TODAY WE TALK ABOUT DIFFERENT TYPES OF APPLIQUES

Wall sconces, as the name suggests, is a type of lamp that hangs on the walls. They are usually hung in the walls or columns of the houses, being it possible to be inside or outside. When placed inside houses can be placed in any room, but are especially useful in corridors, hallways and other areas of passage because of their small size.

The main utility of the wall sconces is decorative, although they also provide a pleasant indirect light or lateral light in the room or in the space in which they are placed. Its most obvious advantage over other luminaires lies in the fact that they occupy much less space without hindering the passage of people or space on tables or other furniture.

To achieve the best aesthetic effect, when installing the wall sconces it is desirable that the electrical installation is hidden inside the wall, so that its location must be taken into account when building the house or carry out rehabilitation works.

 

HOY OS HABLAMOS DE DIFERENTES TIPOS DE APLIQUES 1

WALL SCONCES

There is a great variety of wall sconces, from the more traditional forms to the more modern and functional designs. Although most are usually made of metal, the minor in its structure. There are also wall sconces made of stoneware, mud or other materials with a more rustic look. On the other hand, the screens that cover the bulbs are usually of different materials depending on the type of applique: plastic, crystal or fabric.

HOY OS HABLAMOS DE DIFERENTES TIPOS DE APLIQUES 2

BATHROOM FIXTURES

Bathroom fixtures, as the name suggests, is a specific type of luminaire that is placed in the bathrooms of homes. They are usually made of metal or plastic, with materials in line with the rest of the bathroom furniture decoration.

Basically, there are two types of bathroom fixtures: the double bathroom fixtures that are usually placed one on each side of the main mirror over the sink spout, and the individual bathroom fixtures, more similar to the wall sconces used to provide More subtle lighting to the bathroom.

 

HOY OS HABLAMOS DE DIFERENTES TIPOS DE APLIQUES 3

LED FIXTURES

LED fixtures are similar to the most common wall lights only instead of having the traditional light bulbs, instead have LED lighting as a light source.

That brings a number of advantages in relation to wall sconces:

The first advantage of LED fixtures is aesthetic given the smaller size of LED luminaires.
In addition, the LED technology offers the possibility to choose the color of the light as well as to regulate the light intensity.
On the other hand, they are also an ideal option for outdoor areas as LED fixtures withstand much better weather.
And lastly, the LED appliqués have an extremely long shelf life, so the cost of maintenance is greatly reduced.

 

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