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Holiday Lighting Safety Tips

The holidays just wouldn’t feel so magical without the special sparkle that festive lighting sheds on the busy short days of the season. Be it the kids getting excited by the glittering Santa sleigh (complete with reindeer and a pile of presents!) that lights up a neighbour’s roof or the adults basking in the indoor twinkle at an evening party, we all love the wonder and ambiance that seasonal lighting brings.

But poor holiday lighting choices can pose serious safety risks. No worries though, this tip list is all you need to keep your home and family safe.

A fresh and safe Christmas tree

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Lighting Your Home Office

When setting up their home office, most people tend to focus on the big purchase items–the desk, chair, and filing system. Lighting often comes up as an afterthought–and yet, poor lighting can cause eyestrain, headaches, and is most certainly not a mood enhancer. Pay attention, fellow workaholics, because considering the high percentage of time we spend toiling away, it makes sense to create a setting with optimal lighting.

Here’s what you need to know:

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How to Layer Lighting in your Home

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Lighting a home might not be quite as simple as you’d think—but it doesn’t have to be overly complicated, either. Comfort, utility, and beauty can be obtained by using layered lighting: Ambient light to provide general illumination and repose, task lighting for utilitarian jobs and accent lighting to adorn any room. Layering your lighting just means going beyond the basic overhead general lighting and purposefully arranging different types of lighting to form a cohesive and functional light-scape. Here’s how!

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Pot Lighting Buyer’s Guide

For a clean look and ample illumination, recessed pot lights are what you want for nearly every room in your house. Knowing how to choose the right lights is the first step to a lighter, brighter space.

Recessed lighting can be one of the quickest ways to update and illuminate a house. But if done wrong, it can result in uncomfortable lighting or a dated appearance. It can be a daunting project to take on in your home, but not to worry: Here, we’ve answered the most common questions from our customers.

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How to Select the Right Chandelier

Chandeliers have been used in dining rooms and foyers since a long time ago, but lately chandeliers are gaining popularity in unexpected places. This traditional lighting fixture can be found in kitchens, bedrooms, walk-in closets and even bathrooms.

Chandeliers are not only eye-catching light fixtures but also a great source of ambient light, they can serve as a focal point around which you can put together the design of the entire room.

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Home Theater Lighting

Good lighting in a home theater room requires a blend of ambient and accent lighting to enhance your viewing, avoid eyestrain and make the room practical to move around in after the movie. Lighting Techniques for Home Theater For ambient…

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Five Frequent Home Lighting Mistakes

There are plenty of ways to bring new life to your home through lighting design; however, there are also some common mistakes that can keep your lighting from actually making your home shine. It’s not unusual for homeowners to revamp…

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Boost Your Home Value with The Right Lighting

The lighting design in your property could have a significant effect on the home’s appeal to potential buyers. While this may seem unexpected, something as simple as the correct lighting can improve both the value and charm of your home. How Interior…

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3 Stylish Ways to Light Your Bathroom

Your bathroom is that place of your home where you can lock yourself inside, and have the privacy of your own room when needed. Bathrooms are like sanctuaries for some people, and lighting can really make a difference in this…

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