Decorate Your Fluorescent Light Panel or Cover Without Replacing the Panel
- March 17, 2017
- Posted by: marlenedubois
- Category: Home Health Aide Training
I know, I know. There are these huge, plain, in addition to boring 24″ x 48″ fluorescent ceiling lights, right inside middle of your kitchen, your conference room, or your individualized office decor. A homeowner will always contain the option to upgrade to a different lighting type, possibly spend thousands of dollars, to demolish existing lighting, wire for the brand new fixtures, replace the removed sheet-rock, in addition to locate the brand new fixture locations. The purchase of replacement lighting fixtures will introduce you to a whole brand new world of options in addition to cost ranges. After all of the demolition, in addition to installation, there remains the textured ceiling matching, most often followed by a re-texturing of the entire ceiling, just to achieve uniformity. This kind of can be overwhelming to the DIYer, in addition to will test many a household budget, to complete the task.
FYI, fluorescent lights, were installed inside 70’s in addition to 80’s, in millions of homes in addition to offices. They were an inexpensive solution to providing full lighting to drop ceiling offices, in addition to in household spaces, that will required more than an individual bulb inside ceiling, to keep you by stubbing your toe on the bed corner. Today, there are tax credits for using ‘GREEN’ lighting fixtures, like fluorescent lights. GO GREEN!
There are a limited number of companies that will offer solutions to doing existing fluorescent ceiling lights more attractive. If you consider the type of lighting that will is usually needed for your particular purpose, an option exists, for enhancing the esthetics of your existing fluorescent lights.
There is usually a psychological benefit to using a calm, more serene depiction of nature, in medical in addition to dental practices, etc.. Most often, these spaces utilize additional lighting, to assist with medical procedures. Public spaces, like waiting rooms, lobbies, in addition to casinos, might utilize images like sky in addition to clouds, or green foliage, in addition to even ‘Tiffany’ style panels. These replacement fluorescent panels will work well in these settings.
A few things need to be considered, when deciding on an option for decorating an existing fluorescent ceiling light. Will your space suffer by a loss of light after installing a decorative panel. Will you be happy if the replacement panel alterations the shade spectrum of the space to blue, or green, or brown (Tiffany). Will you appreciate the outcome, when you consider the cost, the effort to trim a rigid panel to fit your fixture, in addition to the change made to the space, in terms of light loss in addition to shade change.
Very few options exist if you require your kitchen, office, or various other work space to retain its light quality, in addition to shade spectrum. Additionally, the process required to re-size, a rigid plastic panel, will often lead to the destruction of the panel. Many will hesitate to attempt This kind of feat, for fear of ruining the panel, in addition to losing a fair amount of money for their purchase.
The option to decorate your existing fluorescent ceiling light, without having to replace, or resize a rigid plastic panel, is usually also available. A graphic overlay, reproduced on a heavy ‘Mylar’ like material, can be installed on top of your existing panel, or cover. These overlays are literally fireproof, in addition to have an ASTM fire rating that will classifies them as ‘slow to self extinguishing’. A fluorescent tube light will only heat to around 60 degrees.
These graphic overlays are inexpensive, easy to install, in addition to will not alter the light quality or shade spectrum of the room. Architectural patterns, in addition to wrought iron designs, are available to complete your Internal design theme. The low cost, in addition to ease of installation, will reinforce your decision to retain your existing fluorescent ceiling lights, in addition to create a sense of pride, that will only a well designed Internal can produce.