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 […]

How To Plan and Hang Patio Lights

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A recent study shows that people are starting to spend time in their backgrounds, grilling, dining, exercising, and playing. However, the same study states that about 88% of Americans aren’t satisfied with their outdoor space and plan to improve it in the future. Your outdoor patio should be a place where you can go to enjoy the fresh air […]

How to Troubleshoot Christmas Lights

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42% of Americans choose to decorate the exterior of their homes each holiday season. Although decorating for Christmas can be a lot of fun, it can be frustrating if your Christmas lights aren’t working as they should. If you’ve kept your Christmas lights in storage during the year, you may find that they don’t light up as they should once […]

What is the Lighting Specification Process?

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Lighting shouldn’t be an afterthought. It’s integral to any architectural design. Yet, it takes more than just selecting and installing the residential or commercial light fixtures themselves. Lighting design should be planned alongside your building elements. Lights add dimension, depth, and mood to your design. You also have to think about electrical wiring ahead of time, […]

7 Important Elements of the Lighting Design Process

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Reports show that 29% of American homes are turning away from incandescent lighting. While many are focusing on other lighting options for their home. Lighting is so important in a home, when it comes to comfort and visual appeal. That is why the lighting design process is so important for contractors. You need to make sure […]

13 Low-Cost Ways to Upgrade Fluorescent Light Fixtures to LED

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The use of fluorescent lights has fallen by over 50% since 2015. As technological advances in lighting lead to more efficient light sources, finding ways to upgrade fixtures becomes more important. Fluorescent light fixtures are a popular choice for many commercial properties and residential buildings, but they can often look outdated and dull. Upgrading your fluorescent […]

Outdoor Christmas Light ideas for the Roof

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Do you want to make sure your roof Christmas lights stand out from the competition? Then you should consider some fun new ideas for your LED Christmas lights. There are many things you can do with roof light colors and patterns. But where should you start? What kind of theme should you choose? Keep reading and learn […]

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 […]

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 […]