ClosetCon 2022 Recap – Part II

I’m truly humbled by the amount of people that read last week’s blog post featuring our new closet accessory program with all matching finishes. If you missed it – you can check it out here.

As you would imagine rolling out a new program when the world is “normal” can be a challenge – well doing it during a pandemic, while dealing with raw material challenges and logistic issues – it’s nearly impossible.

All that said I’m thrilled to introduce you to our new closet lighting program.  We have lighting solutions for all budgets and applications.

Battery Powered Lighting

Our new low profile rechargeable LED closet light is the perfect solution for those on a budget or someone that wants an easy surface mounted solution.  Designed for inside closets, cabinets and drawers.

The built in motion sensor will automatically turn on the light when a door or drawer is opened.  Conveniently recharges with a micro USB cable and easily mounts with a magnetized installation bracket.

Available in black and white, in warm or neutral lighting.  You can find more info on Richelieu.com

Wireless Horizontal Lighting

Our new Vario lighting system allows you to have fully adjustable shelving without having to worry about wires.  This is a major breakthrough for our industry.  Imagine being able to adjust the shelving in a shoe section for boots, heels or handbags.

All you have to do is route a metal channel (available in black or white) in one vertical panel and recess your light fixture in the shelf.

You no longer need to double up your vertical panels.

You no longer need to use 16′ of LED tape that is run up and down the vertical panels to light up a 24″ wide section.  Think about the money that you will save on LED lights, power supplies, aluminum channels and labor.

We also stock light fixtures 3″ less your standard closet width which allows room for the wires and takes the frustration out of cutting aluminum channels, and tape.  Fixtures are available in aluminum and matte black in either warm or neutral lighting.

You can learn more about the Vario lighting system here.  Here is the link to the lighting fixtures.

Silicone Lighting for Vertical Panels

This is the best option on the market for lighting up vertical panels.  Our new silicone LED tape comes pre-wired with a built in starter wire, doesn’t require an aluminum channel, and can be installed back to back so no double vertical panels!  Are you recognizing a theme… Stop using double panels its expensive and wastes space.

Our new silicone tape the AT6 is a 1/4″ wide X 1/4″ deep, can be cut every inch, can turn corners and can be surface mounted as well as recessed.

Learn more about the AT6 LED tape here.

Want a few more reasons to consider Richelieu for your lighting needs?

  • Wireless door sensors, remotes, and wall switches.
  • Compatible with Google Home and Alexa.
  • Tune-able white lighting – go from warm to cool lighting with a push of a button.

Don’t want to change the way that you currently light closets?

No problem – we also stock everything that you are using today.

  • Puck lights
  • LED Tape
  • Aluminum channels

If you would like more info about Richelieu lighting please don’t hesitate to reach out to your local rep or you can email me at RDeMarco@Richelieu.com

Thank you so much for reading.

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