Porch Recessed Lighting Advice

rhopsonMay 27, 2011

Hello, We are building a new main entrance to our home with an attractive Pella door/sidelights that will be accessed by a 10' X 6' covered porch. I want to use recessed lights to both illuminate the porch and accentuate the door but I am unsure how many and what size I should use. I would prefer to use line voltage. Any suggestions on spacing and size and most reliable brands would be appreciated.

Thanks, Russ

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DavidR

A recessed light is good for accenting features. It is thus perhaps a good choice for the door.

Cans are almost always a poor choice for general illumination. Wall mounted, pendant, or surface mounted lights will do a better job for significantly lower installation and operating cost.

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