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Interior & Exterior Lighting Design Specialists In Maryland

When it comes to designing your interior, it would be foolish not to put careful thought into your lighting design. Believe it or not, but your home's lighting design has a huge impact on the success of your overall interior design. Just think about it - besides the fact that your home loses function without proper lighting, the way you light your home can either improve the aesthetic of your interior or diminish it. Poor lighting can make everything look dark and cramped, while good lighting can bring attention to certain features.

The Components of a Good Lighting Design

A good lighting design consists of three types of lighting:

Ambient lighting is your general lighting. Basically, it's the overhead light that helps to provide light to an entire space.

Task lighting is lighting specifically installed to accomplish certain tasks. For example, a reading lamp besides the bed is a task light.

Last but not least is the accent lighting, which is the lighting that helps to add depth to the visual design of your space and that helps draw attention to certain elements within your interior design.

At Jaffe Electric, we’ll design and install a lighting system that accentuates your home’s design and provide a safe environment for you and your family.

Maryland Interior Lighting Design

There are a ton of choices to consider for your home's ambient lighting. If you want to create some drama and add an air of sophistication to your interior design, then installing a chandelier is a great option, whether it's in your living or dining space or even in your entryway or bathroom. Ceiling medallions, flush mounts or semi-flush mounts make for good ambient light options if you are looking for something that's a little less extravagant and that doesn't create as big of a focal point as a chandelier.

If you have a pool table or a kitchen island in your home, then you'll want to choose some effective task lighting. Pendant lights are always a good choice for both of these home features since they provide direct lighting without spilling light throughout the space. Another option is to use track lighting, which can be used for ambient and accent lighting as well. Track lighting allows you to manually direct the light fixtures where you want them, making them a flexible and effective fixture for task lighting.

Recessed Lighting Design In Maryland

Recessed lighting is a popular choice among homeowners that don't want to draw attention to their fixtures and that don't want to use up any space. Recessed lighting keeps things minimal and can be used in any room of the home for any purpose, whether it's in the kitchen, the living room, or even the bathroom. Not to mention that recessed lights can be used for ambient, task or accent lighting depending on your needs.

Exterior Lighting Design for Maryland Homeowners

Jaffe Electric has been serving homeowners in and around the Montgomery County for more than 35 years. Exterior lighting—also known as “outdoor lighting” or “landscape lighting”—requires a professional electrician to design and wire your low voltage lighting. Exterior lighting is a great way to increase security around your property, provide ample lighting to navigate around your home, and increases the value of your property.

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These are just a few tips on how to create an effective lighting design in your home. For assistance with implementing your personal lighting design, contact Jaffe Electric today.

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Jaffe Electric Montgomery County MD
Jaffe Electric, Inc.
9913 Lewis Drive, Damascus, MD 20872


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Affordable Electrician in Maryland, DC and Virginia
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Service Areas include but are not restricted to:

Frederick County:
Adamstown 21710 • Braddock Heights 21714 • Brunswick 21716 • Buckeystown 21717 • Burkittsville 21718 • Frederick 21701, 21702, 21703, 21704, 21705, 21709 • Ijamsville 21754 • Jefferson 21755 • Libertytown 21762 • Middletown 21769 • Monrovia 21770 • Mount Airy 21771 • New Market 21774 • Point Of Rocks 21777 • Walkersville 21793

Howard County:
Clarksville 21029 • Columbia 21044, 21045, 21046 • Cooksville 21723 • Dayton 21036 • Ellicott City 21041, 21042, 21043 • Fulton 20759 • Glenelg 21737 • Glenwood 21738 • Lisbon 21765 • West Friendship 21794 • Woodbine 21797 • Woodstock 21163

Montgomery County:
Barnsville 20838 • Bethesda 20810, 20811, 20813, 20814, 20816, 20817, 20824, 20827, 20889, 20892, 20894 • Chevy Chase 20815, 20825 • Clarksburg 20871 • Damascus 20872 • Gaithersburg 20877, 20878, 20879, 20882, 20883, 20884, 20885, 20898, 20899 • Germantown 20874, 20875, 20876 • Kensington 20891, 20895 • Montgomery Village 20886 • Olney 20830, 20832 • Poolesville 20837 • Potomac 20854, 20859 • Rockville 20847, 20848, 20849, 20850, 20851, 20852, 20853, 20857 • Sandy Spring 20860 • Silver Spring 20901, 20902, 20903, 20904, 20905, 20906, 20907, 20908, 20910, 20911, 20914, 20915, 20916, 20918, 20993, 20997 • Takoma Park 20912, 20913

Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington, McLean

Washington DC - District of Columbia