The Problems With Light Pollution

Look up at the sky tonight in your town. Odds are it will be almost completely devoid of stars. This is the product of light pollution and urbanization. Since human beings are used to dwelling in the sun’s light, we have essentially engineered the dark to surround ourselves with light during nighttime hours. What exactly… Read more

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DIY: Installing Low-Voltage Landscape Lighting

Low-voltage landscape lighting is a simple improvement that can make an enormous impact on the beauty and appearance of your home after dusk, as well as its safety and security. Installed along walkways, steps, and driveways, or directed up at trees, garden objects and walls, the typical low-voltage lighting system requires just three components: a… Read more

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5 Perfect Path Lights For The Home

Investing in outdoor lighting is one of the most immediate and dramatic improvements you can make to your garden or landscape. Contemporary outdoor lighting systems are a smart investment as they enhance the safety and beauty of your home or business, while also adding to the resale value of your property. Below, take a look… Read more

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5 Bedroom Lighting Looks To Steal Now

We all need a little inspiration to reveal our true creativity. If you’ve tired of your boring bedroom’s look, here are five on-trend ideas on how to illuminate your dream bedroom getaway brilliantly. 1. Unexpected objects in the same color family. At first thought, using lamps that are large enough to be placed as floor… Read more

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Make Nursery Lighting Functional And Fun

When you prepare for a new baby, it’s easy to become too preoccupied in making the nursery aesthetically pleasing. As you get to know what your little one needs to be the healthiest and happiest he can be and establish your daily routine together, paint colors and matching crib linens will pale in comparison to… Read more

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Install a Bathroom Light Yourself

A Brand New Light Too many bathrooms still sport the ubiquitous and dated 1980′s Hollywood lights, and yet no one really likes them!  If you are ready to tackle a DIY home remodeling project, upgrading your bathroom lighting for functionality, beauty and safety, is a great place to begin. With quality, flattering light, you’ll be able… Read more

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How To Define Space With Light

Homes with open layouts have risen in popularity of late. Open floor plans foster family interaction and make entertaining at home flow easily. Combining larger spaces also create shared experiences of cooking and eating or even relaxing. That said, those of us who live in lofts or studios can struggle with conveying a sense of… Read more

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Making a Splash With Bathroom Lighting

Lighting in the bathroom is key, it’s importance should not be underestimated. The type of lighting, where it will be placed, along with the type and finish of the fixtures are all important choices to weigh. After all, the bathroom is often the smallest and most utilitarian room in the home, making functionality and aesthetics foremost considerations.… Read more

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Security Lighting Tips For The Home

A security lighting system is a great deterrent. It illuminates the intruder, exposing them to vulnerability. While it is no guarantee to preventing criminal activity, crimes will be far less likely when you install excellent lighting. Many of us are understandably concerned with being as green as possible and that extends to the way we… Read more

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