- Choose indoor step lights that complement your interiors, such as the material of your steps or the color of your walls, so that it blends rather than clashes with your design.
- Select indoor step lights that match with the coverings of your light switches to create a cohesive look and feel in your space.
The main purpose of an indoor step light is for safety. Indoor step lights are installed along steps to provide you with light so that you can see where you step when walking up or down the stairs. These may be used in addition to general lighting in the space, such as a ceiling light in the foyer or directly above the staircase.
Indoor step lights are either recessed or canister mounted. The lamping may be compact fluorescent
. The two most common styles of indoor step lights are those with louvered covers and those with opal lens faces. Step lights with louvered covers direct a bright light beam downward directly toward the steps. Opal lens step lights also shine light directly on the steps, however, the light is dimmable and therefore, the light emitted is much more subtle that that from step lights with louvered covers. Indoor step lights are available in horizontal or vertical configurations. These lights are designed with various finishes, including architectural bronze, brushed nickel, ivory and white. Some indoor step lights are made with energy-saving photocell
, a technology that allows the light to turn on at night and off during the day.
Indoor step lights are generally installed along the wall beside each step. However, indoor step lights may also be installed along the walls of a hallway. Not only are indoor step lights used for safety, but these light fixtures may enhance the look and feel of your space, whether in residential or commercial spaces.
Choosing the right indoor step lights doesn’t have to be a difficult task. Selecting one that’s right for you is a matter of both the style that you prefer and the application. Arcadian Home has a wide selection and only provides you with only the best manufacturers of indoor step lights, including Kichler Lighting
, Progress Lighting
and Nora Lighting