Frequent question: What is the best lighting for a laundry room?

Why do laundry rooms have fluorescent lights?

Layered lighting

For a larger laundry room, fluorescent or LED troffers would create a beautiful look, while offering the light you need to see unwanted stains or discoloration.

What is the best color light for a laundry room?

The regular warm light that incandescent bulbs give is 2700K. However, for a laundry room, consider LED bulbs which give a cooler light. We recommend going for LEDs with a color temperature of 3000K. A slightly cooler light helps you to easily differentiate colors during clothing sorting.

How many lumens do I need per square foot?

As a handy rule of thumb, a sitting room or bedroom will generally require around 10-20 lumens per square foot, while a bathroom or kitchen will need a stronger level of lighting, at around 70-80 lumens per square foot. To work out the lumens you need, simply multiply the square footage of the room by this figure.

How can I improve my laundry room?

9 Clever Ways to Upgrade Your Laundry Room for Cheap

  1. Add Temporary Wallpaper.
  2. Add a Butcher Block to Front-Loading Machines.
  3. Label Your Goods.
  4. Lay Peel-and-Stick Flooring.
  5. Incorporate Plants and Art.
  6. Decant Detergents, etc. Into Glass Jars.
  7. Repurpose Furniture.
  8. Set up a Manageable Sorting System.

How can I make my small laundry room cute?

Hang brightly colored baskets on the wall or paint the cabinets white and put unique pulls on them. Remove doors from the cabinets or even from the entryway of the laundry room to allow for more space. Hang curtains in front of the doorway or on the cabinets and shelves to hide the items.

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