LED light strips are a kind of lights that are tape-like, flexible, can be used to decorate Christmas trees, staircases. They can be cut into shorter ones according to your needs, very easy and convenient to use. As Christmas is coming soon, you will be surprised at how much these cute lights can add to the festive atmosphere.
LED light strips have a number of advantages over traditional incandescent and halogen lamps, chief among which is their energy saving capability. They consume very little energy, helping to greatly reduce your electricity bills in the long run. Additionally, they generate negligible heat, have high durability and are easily adaptable to your various lighting needs. Above all, they are very simple to mount or install.
When buying LED light strips, there are certain factors that you need to consider; such as light colour, water resistance, adhesive property and brightness. These factors play a crucial role in determining the type of light strip you choose to buy.
•Colour: Different strips emit different colours of LED light. The most common type available is the cool or warm-white single colour type. There is also the colour changing RGB (red, green, blue) type and the single colour type in a variety of colours. These various colour options can help to improve the aesthetics of your home or business environment, particularly at night.
•Water Resistance: This factor depends on where you intend to install the LED light. Wet/damp areas like bathrooms, pools, under the kitchen sink, etc, will require the waterproof type while other mostly-dry areas will require the non-waterproof type.
•Adhesive Property: For mounting the non-waterproof type which is usually self adhesive, simply peel the adhesive coating and stick it to the wall or panelling where you want it installed. On the other hand, the waterproof type will require the use of mounting clips and screws to hold them to the wall.
•Brightness: For indoors lighting, you may choose to buy the LED light strip with brighter illumination; while for outdoors and accent lighting, you will require those with lower levels of illumination.
LED light strips can satisfy various DIY needs, such as create characters or images. And they are very easy to use and install, therefore, you don’t have to worry about this Christmas decoration. Just wind them along the staircase or Christmas tree and you will get a glowing and charming effect.