Track Lighting is a practical and decorative way to illuminate some key areas in your home. Change up your space and add some adjustable task lighting with Track Lighting, available from top name brands.
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Introduction to Track Lighting
Track Lighting is mounted on a single continuous track and may be placed for multiple different lighting purposes. Track Lighting Heads are movable lights on a track, that can be repositioned anywhere along the length of the electrified track. A bonus to track lights is that they can be turned on and off as a group, and you can add or subtract light with a dimmer to meet your ambience needs.
Track Lighting is easy on the eye, so it does not necessarily have to be hidden. They have a very fresh and modern look. But you can of course mask them or mount them where they will not stand out. Track Lighting is typically used in groups of at least 3-4 tracks, and rarely used alone.
Different Types and Applications of Track Lighting
Track Lighting is typically mounted on a wall or ceiling but may also be mounted lengthwise on down beams, across rafters, as well as hung with rods from vaulted ceilings.
Track Lighting Fixtures come in multiple different finishes from black, bronze, satin nickel, to name a few. Bulb types offered include LED, incandescent, and halogen. High powered LEDs drive the light in dramatic fashion and many are approved for all different location applications. To view all the Track Lighting offered, visit Capitol Lighting online at 1800lighting.com.
Capitol Lighting carries an immense collection of Ceiling Lighting such as Chandeliers, Pendant Lighting, Modern Pendant Lighting, Traditional Pendant Lighting, Vintage Pendant Lighting, Foyer Lanterns, Island Lights, Flush Mounts, Semi Flush Mounts, Track Lighting, Cable Lighting, Recessed Lighting, Indoor Spot Lights, Lighted Pot Racks, and Ceiling Medallions.
Design and Installation of Track Lighting Fixtures
Track Lighting is very useful in situations where traditional lighting is problematic. It can be very effective for isolating a work of art or other prominent design element. Several lights can be installed in a single track and pointed in any number of directions, this is key to the growing success of Track Lighting. Traditional spotlights may take up valuable space on a mantle or table, and the backlighting effect from below is often unpleasant, whereas track lighting systems may be mounted on the ceiling and will accentuate a mantle or table perfectly.
Track Lighting is a stark contrast to the typical routing of electrical wiring because it contains electrical conductors. The exposed electrical wiring is hidden inside a piece of plastic or aluminum track, and then that is wired directly into a circuit or a wall socket for power. Metal plates in the socket contact the charged wiring in the track, and this is how the bulb is activated and turned on. A socket or lamp assembly may happen only after you mount the track to the wall or ceiling.
How to Choose the Best Track Lighting Fixtures
Track Lighting comes in so many different styles and Capitol Lighting’s 1800Lighting.com, has them all! Capitol Lighting offers Kitchen Track Lighting, LED Track Lighting, Cable Track Lighting, Outdoor track lighting and more! Feel free to chat with one of professionally trained staff to find the prefect Track Lighting System for you. For high quality, great looking, functional and affordable lighting, like Track Lighting, visit Capitol Lighting online.