Last week I shared an infographic that detailed four key considerations when choosing under cabinet lighting: light source, shape, installation type and power source. Today’s post takes it a step further with a deep dive into some of our most popular under cabinet lighting resources, rounded up in one convenient place.
Wherever you are in the process, whether you’ve narrowed down your options or you’re still in the research stage, here’s a roadmap to under cabinet lighting success, broken down into three phases: Choosing, Purchasing and Installing.
Phase One: Still Deciding
It happens to the best of us – analysis paralysis. You want to know what’s out there so you can decide what you want, but with so many lighting choices it’s hard to weed through them all. Here are some resources that can help you with the decision-making process:
- How to Choose between LED Strip Lights and LED Puck Lights
Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of each of these popular under cabinet light shapes.
- Choosing Energy-Saving Under Cabinet Lights
LED, Fluorescent and Xenon are all energy-efficient choices for under cabinet lighting. Learn the pros and cons of each.
- 11 Beautiful Photos Of Under Cabinet Lighting
Peruse through some stellar examples of under cabinet lighting done well.
- Browse Under Cabinet Lighting Product Videos
Our YouTube playlist includes over 15 different under cabinet lighting product videos that are short, sweet, and to the point.
- The Ultimate Guide to Under Cabinet Lighting (Free ebook!)
For the hardcore under cabinet lighting enthusiast (we know you’re out there!), this free ebook was written just for you. If you have ever had a question about task lighting, this book answers it.
- Ask a Lighting Specialist
Not much into reading, or you just want a quick answer? Our team is ready to answer your under cabinet lighting questions. Call us at 1-800-392-4818, Live Chat with us or use our online web form to get in touch.
Phase Two: Ready to Buy
Once you’ve decided which lights you want, this part of the process is a breeze (and also happens to be our favorite phase). First figure out how many lights you’ll need, then browse through our extensive selection of under cabinet light fixtures and enjoy free shipping and excellent customer service while you’re at it!
- How Many Under Cabinet Lights Do I Need?
Detailed instructions on how to measure your cabinets for the ideal amount of task lighting.
- Shop Under Cabinet Lighting at Pegasus Lighting – Find the perfect under cabinet lights at a great price.
Phase Three: Time to Install
Depending on your level of comfort with DIY projects, phase three might be a little intimidating. No worries! Our extensive library of articles and videos walk you right through the entire process. Learn the do’s and don’ts of under cabinet lighting installations in a clear and easy-to-understand way in any format you prefer!
- How To Install Plug-In Under Cabinet Lights In 7 Easy Steps
Detailed instructions for installing plug-in lights, including how to connect a series of lights when direct connectors aren’t included.
- How To Hardwire Under Cabinet Lights
A very thorough blog post that goes step by step through the electrical wiring process and the tools you’ll need.
- How To Install Recessed Puck Lights In 8 Easy Steps
Standard configurations and considerations for attaching and wiring recessed puck lights to your cabinets.
- Under Cabinet Lighting Install: From Start to Finish (Includes Video!)
Emily, a first time do-it-yourself’er takes us through the entire process of adding xenon task lights above her kitchen counters. This blog post includes detailed instructions and a video walk-through of her installation.
Don’t forget to bookmark this page to reference back to as you work through the three stages. Finally, be sure to snap some photos of that fabulous newly illuminated space and send them to us!