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Track Lighting

Track lighting is one of the most adaptable light types. Although it's great for highlighting artwork or decorative items on walls to create focal points, it can also provide abundant and pleasant illumination for an entire room. With this system, individual lamps, or lighting heads, fit into tracks secured to your ceiling. Because you install the tracks to suit your space, you end up with a custom configuration that is tailored to your needs. And once in place, the lamps can be repositioned along the track to vary the lighting effect or to accommodate new requirements. Best of all, because the power comes from an existing ceiling junction box, track lighting can usually be installed without any remodeling.

The choices in lighting heads for track lighting range from small, unobtrusive can-shaped fixtures to large, high-tech lamps that lend drama to an interior space. Quartz bulbs offer a quality of light that is similar to low-voltage halogen fixtures, but at a lower cost.

When deciding where the track lighting will be positioned in the room think about where the ceiling junction box is located since that is where the track lighting will receive power. If the ceiling junction box is positioned in location that you might want to change remember that you will most probably be using an L or T track connectors which provide flexible layout and track branching.

Finally before installing any lighting device keep in mind that you will need to shut off the electrical circuit to prevent any accidents and double check before installing the new wires.

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