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August 12, 2017 18:07

12 recommendations on the coverage of the corridor apartment

Often, the design corridor pay is not much time, as required.This is explained by the fact that the room is not designed for long in finding it, so no one is surprised its small size and subdued light.Editorial "Electricians himself" absolutely do not agree with the fate of the hallway, because the first impression of your "cozy nest" the guest is formed on the basis of the place.The main thing - to make the lighting in the corridor of the apartment properly, and your room can be changed beyond recognition!

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It's no secret that the corridors in prefabricated houses are dark because they rarely gets naturalshine.At this point, there are no windows, so it is important to find the right sources for artificial lighting.These include:

  • chandeliers;
  • floor lamps and sconces;
  • spots;
  • spotlights;
  • lights LED ribbon.

Option with sconces

Initially, you need to decide as to which lights choose to install their own hands.In any case, the first rule to remember - for the corridor of the apartment is not suitable lighting from one central chandelier.It is best to organize the lighting point and wall lights in the ceiling.

recommend that you familiarize yourself with useful ideas, a video on how to properly make the light in the corridor:

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main recommendations

Soviets lighting corridor quite a lot.We have tried to highlight the main recommendations that you need to know, and they are happy to share:

  1. No matter what you have in the apartment corridor (large, small, long and narrow, or the letter D), try to make the combined coverage.As mentioned above, poor option would be one big chandelier on the ceiling in the middle.For example, the following photo provided interesting design:

  2. light in the hallway should be the same in brightness, as well as in other rooms of the house.
  3. a good idea to connect a motion sensor (sometimes called day-night sensor).Agree, it is very convenient when the light turns on automatically without any switch, as soon as you walk into the room.
  4. for false ceiling built-in lights can be used around the perimeter.This lighting visually expand the room.
  5. If you have ceilings to experiment with LED spotlights or tape.This option will also help to visually expand the hallway in the apartment and make the ceiling higher.In addition, there are ideas for stylish illumination of the corridor, which can make it unique!Stretch ceiling
  6. Emphasize detail.Beautiful lights mirrors, shelves, cabinets or pictures - there clearly is where carousing fancy!Also not be prohibited to focus on the pictures within, vases or favorite figurines.
  7. If you are not in favor of bright light of the corridor, we recommend to use wall lights.Be sure to select the correct location of the level on the wall, so they do not interfere and does not shine in your eyes.
  8. If you have low ceilings in a flat, compact lamps are suitable for the interior.At high as you can even place some beautiful chandeliers (this applies to those cases where the entrance to the same, long enough).The original idea
  9. Remember that bulky lamps also can prevent the interior and make the room visually less.Especially if the hallway of the apartment is quite small and narrow.
  10. Choose lighting halogen lamps or incandescent lamps, they are closer to natural sunlight.By the way, opaque ceiling make the room light softer and more "comfortable.
  11. Standards hallway lighting based on the "Sanitary norms and rules" - Luke 50-75 (1 lumen per square meter).
  12. original idea, which is gaining popularity and will surprise your guests - light skirting.Especially it will be important over the stairs.Variants, you can see in these photos:

's all modern ideas on the coverage of the corridor in the apartment with photos and videos that we would like you to provide.No matter where you live - in a five-storey apartment, cottage, or a huge house.Always pay attention to the details, and life will be much lighter and brighter, even if it is just a decoration!

Also read:

  • At what height to hang sconces
  • How to place lights on the ceiling
  • Calculator lighting in the room