What Is Cathedral Ceiling Lighting?


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Cathedral ceiling lighting is lighting specially designed to accommodate the extra height of a room with cathedral ceilings. Lighting such rooms can be difficult because vaulted ceilings are not flat, unlike more traditional ceilings.

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What Is Cathedral Ceiling Lighting?
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Directional lighting is the optimal lighting arrangement for cathedral ceiling lighting. This includes spotlights and adjustable track lights. The adjustable lights can be used to highlight the more attractive areas of the room. An optimal arrangement is to have spotlights near the ceiling's peak and flood lights on lower walls. This helps provide general lighting to the room. Additional accenting can be added by placing uplights across the ceiling.

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