04:41PM | 01/13/06
Member Since: 01/12/06
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We're having our kitchen remodeled next month with Kraftmaid cabinets and using quartz countertop; The cabinets will have a light bar crown moulding around the bottom for accent lighting.

I need advice on what the best type of under cabinet lighting to use. I'm not to thrilled about the halogen puck lighting from what I have read and investigated. I will be using a switch to turn on all of the undercabinet lighting so it needs to be direct wire type.

Any suggestions? What brand is good as well?


02:31AM | 01/14/06
Member Since: 01/12/06
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We have had the (puck) lights under our cabinets for almost 8 years and I have maybe changed 3 bulbs and have had no other problems. We use the lights daily and would never go without them again, they are great for task work and dim down great for mood lighting. I highly recommend them!!! GOOD LUCK


06:48PM | 10/15/06
Member Since: 10/14/06
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We are getting ready to have the electrician install our undercounter lights (Juno xenon undercounter strips) and I was wondering if they are supposed to be placed:

1. Toward the back of the underside of the upper cabinet (near the backsplash).

2. In the middle of the underside of the upper cabinet.

3. Toward the front of the underunderside of the upper cabinet.

Any comments would be appreciated. Thanks!


09:00AM | 02/27/07
Member Since: 02/26/07
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Kraftmaid now has lightstrips that snapint the molding.

They look real good and are not real expensive. However the do require a wall plug.


08:38AM | 06/20/08
Member Since: 06/19/08
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I was wondering why some people would put lights under counter? In that case they you would need to open cabinet door to have any use of them. I prefer mine under the wall cabinets, over the counter. Are these the same people who refer to an oulet as a "plug"?


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