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How Do I Choose the Best Bedroom Ceiling Light?

Shae Lyn
Shae Lyn

Shopping for a bedroom ceiling light can be tedious task. You might not think that it would be a hard decision, but to get exactly what you want and what you need can be time consuming. When choosing a bedroom ceiling light, you should consider how much light you need in the room as well as your bedroom's design, décor, furniture and accents.

With so many choices available, finding the right bedroom ceiling light can be mind boggling. When choosing a bedroom ceiling light, you will need to first look at the color and style of the light fixture. If you want it to match the rest of your bedroom, you might need to go to a few stores to find just the right color, design or style. If this is not an issue, you will have a wider variety from which to choose. Most styles of ceiling lights are either colored, white or a metal tone, such as silver, copper or gold.

If someone likes to read in bed at night, make sure to install a fixture that provides enough light.
If someone likes to read in bed at night, make sure to install a fixture that provides enough light.

A bedroom ceiling light that has a two- or three-bulb capability works best in the bedroom. This gives off enough light so that the room's occupants can dress and groom themselves with adequate lighting. It also will provide enough light to read by in bed at night. Additional lighting might be preferred, such as a lamp on the nightstand next to the bed. You also might consider different styles of lighting, such as track lighting or a hanging light.

Small chandeliers and matching wall lighting can be used in modern bedroom layouts.
Small chandeliers and matching wall lighting can be used in modern bedroom layouts.

Ceiling fans with lights are very popular for bedrooms. These types of bedroom ceiling lights complement the bedroom décor and can be used to cool the room as well. There are ceiling fans for the bedroom with lights that can be dimmed as well to provide a soft glow in the evening. You will find ceiling fan lights in several colors and styles, including a wood finish that will match most types of wood bedroom furniture.

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    • If someone likes to read in bed at night, make sure to install a fixture that provides enough light.
      By: Lisa F. Young
      If someone likes to read in bed at night, make sure to install a fixture that provides enough light.
    • Small chandeliers and matching wall lighting can be used in modern bedroom layouts.
      By: sowanna
      Small chandeliers and matching wall lighting can be used in modern bedroom layouts.
    • The decor or a bedroom should be considered when choosing a ceiling light.
      By: xy
      The decor or a bedroom should be considered when choosing a ceiling light.