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Warm Light vs. Cool Light: How Light Color Affects Your Home

Have you ever thrown a log on the fire and basked in its warm glow? Or entered a store with fluorescent lighting and been taken aback by how bright it was? This contrast is an example of warm versus cool light. Warm white light will emit more of a reddish hue, while cool white light…

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Comparing the Pros and Cons of LED and Incandescent Christmas Lights

Photo: ReeldealHD Images / Adobe Stock When styling your Christmas lights, you’ve got options. Both LED and incandescent Christmas lights will get the job done, but there are some key differences you should know. For one, LED lights are the more energy-efficient option, while incandescent lights win on being the more inexpensive option. Before you…

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Types of Light Bulbs: Your Ultimate Buying Guide

Photo: Delmaine Donson / E+ / 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…

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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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