Tag: Indoor Lighting Guides

Lighting for Aging Eyes 

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While aging eyes need two to five times as much lighting support than their younger selves, a smart…
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Understanding Color Rendering Index

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CRI is the measurement of how light affects how you see color. Understanding the CRI in your bulbs …
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Designing a Smart Home

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Whether building out a new home or upgrading an existing one, integrating smart home devices into t…
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Designing a Guest Room Like a Hotel Suite

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From the décor to the lighting and the arrangements of both, every aspect of the guest room will be…
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Living Room Lighting Guide

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The most versatile room in your home, the living room still benefits from a methodical approach to …
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Buyer’s Guide To Dimmers

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Find tips and advice on how to choose light dimmers and controls. We answer common questions with l…
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The Fundamentals of Light Layering

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In the home and commercial spaces, proper light layering–ambient, task and accent lighting–helps yo…
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How to Light a Modern Bedroom

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In this bedroom lighting guide, we will go over basic bedroom lighting tips and how to layer bedroo…
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Recessed Lighting Buyer’s Guide

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Learn how to choose recessed lighting that will fit your design goals with all you need to know abo…
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Undercabinet Lighting Guide

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In kitchens, crafts rooms and elsewhere, general lighting can only go so far. Under cabinet lightin…
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Architectural Detail Lighting

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Architectural detail lighting has the power to create an atmospheric environment, or it can simply …
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How to Light a Kitchen

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Learn how to create the perfect kitchen lighting design. From fixtures to placement, get the design…
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5 Common Lighting Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

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A great lighting plan avoids common blunders. We solve 5 top culprits of poor lighting plans to mak…
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Dining Room Lighting Ideas + Tips

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Choosing the right dining room light doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are a few dining ro…
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How to Choose a Floor Lamp

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Finding the right floor lamp: With so many choices and styles, we’re here to help you choose the ri…
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How to Choose Kitchen Pendant Lighting

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The kitchen requires lighting that plays double duty, illuminating tasks and adding personality to …
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UL Listings for Lighting and Ceiling Fans: What Do UL Ratings Mean?

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When is it safe to use a fixture where water contact is inevitable? Here’s a guide to what y…
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LED Lighting Buyer’s Guide

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LED stands for Light Emitting Diode. This is light produced using a semiconductor in a process call…
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Lighting Options for Low Ceilings

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Low ceilings don’t have to mean low expectations for lighting design. Here are some recommendations…
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What Provides More Light: Uplights vs Downlights

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Not to be confused with ambient lighting that spreads light evenly in a room, these terms indicate …
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How to Choose a Modern Chandelier

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This guide will begin with some basic information on chandeliers and the different types, shapes, f…
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How to Light a Kitchen Island

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Lighting over the kitchen island not only adds a visual element to your kitchen, but provides a key…
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5 Common Kitchen Lighting Mistakes

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Here’s a list of 5 kitchen lighting mistakes and how to fix or avoid them.
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Multifunctional Bedside Reading Lighting

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Whether having a USB port for device charging, a shelf for extra storage, or ambient glow while rea…
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Wall Lighting Buyer’s Guide

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Find tips on how to choose wall lights and sconces with the Wall Lighting Buyer’s Guide at Lu…
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Bathroom Lighting Buyer’s Guide

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Find answers to the most common bathroom lighting questions to help you choose the lights you need.
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How to Light a Home Office

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In a home office, lighting is key to help you tackle any task. See our best ideas for getting your …
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Buyer’s Guide to Track and Monorail Lighting

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Even with all the configurations and options available, creating a custom track or monorail lightin…
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Understanding Kelvin Color Temperature

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How do “warm” and “cool” translate in regard to what your light looks like? Here’s a breakdow…
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How to Choose the Right Size Ceiling Light

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When it comes to lighting, there’s one all-important feature you’ll want to consider before style, …
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