The illumination It is very important in any room of our home. However, when it comes to cooking, it should be noted that light is completely essential. It is a place, as a general rule, in which we spend a lot of time when we are at home. In addition, we are preparing food and cooking dishes, so a good lighting It must be completely essential. Imagine how difficult it would be to cut a tomato without enough light.
It should be noted that being a place where we spend a lot of time, the lights are used a lot. Therefore, the ideal is that this stay has an excellent source of natural lighting. A good one window or even a gallery. However, as is normal, we can not all enjoy this natural light. So, in these cases, the work involves trying to illuminate it artificially and in the most functional way possible, trying to create several separate and independent spaces and getting light bulbs that result economic.
It is interesting to remember that in every kitchen there are three main areas. We have a laundry area, a fire area and a storage area.
The area that should be better illuminated should be that of fires. It’s where we cook, so it’s a place to be attentive. Our advice is that in this area we use direct light.
The storage area is the one where the refrigerator, freezer and pantry are located. The truth is that although it is important, it does not need much light either. Also, the washing area is the one that less light will demand us; and is that both sink, dishwasher and washing machine, can work perfectly with indirect light.
Considering this, it is essential that when planning the artificial lighting of our kitchen, as far as possible, we differentiate these three zones by placing different lighting elements with different switches. The electrical installation maybe it’s more expensive, but the light saving it will be substantial.