For homes with size limitations, recessed lighting will take up less space and give the region a roomier feel. By day, use the maximum amount of natural lighting as you possibly can. It is the best quality, and it's free! Maximize them by using sheer drapes or glazed windowpanes to diffuse the lighting if you have large windows. Frequent headaches could be an indication of insufficient lighting. As you will be utilising your eyes a lot inside the living room (between reading, watching TV and hobbying), ensure that there is the proper amount of light in an attempt to avoid eyestrain. Should you can't be bothered with 4-8 different fixtures (the average for a living area setting), then you will relish the flexibility of a dimmer switch on your main living room lighting source. It is also important to combine different types of light bulbs. Mix up your supply of halogen, fluorescent etc., and also warm white lights or cool blue lights to fit using the room setting, as part of your fixtures.