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Lighting Tips

Tips to help you understand where and how to place the lighting in and around your home.
Kitchen Lighting Tips

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Bathroom Tips

Wall mounted fixtures can furnish general, task and accent lighting. Many are designed to match and supplement dining room chandeliers or to provide hallway, bedroom or living room lighting. Wall brackets are often used for task lighting at the bathroom mirror.

" Bedroom Tips

When lighting a bedroom, you will want to create an overall atmosphre of quiet relaxation while providing some bright spots for reading and other activities. A combination of general and task lighitng that takes into account the age and lifestyle of the occupants is needed.

Decorative Lighting - Combining Style, Elegance and Ambience for Your Space
This generation has paved the way to the many technological and creative developments that contribute to making life convenient and comfortable. In the previous generations, the beauty of a home relied mainly on the use of colors on the exterior and interior, as well as the choice of furnishings.
Lighting Made Simple
To determine your lighting plan it's a good idea to have some basic tips to follow. This poster that can be very helpful in selecting the perfect light fixture.
Lighting in Layers - Putting Together Your Lighting Plan
The 1st Layer - Establishing Necessary Ambient Lighting Multiple "layers" of light maximize the livability and beauty of an interior space. Proper layering of the three lighting types begins by establishing the "base" required to light the room safely and evenly.
Bathroom Lighting Ideas
There are many reasons why you might want to remodel your bathroom. Many times you just choose to replace something because you don't like the way it looks, it is outdated or you have a more attractive overall theme in mind.
Where Should You Put A Wall Sconce?
Wall sconces are often found in long hallways where they provide the general illumination for foot traffic. When putting wall lights in your hallway, plan to have them spaced 6′-8′ apart and always make sure your sconces are hung roughly 60″ from the floor.
Foyer Lighting
Foyer chandeliers make a bold statement in entry or hallway lighting. They create a beautiful focal point at the entrance to your home. They can provide the ambient lighting that you need to greet guests and to assure safe passage into other areas of your home.
Kitchen Cabinet Lighting
Kitchen cabinet lighting has been on an upward trend for the last 20 years. Many of us remember our childhood kitchens with a strip of lighting placed under the cabinet, and at times was perhaps an eye sore. Not much thought was put into lighting the kitchen in order to provide the functionality that is needed.
Modern Chandeliers
If you would like to make a modern statement, install a modern chandelier in your home. At one time, the most common place to hang a chandelier was over the dining room table. Today, you will find they can exist in any room of your home.
Trends in Dining Room Lighting
Today's dining rooms reflect consumer's changing lifestyles. Once used solely for daily dining, this room has become more multipurpose. During the week, we use the dining room as a work zone, for homework, crafts, and organizational meetings. On the weekends and special occasions, it becomes a gathering place for parties and meals.
Livable Rooms Can Be Stylish
Fall is the time of year when thoughts turn back toward the home. With the holidays approaching, many look for ways to make their rooms more stylish.&n
Lighting 101 - Sizing a Lantern

TO SIZE A LANTERN: LANTERN SHOULD MEASURE 1/3 THE HEIGHT OF THE DOOR LANTERNS SHOULD MEAUSURE ¼ THE HEIGHT OF THE DOOR SIZING GUIDELINES : OUTDOOR LANTERNS Selecting the right-sized outdoor lantern can sometimes pose a challenge. Follow these sizing guidelines for a fit that's just right.

LED Lighting

What is an LED? A Light-emitting Diod (LED) is a compound semi conductor device that converts electriciy into light. What are the benefits of LED? LED Lighting offer a number of advantages over conventional light sources.