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The sparkle and dazzle of a well-placed chandelier defines and enhances the mood of any room. A chandelier that is too large can easily overpower a room and its inhabitants; one that is too small becomes insignificant and decreases the perceived value of the entire space. (more…)
Tired of haphazard internet shopping? Lighting Plus Online invites you to “See It. Touch It. And Take It Home”. No more guessing, broken items, or return shipping charges. At Lighting Plus Online you have the luxury of a trained lighting professional to help you make the correct choice. There’s also a huge selection of lighting fixtures in a multitude of finishes and important items that you might not think about such as bulbs, dimmers, and other accessories.
It’s a hot, sticky day and you emerge at home from your nicely air-conditioned car. The A/C at home has been on low efficiency – or turned off entirely – while you were at work. It will take a while to move the temperature down to a tolerable level, so in the meantime, you seek out the coolest room in your home. Wouldn’t this be a good time for a ceiling fan? (more…)
In 2015 people spent a record $300 billion on renovations in their homes, and it’s predicted that spending in 2016 will set yet another record.* One of the most in-demand renovations is for bathrooms, often including an upgrade to LED lighting fixtures, along with other environmentally-sound products such as low-flow commodes to save water. (more…)
Outdoor lighting has expanded beyond the front door. Homeowners are now designing their lighting plans to expand their space, creating a balance between the inside and outside of their homes. Rather than seeing a dark wall through a window at night, (more…)
Choosing new lighting fixtures for your home can be both fun and overwhelming at the same time. There are so many choices, from design decisions to the many bulb options. (more…)
Lighting experts acknowledge that LED tape lighting is rapidly replacing traditional recessed undercabinet lighting, thanks to its ease of installation, warm color temperature and low profile. (more…)
Long, long, ago – throughout the dark ages, medieval homes were lit by fires in open cooking pits.
When candles (“chandelles”) were invented, they were incredibly expensive and reserved for the wealthiest class. It wasn’t until the 14th century that the first “chandelier” was created – a crude wooden cross with spikes at each end to skewer a candle. (more…)
The kids are back at school and you’re back to the school year schedule. You’ve shopped for new school clothes, shoes, backpacks, lunch boxes and books. If you have a college student, you’ve moved them into their dorm, along with everything a student needs while away from home. (more…)