5 Tips for Buying the Right Recessed Lighting

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Did you know that the number of home updates Americans make has increased by 17% recently? With more people looking for ways to spruce up their homes, there’s never been a better time to jump in. And refreshing the lights in your home is a great place to start. Read on to learn the top five tips […]

A19 Bulb vs E26 Bulb – What’s the Difference?

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If you are looking to light up your world, it all starts with the right light bulb. Light bulbs have a $2 billion market size, which is a clear example of just how many different options there are that you can choose from. Understanding light bulb size, shape, and type will steer you in the right direction […]

How to Calculate Amperage When Planning A Lighting Installation Project

Are you planning a new commercial lighting installation project? Before you get started, it’s essential that you know how to calculate amperage. This will help you determine if the wires and lighting fixtures you plan on using can handle the amount of current your installation will need. If you have a higher amperage than your […]

Comparing BR30 LED and BR40 LED Light Bulbs for Downlights

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Recent statistics show that over 50% of households in the United States use LED light bulbs for either most of their indoor lighting or all their indoor lighting. The popularity of LED lights is growing because no one can deny how great they are. That is why so many electricians and general contractors are turning to the […]

How To Replace Your Lights With Equivalent LEDs

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How does saving up to 75% on your lighting energy consumption sound? Replacing your old, inefficient light bulbs with new, energy-saving LED bulbs is a great way to save money and reduce your carbon footprint. LEDs are now available in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors to suit any need. In this blog post, we’ll show […]

What Is Kelvin Color Temperature?

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Did you know that the hottest thing in the universe is the surface of a dead star in the Red Spider Nebula which is around 250,000 F? Whatever the case, the temperature is an important thing. What you might not know is that temperature plays a big part even in lighting and the color of […]

How to Determine Bathroom Vanity Light Sizes

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The average person spends around 30 minutes each morning getting ready for the day, making adequate lighting in the bathroom essential. There’s nothing more frustrating than squinting while you’re attempting to apply mascara or fix your hair because you don’t have enough lighting above your vanity. Get your morning off to the right start with a properly-lit bathroom. […]

What Are Lumens in Lighting?

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How can you change the feel of a room in a second? With the right lighting. A bright, cheerful light can make a room feel happy and inviting. While a softer, more subdued light can make a room feel calm and relaxing. But before you can buy the perfect light bulbs, you’ll need to learn […]

How Many Christmas Lights for Christmas Trees?

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There are approximately 25 to 30 million real Christmas trees sold in the US each year. American Christmas tree farms usually grow close to 350 million trees each year. Buying and decorating a Christmas tree is a holiday tradition for most American families. This is a huge part of Christmas and is usually at the center of […]

The Different Kinds of Light Bulbs Explained

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LED, CFL, HID—finding the best light bulbs online for a building or room isn’t always easy with so many options. Plus, you have to consider the difference between lumens and watts, the color temperature, whether you want regular bulbs or smart technology, and so on. Lighting is crucial to both increasing the functionality of an […]