When choosing your lighting fixtures, it is worth it to take the time to look at several models and options. The main things to consider and compare are:

  • Ability of the fixture to provide the amount of light you need
  • Appearance of the fixture and match to your design
  • Price
  • Quality
  • Cost to operate (is it energy efficient?)
  • Overall value

Sometimes the least expensive option will not offer the quality to last and you will end up spending more money to replace it. By comparing all factors that inform a choice of a fixture, you will be able to decide which option offers you the best overall value when everything is considered.


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