Creative Stair Lighting

Creative Stair Lighting

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POWER-LITE LED Stair Lighting

When it comes to making a home or commercial building safe and inviting, stair lighting is essential. Stair lighting not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of a space, but it also helps to reduce the risks of trips, slips, and falls.

As an electrician, you can help your clients achieve effective and visually appealing stair lighting solutions according to their preferences and needs.

In this blog post, we will discuss some unique and creative ways to light up staircases for your clients.

1. Use LED Strip Lights

Using LED Strip Lights on stair treads is an increasingly popular lighting design idea. You have probably seen them in modern homes and commercial buildings. Since strips are very thin, homeowners can easily and discreetly install them on risers or treads without fearing tripping hazards. LED strip lights can emit different light colors and temperatures, making staircases brighter or cosier depending on the desired ambiance.

2. Install motion sensors

Another creative way to light up stairs is by installing motion sensor lights. These lights turn on when someone walks down the stairs, providing excellent visibility without the need for constant adjustments. Motion sensors are energy efficient and can help reduce your client’s energy consumption and costs.

3. Chandeliers

While typically used in dining rooms and foyers, chandeliers can also be used as stairwell lighting. Large, ornate chandeliers add grandeur and sophistication to staircase designs by reflecting and refracting light throughout the space. There are also more modern-looking chandeliers that use different light bulbs and materials to achieve an updated aesthetic.

4. Step Lights

For stairs that have multiple risers and offer less visibility, step lights can provide a great lighting solution. These lights are installed into risers, casting a gentle glow on each individual step. This lighting method is perfect for an outdoor area or a staircase that leads to a basement entrance.

5. Accent lighting

Accent lighting involves installing small, adjustable lights along the stairwell to highlight certain elements and features. Homeowners can easily choose which elements or architectural features of their staircase to emphasise, such as a carved banister or an intricate railing design.


Innovative lighting solutions have drastically improved stairway lighting, providing a creative and aesthetically pleasing solution to lighting up staircases.

As an electrician, there are many possibilities for lighting staircases that your clients will love. From dramatic chandeliers to motion sensor lighting, LED strips to accent lighting, there are plenty of options to choose from.

Remember to advise your customers to prioritise their safety needs when selecting a lighting solution, and suggest the most appropriate lighting style based on their preferences and budget. By integrating creative lighting solutions, your customers’ staircases will stand out and become a memorable feature of their homes.

Need lighting for your stairs?

Here’s some of the many reasons why electricians choose Nedlands Group for their lighting needs:

Expertise and Experience: With years of experience in the lighting industry, we have a team of knowledgable professionals who can provide expert advice and guidance to help you choose the right lighting solution.

High quality products: We offer a wide range of lighting products that are durable, energy-efficient, and designed to enhance the safety and aesthetics of your staircase. Whether you need a specific colour temperature, brightness level, or design, we can work with you to create a personalised solution that meets your needs.

Excellent Customer Service: Nedlands Group is committed to providing exceptional customer service. Our team is responsive, friendly, and dedicated to ensuring your satisfaction. We’ll guide you throught the entire process, from product selection to installation, and address any questions or concerns you may have.

For lighting advice, contact our Team at Nedlands Group today on 1800 909 306 or email us at [email protected]