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Category "Lighting"

Why choose switch plates?

Why choose switch plates?

Switch plates in your home are used to turn lights off and on. Switch plates are also covered by special covers - either which come standard and which are usually white plastic, or which are decorative - to hide the electrical work. When you are putting in lights, you likely want to choose both the switch plates themselves and the switch plate covers in order to get the best possible functionality and style for your home.
How to make your own globe light

How to make your own globe light

The first globe was not like the ones we know today. It was made in 140 BC by Crates of Mallus. As his knowledge of the world did not include such details as Australia, China, or the Americas, it must have been sketchy indeed though round. The globes today are more accurate and readily available. One drawback is that they are ever-changing, thanks to the addition of new countries. Rather than throw these out-of-date globes away, make your own floating globe light and add interest and illumination to your home.
How to compare the prices of Just Blinds

How to compare the prices of Just Blinds

Breathing is essential to every human on earth and this is provided by using doors and windows in the homes in which we live. The general tendency of humans is to be stylish in every way and hence, they go for interior decoration of their home. When it comes to windows, they use various kinds of blinds.
The facts about the Candle Supply Company

The facts about the Candle Supply Company

Are you a professional in decoration? Do you like decorating your own house with unique candles and candle holders? In any case, if you are out of decorative ideas and need some inspiration, read the following article. Find out all the interesting facts that you should know about the Candle Supply Company and its products.
The pros and cons of coloured light bulbs

The pros and cons of coloured light bulbs

Light is something that none of us can be without, even not at home or work either. Light in its natural form only lasts for about half a day, but for the rest of each day, we need another light source, and the light source that we commonly depend on, comes from a bulb. Without electricity though, any light bulb means nothing. This article will discuss the pros and cons of coloured light bulbs.
Tips for installing wall lighting

Tips for installing wall lighting

Most wall and ceiling lighting fixtures are easily mountable as they fit into standard electrical outlets. You need a fixture strap or a stud in addition to a plain or an extension nipple for mounting these lighting fixtures. Any other special fixtures required for mounting a light is usually provided by the manufacturer. The article below provides you with useful tips that you could consider when installing wall lighting.
Where to buy baby lamps

Where to buy baby lamps

When decorating a nursery or a child's room, the baby lamps make all the difference in the world. It can be a fun baby lamp shade or themed light that comes with the ceiling fan or as part of a set. It can be a reassuring night lamp or a floor lamp. There are chandeliers, light strings, table lamps, wall lamps and many more choices.
How to install a light fitting

How to install a light fitting

By installing new lighting and lamps to your home, you can create a new level of ambiance or atmosphere through the careful selection of your chosen lighting. If your DIY skills are required simply to make the room or area of your home a brighter place, then read on to discover how to install a light fitting.
Where to buy a bathroom light

Where to buy a bathroom light

Are you re-doing your bathroom? Whether you're investing money in your bathroom, or just perhaps need a new bathroom light, finding a good light can be tricky. Here are some tips to finding the places to buy a good bathroom light.
Where to buy a white table lamp

Where to buy a white table lamp

A white table lamp is a stylish choice for any home and looks perfect in both modern and more traditional interiors. Whether you're looking for small or large lamps, it is guaranteed that you will have a product out there for you. This article takes a look at where to find fabulous white table lamp to suit your home and your budget.
Where to buy a paper floor lamp

Where to buy a paper floor lamp

When the first paper lantern was made, it was not used for illumination, but as a signal for the military. Zhuge Liange created the first lantern 2000 years ago and used it to signal to his troops. By the Yuan Dynasty, the lantern became a sign of hope and celebration. Buying a paper floor lamp will add style as well as a sense of history to any room.
A guide to buying a green table lamp

A guide to buying a green table lamp

Green is a particularly versatile colour for the home. Bright and lime green accessories add a pop of colour in modern interiors, while pale, sage hues create a natural look which is perfect for calming living rooms, dining rooms and conservatories. This article takes a look at where to buy attractive green table lamps to suit all types of home decor.
A guide to buying modern outdoor lighting

A guide to buying modern outdoor lighting

Walking around your garden, dining on building’s roof or sitting on your patio, there does come a certain time of day when you need a little illumination to do this. If your style is industrial chic, earth muffin or city slicker, there is indeed a style of lighting for you to choose when you buy modern outdoor lighting. Hence, this article will provide you with a guide to buying modern outdoor lighting.
A guide to GE light bulbs

A guide to GE light bulbs

General Electric or GE is a lighting company which produces a wide variety of light bulbs for the home, office and industrial settings.
Globe lighting: The facts

Globe lighting: The facts

In the days before the invention of the light bulb, moonlight was the only way to illuminate the outside world after sunset. Many people would use vast arrays of candles to help light up both their interior and their gardens. Fortunately, the invention of the light bulb eventually led to the creation of lighting such as outdoor globe lights. Here is a guide to their use in the current ecological climate.