What you should consider when illuminating steps and stairs

What you should consider when illuminating steps and stairs

Whether you have to lighten up the staircase at home or in a public space, there are several ideas you must think about. That's why we in the blog post take a closer look at something you should consider as well as how to create the most of the lighting at last.

Illuminating steps and staircases are not indeed the first thing that comes to your brain when placing luminaires in a public area or at home. A lot of people do not think that until later in the method where it can be challenging to cover wires and cables. 

Who is going to use the stairs?

Initial, it is essential to recognize who will be using the stairs. If it is a stair in a private home, that is less important, observing that the people using it will be quite aware of the steps. However, if the stairs are placed in a public place where it will be used by several types of people day & night, that point is necessary. Older people plus visually handicapped residents have higher obligations for correct lighting since darknesses can be fatal furthermore lead to broken limbs. That can be bypassed by receiving professional direction on everything from the type of light to other specs such as color temperature and lumen output.

Which type of illumination should you go for?

There exist various ways on whereby to illuminate stairs; moreover, the only limit is your imagination. Do you ought to light up the steps, or should the light come from the ceiling or the wall? Or maybe a mixture of both?

One of the most recommended solutions is our LED strip lights. LED strip lights are useful & convenient, seeing that they can be tailored to your specific needs. The parts are cut to the desired length after which it can be connected with 3M tape. LED strip lights to come with either 60 or 120 LEDs per meter also come in many different variants. One of our latest product is our TUNABLEWHITEFLEX, that is one of the most bright strips on the market. What is novel about this LED strip light is the fact that the color temperature can be adjusted. In that way, you can always regulate the atmosphere.

Apart from the LED strip lights, you can get used of anything from step lights to wall-mounted luminaires. Depending on where the stairs are located, our NS45 or NS96 are good examples of LED stairs lighting.

Does the preferred product meet your requirements?

Navigating, by the endless number of LED products, can feel like wandering alone in the jungle. On our website, you will find a meaningful amount of information about the lights, of which remarkable details are of greater importance than others in the provided situation. For that reason, it is necessary to determine whether or not the product meets your requirements. To form a comprehensive view, we suggest you read our more blog post about illumination concepts, where we specify the most general LED terms.