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Category "Lighting"

How to install cable track lighting

How to install cable track lighting

A good way to improve the lighting within a room is to give it a makeover by using the cable track lighting. This system enables you to individually highlight many areas of a room by adjusting each individual light to suit your needs. To learn how to install cable track lighting, read the guide below.
Guide to buying cabinet lighting

Guide to buying cabinet lighting

If you want your kitchen to look like a place straight out of the pages of an interior decor magazine, you need to invest in various kitchen unit lights. Installing cabinet lighting is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to give your cooking space a face-lift. Keep reading to know a few aspects of buying cabinet light and under counter lighting.
Where to buy crystal lighting

Where to buy crystal lighting

Crystal home lighting solutions are perfect for adding a touch of luxury to contemporary and traditional interiors alike. Whether you're looking for pendant lighting, such as glass ceiling chandeliers or lighting features for wall mounting, there is something out there for you. The following article takes a look at where to buy chandeliers and crystal lighting for bathrooms, bedrooms and living rooms, to help you to get that sumptuous style in your home.
Five great window cleaning tips

Five great window cleaning tips

Cleaning your window is unavoidable. Whether you are doing it for household purposes or as a cleaning business, the aim is the same - clean windows. This article provides you with five all-time great cleaning tips.
A guide to buying kitchen ceiling lighting

A guide to buying kitchen ceiling lighting

The very early kitchens were similar to those of primitive humans in that it was centred around the fire pit where food was cooked. The Medieval kitchen featured an open hearth, while the Tudor kitchens had the open fireplace. The kitchen range entered the picture in Industrial Revolution, then began to grow to its present size as it is today. The kitchen is the heart of the house. Thus, choosing the proper lighting for it is important.
A buyer's guide to kitchen pendant lighting

A buyer's guide to kitchen pendant lighting

Lighting in kitchens is important in facilitating kitchen operations by providing well-illuminated work spaces. Pendant lighting is particularly useful for islands and peninsulas where lighting from walls may not suffice. Kitchens act as social hubs for the family and may be equipped with breakfast bars making lighting designs an important consideration. Read this buyer’s guide for information on kitchen pendant lighting.
Where to buy replacement lamp shades

Where to buy replacement lamp shades

Sometimes, you can find the perfect lamp, but the shade isn't quite right. Alternatively, your favourite shade might be so worn that it's time to replace it. Whatever your reasons for looking for a new lampshade, this article explores where to buy replacement lamp shades to help you find the right product at a price to suit your budget.
A guide to French shabby chic

A guide to French shabby chic

French shabby chic takes on a style similar to other shabby chic styles, with an abundance of knick-knacks, a mixing of patterns, distressed furniture, and a vintage feel. Using playful and unique accent pieces and choosing the right matching colours is essential to the French shabby style.
How to fix flickering strip lights

How to fix flickering strip lights

Strip lights can become a nightmare when they start to flicker. This can not only be very irritating but will probably mean sooner or later you are going to be left in the dark. The important thing then when your lights start flickering, is not to ignore them. In fact, fixing them is a relatively straightforward job, here is how to do it.
Where to buy glass lamps

Where to buy glass lamps

Whilst some people might consider a lamp just to be a lamp, there are many people who require something that is a little bit special - something that adds a little more touch to a room whilst also being a functional and useful item in its own right. In this respect, a stylish and elegant lamp can certainly give a little extra flair to the home. The following article will show you where to buy glass lamps.
A guide to bathroom lighting design

A guide to bathroom lighting design

Interior lighting conditions of a bathroom are important both functionally and aesthetically. With bathroom designs gearing towards increased comfort, good lighting can create a desirable ambience enabling users to relax and enjoy this space. Good illumination prevents accidents on bathroom floors which are often prone to falling hazards. Read this guide to bathroom lighting design for information on types of lighting, design considerations and resources.
A guide to arts and crafts lighting

A guide to arts and crafts lighting

The Arts and Crafts movement was inspired by John Ruskin, Walter Crane and William Morris, socialists and artisans who believed in the worker’s rights. It began in 1860, in England. Known as the Mission Style in the United States, it included Tiffany, Stickley and Frank Lloyd Wright. The designs of the Arts and Crafts movement reflected in arts and crafts lighting, which were influenced by Islamic and medieval designs, and featured angular lines. This article provides you with a guide to arts and crafts lighting.
A guide to buying a standing lamp

A guide to buying a standing lamp

Incorporating a standing lamp into a space can be both stylish and practical. A floor lamp is a statement piece, and it can be seen more as a piece of furniture or sculpture than a simple light. From simple elegant pieces to large masculine lights, there are many options available when buying a standing lamp. This article provides a guide to buying a standing lamp.
Plug-in wall lamps for kids: How to select one

Plug-in wall lamps for kids: How to select one

Lights have come a long way, The very first lights for mankind were fire. Fire allowed humans to conquer the night, or for a little while. Next came lamps and torches fuelled by grease and a fibre wick. By 1879, electric bulbs were invented and the hold-on light was over. Plug-in wall lamps does not only help to keep away the dark, but also the creatures who may lurk in it. Choosing a light for your child can be an amusing activity for both of you.
A guide to shop lighting

A guide to shop lighting

A well-lit shop is good for business. The selection of lamps and fixtures, their arrangement and design can help to highlight certain aspects of the shop and also to provide an environment better suited for working. It allows better and safer movement from one area to another as well. Read this article to learn more about shop lighting.