What do you use for over cabinet lights ?

angela12345December 9, 2012

What do you use for the lights above your cabinets ? Do you know about what the cost was ? I am looking for options.

Can cheapo incandescent mini Christmas string lights be used over kitchen cabinets ? We have an electrical outlet up there that we can plug them into, and it is switched to a wall switch. Would like to throw a string of lights on top of the kitchen cabinets. I want to make sure these lights will not get too hot. I don't want them to scorch the tops of the cabinets or start a fire.

We prefer not to use LED because we are looking for a warmer glow than the bright white from LED string lights. Even the "warm" LED lights seem too bright and blue-ish and do not match the color tone of our under cabinet lights.

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Give it a try and see how it works
We did use LED - but kitchen variety - they come in 2700K or 3000K - the first is yellowish - just like a regular bulb and the second is very white but not blue at all.
Ours are on a dimmer.

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