same place.

Are LED Reading Lights A Good Choice?

Many people who are considering wall reading lights for their home or business find themselves having to make a decision whether to buy LED reading lights or stick with more traditional reading lights. In order to decide which will be best you first need to decide if LED reading lights are a good choice. To do that you need to look at the benefits this type of lighting offers. Here is a brief look at those benefits.

  • Can Reduce Your Energy Bill- Because LED lighting uses less energy than more traditional lighting options you actually pay less on your energy bill when using LED lighting.
  • Long-lasting- LED reading lights are long-lasting providing you 20,000 hours of light or more before they need to be changed. This is twenty thousand times longer than what the average incandescent light bulb lasts.
  • LED lighting does not give off any excess heat. Traditional lighting tends to waste a lot of energy in the form of giving off heat. Sitting directly under a traditional light bulb can be uncomfortably warm whereas LED lighting is much more comfortable since this type of lighting does not give off any excess heat.
  • LED lighting is better for the environment- If you are like most people these days you are concerned about the environment. LED lighting is better for the environment than traditional lighting options because these lights are 100% recyclable.

Do keep in mind that LED wall reading lights need to be wired directly into your 240 electric main and this wiring should be done by a licensed electrician.

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