Dimmers are some of the most loved components in a home lighting system, performing and irreplaceable task in the circuit. All said, you know that the best dimmer depends on the person selecting it, and how you select your dimmer could make or break the deal. A few years back the process of selecting the right dimmer was as simple as ABC simply because there were just a handful options available, you could still close your eyes and pick the right one for your needs. But times have changed, technological advancements have moved so rapidly and today the market is laden with more than enough options. While this is in the interest of the diverse tastes and preferences that exist, it complicates the whole process of getting a dimmer appropriate for your home. Add on that power save option and the whole thing gets a little murky.
Before you land the right dimmer for your house, assuming you are not trying to use probabilistic methods here, you will have to know a few basic guiding rules that will apply in the selection process. These rules are not the alpha and Omega of choosing the right dimmer, because even then you will end up with several options where you can pick the best. However, they provide the fundamental way to distinguish between wanted and unwanted before you zero in on the top two or three, where am sure personal preferences will take precedence and nail the deal. Here are some of the things you need to consider if you are looking out to turn the day into a success.