How To Size A Chandelier

10How to figure out the size of your chandelier? Now that you have decided what type of fixture best reveals your personality, you need to calculate the size your light fixture should be to best compliment the target room.  This is the time to use restraint.  That ten foot diameter behemoth you saw in the Aragon Ballroom will not fit anywhere in your house unless …

Flush and Semi-Flush Lights

difference between flush and semi flush

00Flush vs Semi-Flush Mount Lights Realistically if you have seven foot tall ceilings in your hallways it would be highly impractical to have a pendant light or a modern chandelier.  That doesn’t mean you can’t have something attractive; you could use upwards facing sconces, and the indirect lighting would be delightfully different, but most people use a reasonably traditional ceiling fixture. Flush-mount Flush-mount fixtures are …

A Few Quick Tips About Ceiling Fans

A Few Quick Tips About Ceiling Fans

10Fans are a Breeze One of the best ways to optimize our cooling and heating dollars is to keep the air moving.  Ceiling Fans neither cool nor heat the air, but they do average the temperature.  The original fan, designed back in the 1800s, was large, bulky, and ran on Alternating current, and was consequently noisy. Modern technology has given us the induction motor, which …

Different Types of Lamps

different style lamps

30Illuminating You about Lamps From torchieres to banker’s lamps to touch lamps, the variety is almost endless.  Do Tiffany lamps appeal to you?  How about a couple of lamp post placements at the end of your driveway to guide your guests, or even strung throughout the garden or around the pool so people don’t have to stumble around in the dark? Practically all modern lamps …

Choosing The Right Light Fixture

Choosing The Right Light Fixture

10The right light fixtures can play a big part in creating an inviting ambiance within your home and a well lit home can feel very welcoming and warm. Whether you are aiming for a romantic and dark effect or a cheery and bright one, the correct choice of light fixtures can do it all! Determine the Type of Lighting You Require for Your Home There …

Choosing The Right Ceiling Fan

Choosing The Right Ceiling Fan

00If you to want improve the air ventilation in your home and reduce the bills for your heating or cooling systems; consider installing ceiling fans around the house. New models of ceiling fans are not only energy efficient and lighter, but they are also available in a variety of styles and colors that will make them suitable for any room and every décor theme. Here’s …

Chandelier VS Pendant: The Difference

the difference between chandelier vs pendant

01Nothing adds instant elegance to a room like a beautiful chandelier.  As a source of light, it automatically attracts the eye; as art, it attracts the mind.  Scintillating, sparkling, dynamic or still, it sets the tone for the whole room.           This is especially important when you have purchased a new home.  You can settle for what you’ve been given, or you can create something …