Recessed lighting kitchen help!!

apdetwilerAugust 30, 2012

I'm in the process of building my first home, will also be a first time homeowner.

The kitchen is going to be approximately 10x12ft. (Pretty small from what I've heard.) It's a 1350sqft home tho. There will be a breakfast bar separating the kitchen from the dining room. With 2 pendants hanging over the bar.

Curious if 5 recessed lights would be sufficient to light this kitchen?? The ceilings are 9ft throughout the house. I will upload a picture of the floor plan if it helps with any input.

Thank you!!

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The following link should help

Here is a link that might be useful: recessed lighting guide

    Bookmark   August 31, 2012 at 12:19AM
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Thank you for that link! Definitely helped with placement and amount of lights. Thinking 5 cans would be adequate now.
About 30" from the wall near the edge of the countertop. Do you think i would need any cans in the center of the kitchen?
Here is the floor plan. Kitchen is marked.

    Bookmark   August 31, 2012 at 12:25PM
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Probably not.

    Bookmark   August 31, 2012 at 6:23PM
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