Installation of hardwired track lights requires electrical connections to be made at a junction box. If no junction box is available along the proposed path of the lighting track, you will need to install one.
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Is track lighting easy to install?
Only basic electrical skills are required to install track lighting. Once you’ve tapped into an existing power feed from the ceiling light, the rest is just a matter of attaching the tracks to the ceiling.
How expensive is Tracklighting?
Depending on the size of the head and the number of lights you want to use, each head will cost between $12 and $50. For a single head, you can expect to pay between $10 and $20 per head. For two heads or more, the cost can be as high as $30 per light.
The cost of a head is determined by the type of head it is, how many lights it has, and how long it will take to install. You can find out more about lighting costs in our Lighting Cost Calculator.
What is an alternative to track lighting?
They can install the strips under their kitchen cabinets. A pendant light is another alternative. One can make use of accent lighting to highlight various parts of the kitchen and add a bit of personality to the space, even though kitchens barely have any accents in terms of artwork and decoration.
Do people still use track lighting?
Kitchen track is a type of lighting fixture that is designed to be mounted on the wall or ceiling of a kitchen or dining room. The light is controlled by a control panel that sits on top of the fixture and is connected to the kitchen’s electrical system.
Can I use LED bulbs in track lighting?
Yes, these should be fine in your track. If your neighbor has been using them and liking them. With the same amount of power, LEDs will put out more light than other light sources. LEDs are also more energy efficient than CFLs and HID bulbs, which means you can save money on your electricity bill.
What is the difference between track and rail lighting?
The design of the rail lighting is similar to that of the track, but the shape is different. Rail lighting can be found on a track that is curved. It can be bendable to allow for more flexibility than traditional track lighting.