Semi-flush mount ceiling lights and flush fixtures are designed to provide space lighting uses well diffused soft light. Unlike more accent lighting and targeted task that can sit on perch on a table or desk, floor, or mount on a wall, flush lighting and half flush is ceiling-mounted lighting to a larger, more public place.
Semi-flush mount ceiling lights tend to hang out 4-8 inches below surface of a roof. This type of lighting gives a popular option for areas where ceilings can be too low for pendant or chandelier lighting that can restrict flow of traffic for people who walk beneath them. Unlike longer pendant light fittings hanging usually over a dining table or dramatically suspended from a high ceiling rooms, semi flush lighting gives a dramatic feel without hindering movement or necessitates elevated position.
Traditionally, flush lighting used in hallways and closets. Today flush lighting can be found in bedroom, kitchen, dining area, bathroom and more. Fluorescent lamps used in recessed mounting fixtures provide an economical source of light into larger areas. Semi-flush mount ceiling lights can provide a chandelier-like appearance for tight spaces and in homes where ceiling height can deny use of a lower hanging pendant. When you place any kind of lighting, one should consider availability for easy lamp replacement.