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Bright Ideas for Teens – Lighting up their bedroom!

Danielle Littman |  2015-10-12

Teens love to hibernate in their rooms. They could spend hours there hidden away, hanging out with friends, surfing online, doing homework or going for a sleeping world record. So this space needs to have function in form and design, and also show off your child’s personality and style. It can be hard to let…

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Basement Blahs – 4 tips for lighting up the lower level!

Danielle Littman |  2015-09-14

Man cave. Gym. Home theater. Kid’s space. Stuff storage. No matter what purpose your basement serves, homeowners love the extra living space it provides. We’re not all lucky enough to have a daylight basement, or walkout basement, that takes advantage of natural lighting. Sun streaming in during the day provides light rather than turning to…

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How do I Cover Recessed Lighting that is not in use?

Danielle Littman |  2013-12-30

Do you have light fixtures or recessed lighting that is off-center from your furniture or cabinet/counter layout? The correct, but tedious way to center fixtures is to re-route your electrical wiring through new electrical boxes or cans and remove the old one and then follow-up with a drywall repair and re-paint. How do you move the electrical…


Which Light Bulbs are best for your Home?

Danielle Littman |  2013-12-23

The question is brought up more and more as light bulbs change with the times and growing technology; which light bulbs are best for my home? Picking out the best light bulb for your home begins here: Incandescent bulbs have been used in our homes since the 1800s and they have changed very little since…


Positioning Your Light Source

Danielle Littman |  2013-12-18

Lighting is no longer just about brightening up a space, it has become so much more than that; it is about layering and balance; positioning your light source. You can have a room filled with all different types of lighting and still be missing the mark. Some rooms would benefit from lighting that draws attention…


Outdoor Lighting Ideas

Danielle Littman |  2013-12-06

Outdoor lighting is about safety, navigation, and definition of space and when implemented correctly your exterior lighting will define your entrances and offer a smooth transition from your interior space. It should be noted that entrances should be well lit with wall or hanging lanterns – this will give you ample light for you and…


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…


What kind of lighting should I use in a bathroom with two sinks?

Danielle Littman |  2013-11-08

There are many options for bathroom lighting – pendants, wall sconces and vanity lights over the mirror are all common ways to light your bathroom. The best lighting for applying makeup and shaving for around the sink is soft light positioned equally on either side of your face; both pendants and sconces can achieve this…