Recessed lighting cans: what size? 4", 5" or 6"

NYMKApril 11, 2013

My kitchen is 11 ft by 12 ft and L shaped. I will also have a peninsula with two pendant lights. I am trying to figure out what size cans to use. What should I consider in making this decision? My contractor has six 5" cans written in his proposal. Thanks!

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David

The following link has more info

Here is a link that might be useful: Led guide

    Bookmark   April 11, 2013 at 12:39PM
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poobaloo

5" would be fine... it's just a matter of personal taste tho. With 4" you'll need more fixtures so 5" or 6" is probly better for general lighting.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2013 at 8:47AM
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sunflowerk

See the link may help you:)

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Here is a link that might be useful: energy saving light

    Bookmark   April 13, 2013 at 3:41AM
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