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Old 04-28-2016, 07:06 AM   #1
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Recessed light advice

Hey everyone, I'm putting recessed lights in my bathroom and need some advice. The bathroom is 11'x11' (see pic). There will be two switches, one for the recessed lights, and one for the vanity lights. Both sets will be on dimmers. Since the vanity lights are good for illuminating the right side of the room, the recessed lights will be placed to illuminate the left 2/3rds of the room (over shower, toilet, tub and the 4th for symmetry), . All 4 lights will be LED glass shower lights.

So here's what I need input on:

1) What size lights would you use? I prefer the smaller look, but want even coverage. I was leaning towards 4" lights but will that be too focused?

2) What are a good number of lumens for a bathroom? We do NOT like yellow light, but we don't want to feel like we're in an operating room either.

3) Any suggestions on brands and vendors (willing to wait for online orders to save money!)?

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