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What color temperature of lamps do you use for bathrooms?

Posted by janesylvia (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 25, 13 at 3:48

I saw Home Depot sells Cree LED light bulbs today with color temperature of 2700K (warm white) and 5000K (day light). I have skylight in each bathroom. So during the day, it has natural daylight.

I am thinking of choosing 60W daylight bulbs(5000K) controlled by standard dimmer above vanity. Does daylight makes a small bathroom look bigger? Besides lamps above vanity, I plan to have a recessed LED light (2700K CREE or 3000K Halo) installed above shower and tub/shower. Could you please share the color temperature of lamps you use for your bathrooms?

Thank you very much.

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RE: What color temperature of lamps do you use for bathrooms?

It will make the space appear brighter. I used 2700k cfls before which gave a sickly yellow color, far worse than the 2700k of a Cree cr light. I currently use 3500k

RE: What color temperature of lamps do you use for bathrooms?

Thank you very much, David.

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