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Interior Lighting Services

Raleigh Interior Lighting Installation & Repair 

Energy-Efficient Lighting Solutions in Wake Forest

Interior lighting is important for providing sufficient lighting in each area of your home, setting the mood, and adding a design element to a room. From design to finish, Zar Electric offers custom Raleigh electrical solutions for interior lighting for residential and commercial properties. 

Let us explain your options, offer advice, and help you create a plan that provides the convenience and security you need. Take a look at what our clients have to say about us and see why we are Raleigh's most trusted lighting company!

Estimates are available for interior lighting services. Give us a call at 919-200-6551.

Custom Lighting Fixtures in Raleigh, NC

The careful design and installation of lighting can easily enhance the ambience, safety, and comfort of your home. 

Our team designs and installs all different types of lighting, including:

  • Task lighting: Task lighting is used to illuminate a small area to light up the tasks carried out in that area (i.e., reading, cooking, working, etc.).
  • Ambient lighting: Ambient lighting is used to light up an entire room or space. 
  • Accent lighting: Accent lighting is used to highlight points of interest (i.e., artwork, plants, etc.) in a room or space. 
  • Lighting automation: Lighting automation systems make controlling the interior and exterior lighting in your home easy. 

Once you have selected the perfect lighting options, you can rely on the licensed electricians at Zar Electric for precision installation. 

Your new lighting fixtures and any wiring or outlets that are needed to power them will be installed to meet all current codes and the highest safety standards in our industry.

We can install the following lighting fixtures, and more:

  • Chandeliers
  • Floor lamps
  • Table lamps
  • Desk lamps
  • Recessed lighting
  • Under-cabinet lighting
  • Wall sconces
  • Ceiling lights
  • Ceiling fan lights
  • Track lighting

Contact us today to learn more about our many lighting installation options - our team of experienced lighting installers can help you make the best decision for you and your family!

Do You Need a Professional Electrician for Lighting Installation?

The need for a professional electrician for lighting installation depends on several factors:

  • Simple Installations: If you are installing basic fixtures like table lamps or plug-in wall sconces, and you are comfortable with basic electrical work, you may be able to handle the installation on your own.
  • Replacing Existing Fixtures: Swapping out an existing light fixture with a new one that has the same wiring and mounting system is often straightforward and can be done by homeowners with some DIY experience.
  • Fixture Compatibility: If you are changing the type of fixture or if you are unsure about compatibility with your existing wiring or switches, it's advisable to consult with a professional electrician.
  • Wiring Complexity: For more complex installations, such as adding recessed lighting, multiple fixtures on a single switch, or any modifications to the electrical wiring, it is recommended to hire a licensed electrician.
  • Local Regulations: Some areas may have specific regulations regarding electrical work, and in some cases, a licensed electrician may be required by law for certain types of installations.
  • Safety Concerns: If you are uncomfortable working with electricity, lack experience, or have concerns about safety, it's best to hire a professional. Electrical work can be hazardous, and mistakes can lead to serious consequences.
  • Warranty and Insurance: Some fixtures may come with warranties that are only valid if installed by a licensed electrician. 

In summary, while simple and straightforward lighting installations can be tackled by homeowners with basic electrical knowledge, it's crucial to assess the complexity of the project, your comfort level, and any local regulations. 

When in doubt, seeking the services of a qualified electrician ensures both safety and compliance with electrical codes.

What's the Difference Between Warm White and Cool White Light?

The terms "warm white" and "cool white" refer to the color temperature of light emitted by a light source. This color temperature is measured in Kelvin (K). 

Here's a general overview of the differences between warm white and cool white light:

Warm White:

  • Color Temperature: Typically ranges from 2700K to 3500K.
  • Appearance: Warm white light has a yellowish or amber tone, similar to the warm glow of traditional incandescent bulbs.
  • Atmosphere: Creates a cozy and inviting atmosphere, often preferred in living rooms, bedrooms, and dining areas.
  • Common Use: Residential spaces, restaurants, and places where a relaxed and comfortable ambiance is desired.

Cool White:

  • Color Temperature: Usually falls between 4000K and 5000K.
  • Appearance: Cool white light has a crisp, blue-white appearance.
  • Atmosphere: Provides a bright and energetic atmosphere, making it suitable for task-oriented areas like kitchens, bathrooms, offices, and workspaces.
  • Common Use: Commercial spaces, work areas, and places where a more alert and focused environment is beneficial.

In summary, warm white light tends to be softer, more soothing, and is often associated with ambient or decorative lighting. 

Cool white light, on the other hand, is brighter and more stimulating, making it suitable for tasks that require concentration and visibility. 

When choosing between warm and cool white light, consider the intended function of the space and the atmosphere you want to create. 

Many LED and CFL bulbs are available in both warm and cool white options, providing flexibility in lighting design.

Wireless Lighting Controls

We offer wireless lighting automation for residential and commercial properties. Lighting automation enhances convenience, security, energy efficiency, and improves property value for homes and commercial properties. The lighting controls can operate alone or with a control system to allow for advanced scheduling and remote access. If you are also interested in installing ceiling fans, be sure to mention this to one of our team members when you call.

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Give us a call today at 919-200-6551 for a consultation to learn more about our interior lighting services in Raleigh-Durham.


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