I love under cabinet lighting, but I didn’t always. I used to think it was a waste of time and too complicated to install. It wasn't until I found a super-easy way to install it that I became a believer.
Today, you will find a compilation of different ideas on how to install DIY Under Cabinet Lighting. Every home and restaurant owner would like to turn their homes or eateries into a cozy ambiance. So, if you’re looking for ways to upgrade your home’s atmosphere, then check out this article.
Installing under cabinet lighting is a great DIY project. It will increase your kitchen's safety, beauty, and functionality.
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1. Under Cabinet Lighting DIY
Kitchen lighting should be one of the first things you consider when designing a new kitchen. It’s easy for most kitchens to get dark corners, and you want your kitchen to feel bright. Under Cabinet Lighting adds that vital extra light that can transform the whole space as well as assisting you with cooking.
2. DIY Under Cabinet LED Lights
If you have a particular cabinet in your home that you want to bring to life, here’s an amazing tutorial to check out. The making process of this DIY under cabinet lighting is pretty much easy to follow, you need a few supplies like LED strip lights, and power for the lights.
3. Easy DIY Under Cabinet Lighting
Here’s an easy one to make. Trust me, this would look great in your kitchen especially if you have cabinets. The first step is gathering the required materials and tools, afterward, the creator shows you the design and build of this under cabinet lighting.
4. DIY Cheap Under Cabinet Lighting
Need something cheaper? Here’s one to check out. As beautiful as it looks it only takes a few dollars to make a replica in your home. The making process involves gathering required tools, laying out the build, and then constructing LED mounts. Check out the tutorial for full details.
5. Kitchen Under Cabinet Lighting DIY
Do you always need to adjust your standing position in your kitchen countertop area due to low light? Here’s a guide that will show you how to install a kitchen under cabinet lighting with no plugs. The process is pretty much easy to follow. Check out the video and you would be glad you did.
6. DIY Under Cabinet Lighting
This video tutorial is for people who are okay with breaking their walls and doing some serious installation that would probably last for a long time. This is a sturdy build, however, if you are not okay with breaking your wall you probably should check out another tutorial.
7. How To Install Under Cabinet Lighting
This video tutorial is broken down into steps, making it ideal for absolute beginners who would like to bring life to their kitchen by installing under cabinet lighting. The making process starts off with picking your preferred lighting style then installation which is the hard part. I’m sure yours would turn out great.
8. Kitchen Under Cabinet Lighting Under $50
So, you have less than $50 and you are looking for a low-budget project for your kitchen? Here’s one I found! It is very beautiful yet affordable. You will need LED light strips, wire, solderless connectors, and wyze smart plugs. After installation, the lights can be controlled via an app on your phone which is quite amazing.
9. DIY Cabinet Lighting In 30 Minutes
Yes, it is possible to install under cabinet lighting in your kitchen in 30 minutes or roughly 40 minutes and this tutorial shows you how it is done. Before you start, you need to make out a plan of what you would want and then purchase the hardware for the build process. Full instructions can be seen in the link below.
10. DIY Upper And Lower Cabinet Lighting
This tutorial is great for people that have upper and lower cabinets. Even though your design might be different from theirs, it would still give you an idea of how to light up all your cabinets. The making process involves LED strip lights and something to power them up, The installing process is basically easy to follow.
11. How To Make Under Kitchen Cabinet Lighting
We all know that a little more light can go further in making a space look and feel brighter. This is why under cabinet lighting is so useful for adding ambiance and helping you prepare food safely. Here’s another amazing tutorial that shows you how to add the perfect ambiance to your cabinets.
12. How To Install Under Cabinet LED Lighting
If you want a classy output that will leave your friends and family in awe, you might have to spend some money. This project would cost about $239 to make. This tutorial will show you how to install under cabinet lighting that can be controlled using a wireless touch pad.
13. DIY Under Cabinet Lighting
Here’s an amazing tutorial that is not only affordable but very easy to install. It requires no special skills to DIY. It does not involve drilling, wiring, or batteries which is quite cool and recommended for people who want under cabinet lighting in a rented house.
14. How To Install LED Strip Lights
Who is this tutorial for? It is for people who recently got LED strip lights but do not know how to use the lights for under cabinet lighting. This tutorial shows you a proper and professional way to install LED strip lights for your under cabinet lighting. Feel free to choose your favorite color when buying the LED strip lights.
15. How To Install LED Strip Lights Under Kitchen Cabinets
This is a short tutorial where the creator shows you how to install LED strip lights under kitchen cabinets. For this project, he used a unique light that comes with a remote control to enable him to change the colors to whichever color of his choosing. Check out the tutorial for more tips on how this was done.
16. How To Install Countertop LED Lights
Here’s a quick tutorial on installing IKEA kitchen lights OMLOPP for kitchen worktops. These lights are easy to get and are install right under your kitchen cabinets to give your countertops that sleek look. The OMLOPP LED lighting comes in three lengths, 80, 60, and 40cm, and also has extra add ons.
17. Inexpensive DIY Under-Cabinet Lighting
Do you want to surprise your guests with an eye-catching, professional quality kitchen? Check this out. Most people aren't very excited by the idea of installing under cabinet lighting because it's seen as a difficult task that requires a lot of money and time. We're here to tell you that's not true. In fact, this inexpensive under cabinet lighting is very easy to set up and install.
18. DIY Under Cabinet Lighting
This seems like a fun project, however, get ready to spend some money and time to make yours look as beautiful as this. Note: It is very important you choose your LED strip lights color based on the overall color of your kitchen. Check out the tutorial for more details on how to make this for your kitchen.
19. Under Kitchen Cabinet Lighting Idea
So, everybody seems to be using LED stip lights for their under kitchen cabinet lighting. Check out what this couple used and you might be inspired to do the same for your home. The full instructions can be found by clicking on the link below. I think the idea is great and worthy of note.
20. DIY Under Cabinet LED Lighting
If you own a restaurant, this might be a fantastic idea for you. The creator used wire strips, sharp scissors, black electrical tape, 100W Mean Well 12v Power Supply, and a couple of other tools and materials to bring to life this beauty. The making process is pretty much easy to follow. I would highly recommend this to people who own Cafes.
Installing under cabinet lighting adds bigger value to your kitchen. It is cost-efficient and also it makes your kitchen look attractive. It provides illumination to some nook and corner of the kitchen.
I thought I'd put together a list of some of the different ways to install under cabinet lighting. You can see there are many different ways you can do this from using a long strip, individual lights, and even just using an already existing light fixture. I think it depends on your personal project as to what is best for you.