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Types of Light Bulbs: Your Ultimate Buying Guide

Delmaine Donson/E+ via Getty Images Choosing the perfect light fixture and an accompanying light bulb can completely transform a room. That’s why choosing the right lighting for your dining room chandelier or bedside table lamp is so important. Don’t worry—we’re here to help make the decision process easier.  Below, we’ll discuss different light bulb types…

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How to Lighten a Dark Room With No Natural Light: 7 Easy Solutions

Everyone loves a room flooded with natural light, but sometimes our homes don’t give us that opportunity. Some folks luck out with sunlight pouring in through generously sized windows, but in other cases, windowless walls can make entire rooms feel dark. While your home’s orientation is most likely out of your control, there are ways…

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Best Chandelier Styles

From foyers to kitchen islands, chandeliers are a stylish way to elevate any room’s decor. These sophisticated light fixtures dress your home while adding brightness where you need it. But you can’t get any old chandelier and expect it to deliver a breath of fresh air. This guide helps you find the best chandelier to…

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Chandelier for every Room, Mood and Occasion

Updated October 2017 Chandeliers make beautiful, colossal centerpieces for any room. Modern homes feel incomplete without one. They draw attention immediately to the center of the room and make a grand statement about your lighting choices. Synonymous to luxury and splendor, these incredible light fixtures come in a variety of styles, colors, sizes, and shapes…

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How to Wire a Light Switch

If you enjoy doing the occasional project around the house, wiring a basic light switch is one of the simplest DIY wiring jobs to complete.

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The History of the Light Bulb in Your Home

The light bulb is truly one of the most important inventions that has ever been created. The light bulb enhanced personal safety by making it possible to light up everything from the smallest community to the largest city through all hours of the night. It also made it possible for people to work hours of…

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Track Facts: What To Know about Track Lighting Fixtures

The versatility and convenience of track lighting has made it a fast growing choice among homeowners. Its stylish look and easy mobility provide an excellent lighting system for any room in the house. Track lighting is great when it comes to rearranging a space, because the position of the lamps is so easily adaptable. It…

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Wrought Iron Chandeliers: Heavy-Duty Lighting

The look and feel of a chandelier gives any room a sense of luxury and history. They have been used for centuries to light some of the most elegant settings humans have ever known. In many cases, these antique chandeliers were made of wrought iron by master craftsmen. Fortunately, this material is extremely durable, and…

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3 Benefits of Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Older models of fluorescent light bulbs weren’t designed for in-home use. But newer fluorescent bulbs are perfectly suited to ease your lighting and energy efficiency needs. Here’s a quick guide to the benefits of using fluorescent bulbs. Energy efficiency. Fluorescent bulbs screw into most household sockets and offer energy saving benefits. You can expect to…

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