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Bringing Natural Light Into your Home

Danielle Littman |  2015-08-04

Our home may be our cave, but it certainly doesn’t have to feel dark and dreary.  Lighting definitely affects our moods and for many of us, the darker the room the lazier we feel.  Many individuals suffer from SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder, meaning they suffer from a lack of natural light.  SAD can lead…

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The Perfect Picture Light

Danielle Littman |  2013-12-05

Selecting the right picture light can be somewhat difficult but our lighting professionals have broken down some key points when shopping for the perfect picture lights. There are so many options between the different mounts, type of lights, size and finish options – first, you have to determine the size of the picture light you…

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Sizing a Ceiling Fan

Danielle Littman |  2013-07-10

Sizing a ceiling fan for your room can be tricky but there are some general guidelines for fan sizes given the size of your space: Ceiling height does play into the visual appearance of your fan size; a small 42 inch ceiling fan is for a space that is about 100 square feet or smaller….

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For Under Cabinet Lighting, Should I Use 12 Volts or 24 Volts?

Danielle Littman |  2012-07-19

The 12 volt is commonly used for under cabinet lighting. The 24 volt is only used for 40-foot or longer run of under cabinet lighting. When looking for under cabinet lighting for your home, remember to consider the lifespan, its energy efficiency and the light source of the fixture – cost and style isn’t everything…

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Accent Lighting Guide: Light Up Your Home With The Right Lighting Accent

Danielle Littman |  2010-08-23

Accent lighting for the home is key in order to maximize the amount of light you get within each room of your home. Summer is quickly coming to an end, the kids are getting ready for school and many of us are getting our homes ready for the fall season that is approaching fast. With…