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Are you planning a kitchen upgrade? If so, you may think counters and cabinets, but the fact is, you cannot overlook your electrical system. There are a few electrical upgrades that can help you make a huge impact in your new kitchen. Keep reading to find out what these are.
Add All New Lighting
Lighting is one of the best ways for you to make a difference in your kitchen. The lighting type is not only going to serve a practical purpose, but an aesthetic one, too. The lighting available can range from elegant to modern to traditional. Do not be hesitant to choose a bolder look to add new life into your kitchen.
One option to add color and personality to your kitchen is pendant lights. These are simple to install on a track over a counter or island.
Install Pop-Up Outlets
It seems like older kitchens often do not have enough outlets for our modern needs. An easy and quick way to add an outlet is by using pop-up outlets. These are electrical outlets that are built into the countertop and that pop-up when they are needed.
You can hire an electrician to handle this and once they are in place, you will be able to see how convenient these types of outlets really are. Pop-up outlets are available when you need them and stay out of sight when they are not needed. They offer you more outlets in a smaller space so that your backsplash is not covered with all types of unsightly outlets. You will love them.
Replace Your Regular Electrical Outlets with Modern USB Outlets
It is always challenging to find a place for you to plug in your computer or to charge your phone while you are in the kitchen. You can hire electricians to replace traditional outlets with outlets that still allow you to power your appliances, but also include USB ports (types A and C.) These are inexpensive and convenient.
When it comes to the electrical system in your home, there are several ways you can upgrade it. What you may not realize is all the interesting and functional things you can do to improve the electrical system in the kitchen.
Be sure to hire the professionals for help with these electrical upgrades as they are going to be sure that everything is done properly and safely.