Ceiling light fixtures are probably the most common lighting fixtures that are seen in your house. These lights can be used in almost every room and can also be used for aesthetic purposes like accentuating a particular piece of furniture or art work. It could also simply be used as an overhead light that makes finishing everyday tasks easier.

Choosing the proper kind of ceiling light for your house can indicate a certain different design theme or alternatively, it could blend in with the rest of your already existing décor. Almost every lighting manufacturer you come across today has spent a substantial amount of time focusing attention on this type of lighting. There is absolutely no dearth of choice when it comes to the designs you can choose from. Your first step towards choosing the right lighting for your house is deciding whether you want these lighting fixtures to be ambient lighting or task lighting.

The simplest and the most common form of ceiling lighting is what is known as the basic dome light. This is also known as a flush mount ceiling light. These lights are extremely effective in providing a good amount of basic lighting for small rooms. These however do not provide much task lighting and usually just about fulfil basic lighting needs. There are several variations in the sizes available and the most common sizes range from having one bulb to three bulbs.

Another popular type of ceiling lighting is something known as the ‘recessed can light’. This kind of lighting is extremely versatile and can be adapted to fit different needs whether it’s task lighting or accent lighting. The reason these lights are so versatile is because they have different kinds of baffles and lenses which allow for variation in the kind of light being produced. The most common type of a recessed can light is a standard baffle trim. The baffle creates ambient lighting in the room it is set up in. this ceiling light can be modified to become task lighting by adding a spot on the cans known as an eyeball. This will allow you to focus light onto a particular area to create a workspace or even simply to highlight a piece of artwork or furniture.

A third form of ceiling lighting is the chandelier. Chandeliers are used to add overall lighting to the room, not specifically task lighting. They are especially great if you are looking to light up a large room. Chandeliers are often considered decorative and set a certain design them in addition to creating a focal point in the room. They are most commonly used in entry halls, living rooms, and dining rooms. More recent designers have even started incorporating them into larger bathrooms that have more closet space and add some style and class to it!

Lastly, pendants are a type of ceiling lighting that adds a soft glow in a themed room. They are often used to light kitchens, offices or little corners.

Homeowners are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing light fixtures for different rooms, but ceiling lighting is often the best option as it is aesthetic as well as practical.