Confusion of UC lighting options

tikatooSeptember 26, 2009

We are renovating our 20 year old kitchen. We have new

dark granite counter tops. The original cabinets are staying.

The current UC lighting is fluorescent. We have only 3/4"

space between the bottom of the cabinet and the cabinet frame.

The current Fluorescent lights show when seated and produce glare on the granite. I want to replace them with more

energy efficient lights and eliminate the glare, without loosing the amount of light I have.

Will Xenon, or LED produce less glare, but give me the light I need?? I'm willing to add some molding to the

bottom of the cabinet frame if needed to "hide" the light.

I need good light and would prefer to hard wire although I could do a transformer. Can you recommend a light that would solve this problem? I also have a glass back splash.

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The problem with granite countertops and with glass blacksplashes is that they both naturally provide glare with any type of lighting.

I would suggest any type of lighting which uses a frosted lens or frosted lamp.

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