How much LED strip lights do I need for my room?
A Guide on How to Buy LED Strip Lights
|Use||Lumens Required Per Foot|
|Accent lighting||150 to 250|
|Under-cabinet lighting||175 to 550|
|Task lighting near source||250 to 450|
|Task lighting far from source||350 to 700|
How many LED light strips do I need?
We recommend no more than two consecutive strips connected end-to-end. If you do more, you need to add a separate power bus with higher gauge wire to run the strips down the line, or add additional power supplies down the line.
Can LED strips light a whole room?
2 Answers. LED strips could certainly light up a room, but they’re unconventional. I think to get good light coverage, you’d have a few strips in the middle of the ceiling.
Is 16.4 ft long enough for a room?
Yes, because 16 feet is about a wall to the other wall. In some cases, it can be enough for a bedroom.
HOW LONG CAN LED strip lights stay on?
LEDs have an unbelievably long expected life-span, compared to both incandescent and fluorescent lights. With an average life-expectancy of some 50,000 hours, LED strip lights will still be burning bright in 17 years’ time, long after their traditional counterparts will have expired.
Can I cut LED Strip Lights?
Can I Cut The LED Strip Light Anywhere Else? You can, but we wouldn’t recommend it. By cutting an LED strip light anywhere other than the designated cutting point, you run the risk of damaging the components on the strip itself, as well as the circuit board. This may ultimately result in the strip light not working.
Do LED lights attract bugs?
LED bulbs are less attractive to bugs because they produce low heat and long wavelengths of light. Moreover, they produce little or no ultraviolet radiation. It makes them perfect for outdoor lights for events and around the home.
Should LED lights go on ceiling or wall?
We recommend having the lights go up your wall, but if you prefer to start the line of lights from the top of your wall, you will need LED strip clips to help hold up the power supply against the wall.