Benefits of Flush Mounted and Semi-Flush Mounted Light Fixtures

By danielle_abram on 03/12/2018

Flush Mount Lighting

When trying to find the perfect ceiling light, flush mount light fixtures can bring a nice and easy light to any room while still being decorative. There are two variations of these lights: flush mounted and semi-flush mounted.

Flush Mount Light Fixtures

Flush Mount Light Fixture

Flush mount light fixtures are normally dome-shaped and are mounted to the ceiling. These lights come in a variety of different styles and are often usedin residential locations. Flush mount light fixtures are great for illuminating schools, offices, closets, bathrooms, hallways, kitchens, and bedrooms.


Flush mount lighting can be used to seamlessly blend décor. You can choose designs of flush mount light fixtures that range from classic and minimal to modern and elaborate. Flush mount ceiling lights are beneficial when it comes to cleaning as well because they are less prone to letting bugs and dust into the fixture.



Semi-Flush Mount Light Fixtures


Decorative Floral Semi-Flush Mount Light FixtureSemi-flush mounted lights are more decorative than flush mounted ceiling lights. Instead of being completely mounted to the ceiling, they have a little gap from the base of about 4-8 inches. Semi-flush mounted lights are more attractive and are commonly installed in rooms such as the kitchen, bedrooms, dining rooms, or in restaurants and retail stores.


Semi-flush mount lights are usually the more lavish of the two types of flush mount light fixtures. They also tend to bring more illumination to a room, thanks to their gap between the light and ceiling, and have a better ambiance. The gap allows a more uplifting effect for the light because it reflects off the ceiling instead of having a more direct lighting effect, which flush mount lights are not used for.


Benefits of Flush Mounted and Semi-Flush Mounted

Flush Mount Light in a KitchenSome traits that both ceiling light fixtures share is that they both provide an efficient amount of light that can be evenly distributed throughout a room. Both ceiling mounted lights are great for ceiling clearance and they blend in more with the surrounding area. Sometimes these ceiling lights are strategically put in rooms to hide marks on ceilings with their width averaging around 13 inches.





LED Flush Mounted Lights


LED Flush Mount

One of the most beneficial types of ceiling lights are LED flush ceiling lights. Not only are LED ceiling light fixtures more practical and energy efficient, but they create a nice, bright, and inviting light into a room. LED ceiling light fixtures are highly functional, and once installed, they are practically maintenance free. Even though they emit a bright light, LED flush ceiling lights create a minimal and non-intrusive light .


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