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[2 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,431 views]

One thing that many people do not think about when choosing lighting is its size. They simply choose a light that they like the look of and then they fit it without a second thought. However, unless you measure the light you could end up ruining the balance of the room. The wrong sized lighting will look completely out of place.
Things to Take Into Account
There are various things that you should look into when buying lighting. Firstly you need to think about how high your ceiling is. The last thing …

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[14 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 1,741 views]

If you are set to buy new Christmas lights then one option you may want to consider is LED lights. They work by emitting diodes. Standard lights work with miniature incandescent bulbs. The trouble with this is that when the filament burns out, it can often affect the whole string of lights. LED Christmas lights do not have this problem. Therefore there is less of a risk that you will find a light which isn’t working when you turn them on.
Another benefit of LED lights is that they do not …

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[5 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 1,198 views]

The lighting within the home is really important. Not only does it provide a purpose, but it also helps to enhance the look of a room. There are various different types of lighting and it can be a great idea to use more than one type. It is a particularly good idea to use a different type of lighting for each room.
When thinking about the kitchen for example, a chandelier could go really well. Chandeliers give an elegant look and they are often used in dining rooms. The Minka Lavery …

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[3 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 1,053 views]

If you want to change the lighting in your home, you may want to consider also changing the light fixtures. Most people simple change the actual light but they forget about the fixture. You would be amazed at how much difference it can actually make to a room. If you choose the wrong one it can end up looking out of place. So how do you choose light fixtures and what should you look out for?
Step Number One – Your Theme
The first step to choosing the correct light fixtures is …

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[31 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,383 views]

Are you struggling to find affordable, stylish, modern bathroom lighting? If so then American Home Plus may have the solution. Here you will find the top three modern style bathroom lights currently available.
The Minka Lavery Light Bath
If you are looking for a super modern looking light solution then the Minka Lavery 6821-14 1 Light Bath is a great choice. It provides a unique, homely feel to the room ad it looks extremely elegant. With a nutmeg finish, it would look best in a bathroom that has been decorated in warm, …

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[16 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,052 views]

Are you interested in helping the environment? Global warming is a very real threat and the government have been trying for the past few years to reduce the amount of CO2 emissions that the world is giving off. There are various ways to do your part and making small changes throughout the home is just one of them.
The Changes that you can make
The good thing about the small changes that you can make in the home is that they will not cost a fortune. Whatever your budget you can still …

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[13 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,636 views]

Reading is an extremely relaxing activity that many people enjoy. Whether you like to read novels or simple newspapers and magazines, the right lighting is essential if you want to keep your eyes protected. When choosing a reading lamp, many people opt for specifically designed ones or a table lamp. Floor lamps are rarely considered because of their size.
The Benefits of Floor Lamps
One of the main reasons why you should consider a floor lamp is the fact that it really enhances the look of the room. You can use the …

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[2 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,009 views]

Lighting is an important part of any room. You will find that different types of lighting bring a slightly different atmosphere to the room. Floor lamps for example are mostly used for their cosmetic appeal and they provide a dull, romantic style of lighting. Bedside lamps on the other hand provide a much brighter light that can help you to read in bed. If you are looking for the perfect type of lighting for your home then you should definitely consider recessed lighting.
Why Choose Recessed Lighting?
A great advantage to recessed …

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[30 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 3,028 views]

Choosing the best porch lights is not always an easy task. There are literally hundreds of different ones available to choose from. Different styles will suit different porches so it is important that you look at different types before you make a decision. Here you will find three of the best porch lights available.
The Kichler Outdoor Flush Mount
If you are looking for a simple porch light, the Kichler Outdoor Flush Mount is a great choice. Kichler is a top brand that produces only the highest quality products. You can purchase …

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[28 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 1,293 views]
How to Brighten Up Your House Number

When you purchase house signs, you rarely think about how they will look at night time. However, when the winter months draw in and the nights get darker quite quickly, illuminated house signs can be really handy!
You will notice that most homes that feature a house sign or number don’t have a light to illuminate it. Therefore if you do purchase one it will make your home a little more unique. There are quite a few different styles to choose from and each one can help you to enhance the …

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