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How to Choose LED Recessed Pot Light Retrofit Kits

If you’ve decided to retrofit your recessed pot lighting with LEDs but you are not sure which product is right for you, this step-by-step guide can help you decide which LED retrofit modules to choose. What size do you need? If you’re replacing existing…

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How to Choose Track Lights

  Track lighting offers complete lighting design versatility. Set the perfect mood with ambient illumination or provide the proper accent light to live, work and play by. When a ceiling can’t accommodate recessed lights, because of beams, for example, track…

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Bathroom Lighting Options

bathroom lightingMirror and Vanity Lighting

This portion of the bathroom is by far the most important one to get the lighting just right. There are two types of lights in particular that work best for lighting up the sink and mirror.

You are going to want to have the light source between you and the mirror so that it doesn’t create any annoying shadows.

The most common choice is the vanity light bar, this sits above the mirror and casts light down the mirror surface so you have an even light across the entirety of the mirror.

Typically the vanity light bar should be 3/4 to the full width of the mirror. If your vanity area is a lot longer than the mirror is wide you may need additional lighting above those areas.

This could be easily done using small pendants evenly spaced in these areas. Another option is to install wall sconces on each side of the mirror, you will need to put them eye level or above so you are not blinded by the lights.

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LED Outdoor Lighting For Your Patio

The summer barbecue season is finally here! As the nightly temperatures continue to rise, you may be more and more tempted to invite guests to your deck or patio for some relaxing evenings.  That is, as long as it’s lit up properly. While outdoor meals are all sorts of fun, they can easily become irritating or even dangerous without proper lighting.

Here’s how LED lighting can and will help:

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Store Lighting Design Tips to Improve

1. Take a peek at the color of the walls in your shop. If they are white or a cooler color such as blue or green, then they are working against the ambiance you want to have. Using warm colors like amber,…

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Lighting Design Do and & Don’ts

Whether decorating only a room or a whole house, budget and style certainly influence the result, but true design victory is accomplished by addressing all the physical and psychological requirements and wants of the habitants. In short, make each person feel comfortable.

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