November 24, 2015

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Tips to choose the perfect light bulb for your lighting fixture

People invest a good amount of money in buying and installing lighting fixtures within their homes. Yet to provide sufficient illumination to rooms, considerable attention needs to be paid to the light bulb which is being installed within the room. If you are going to install lighting fixtures in your home within a few days, then you will need to have a good understanding of basics of light bulbs. First, match the wattage amount of the light bulb with light fixture.

All light bulbs come with a specific wattage, which usually ranges between 40-120 watts. Similarly all light fixtures come with a maximum wattage amount. So, you will need to choose a light bulb with a wattage amount which is lower or equal to the maximum wattage of the lighting fixture. This is because a light bulb with wattage over the maximum capacity a lighting fixture can handle can cause the outbreak of fire.

perfect light bulb for lighting fixture

The next thing that you will need to take into consideration is the amount of light the bulb will emit. It is measured in lumens. The greater the number of lumens, the brighter will be the light emitted by the bulb. So, if you are planning to use a light bulb for illuminating a big room, you need to go for one which comes with at least 1000 lumens.

Next, you will need to pay attention to the durability of the light bulb. The life span of each bulb tends to vary. If you are going to install the bulb in a lighting fixture, go for the one that has a greater durability as compared to the one that is used in a table lamp.

LED bulbs have the longest durability among all light bulbs you would come across. Usually, they come with a warranty period of 15,000 hours. Also take into account the energy costs associated with the light bulb. Traditional light bulbs are not known to be energy efficient. Therefore, you will need to go for the ones that come with a low lifetime cost. Though you may have to pay a higher price while buying such a bulb, you will derive benefits of choosing  in the long run.





November 21, 2015


Crystal Wall Lighting-The buzzword for homeowners

Lighting forms a vital aspect of the interior decoration process. Your home can look inviting and cozy to guests only if it has a sufficient amount of illumination. Crystal chandeliers have always been a popular option for homeowners for use  as a lighting source on their ceiling walls. This is because it lends an old world charm to the room. Here are some ways in which you can select a crystal chandelier which enhances the look of your room:-

First, measure the floor area within your room. Also take into account the distance between the floor and your ceiling wall. As crystal chandeliers are quite big in size, you should install them in rooms with high ceilings. Height is a major factor that you will need to pay more attention to, so as to ensure that you room doesn’t look cluttered with furniture.

living room crystal chandelier

If you are planning to install the crystal chandelier in your room living room, then you will need to measure the distance between the ceiling and table. This will help you to take the size of the appropriate lighting fixture for installation. The chandelier design should go well with the decor theme of the room.

If you prefer a vintage look, then crystal chandelier would be the ideal wall lighting source. However, if you want to add a rustic charm to your room then antler chandeliers would be a better option. Mini chandeliers are ideal for use in the hallway.

So how would you install a chandelier? While looking for the best spot in your home to hang your crystal chandelier, compare its size with the size of your room. If you  have a medium sized room, then you should go for a small sized chandelier.

While installing the chandelier, check its weight. If you find that it doesn’t match with the weight of the present lighting fixture, then it would be wise for you not to replace the ceiling junction box. On the other hand, if it is heavy, then you will have to buy and install a new ceiling box that can support the weight of the chandelier.

Then, disconnect the power plug connected to it. You can check whether the electricity is out with the help of a circuit tester. Remove the old fixture and find out the way it was installed by using tapes to mark the wear. At the next step, you will need to install a hardware to the mounting strap. Screw the mounting strap to the junction box. Twist the wire in a clockwise direction. You can also take the help of the manufacturer’s manual for other details related to installation.






November 18, 2015


Decoration themes with modern ceiling lights

The look of a room speaks volumes about the decor tastes and preferences of its owner. To bring about a change in ambiance of your room, you need to choose ceiling lights with care. If you have a low ceiling, then it would be wise to avoid using chandeliers as they are more suitable for installation in rooms with high ceilings and sufficient space. Feature pendants are a better option since it distributes light equally to all parts of the room. It is better to use these lighting fixtures in rooms that require a sufficient amount of light.

Installing lighting fixtures in rooms with small ceilings is often a big challenge. If your rooms have low ceilings, then you will need to make sure that the lighting is installed on the ceiling. Flush mounts could be a good option for use in such rooms. They are most suitable for installation in rooms with ceilings that are 7 feet high or even lower. On the other hand, if you are planning to instal semi-flush fixtures then you should opt for ceilings that have a height between 7 and 9 feet high. Both fixtures offer ambient lightmodern ceiling lights

You can also consider installing recessed lighting fixtures in your ceiling. It is suitable for lighting rooms with low ceilings. While selecting the color of the lighting fixtures, you will have to assess whether the paint color of the room belongs to the cool or warm color part of color spectrum. If the room is painted in bright colors like yellow, then you will need to go for a warmer lighting fixture. On the other hand, if it is painted in blue or green, then a brighter, cooler light source would be the best option.

The color temperature of the lighting fixture isn’t the only factor that influences the way we see color. The brightness of light or lumen is also an important aspect. Rooms with dark paints absorb a greater amount of light as compared to the ones with light shades. However, they look dull if there isn’t sufficient light. The greater the brightness of lighting, the better will be the look of the paint on your wall.

 

November 06, 2015

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Decoration themes with modern ceiling lights

The look of a room speaks volumes about the decor tastes and preferences of its owner. To bring about a change in ambiance of your room, you need to choose ceiling lights with care. If you have a low ceiling, then it would be wise to avoid using chandeliers as they are more suitable for installation in rooms with high ceilings and sufficient space. Feature pendants are a better option since it distributes light equally to all parts of the room. It is better to use these lighting fixtures in rooms that require a sufficient amount of light.

Installing lighting fixtures in rooms with small ceilings is often a big challenge. If your rooms have low ceilings, then you will need to make sure that the lighting is installed on the ceiling. Flush mounts could be a good option for use in such rooms. They are most suitable for installation in rooms with ceilings that are 7 feet high or even lower. On the other hand, if you are planning to instal semi-flush fixtures then you should opt for ceilings that have a height between 7 and 9 feet high. Both fixtures offer ambient light.

modern ceiling lights

 

You can also consider installing recessed lighting fixtures in your ceiling. It is suitable for lighting rooms with low ceilings. While selecting the color of the lighting fixtures, you will have to assess whether the paint color of the room belongs to the cool or warm color part of color spectrum. If the room is painted in bright colors like yellow, then you will need to go for a warmer lighting fixture. On the other hand, if it is painted in blue or green, then a brighter, cooler light source would be the best option.

The color temperature of the lighting fixture isn’t the only factor that influences the way we see color. The brightness of light or lumen is also an important aspect. Rooms with dark paints absorb a greater amount of light as compared to the ones with light shades. However, they look dull if there isn’t sufficient light. The greater the brightness of lighting, the better will be the look of the paint on your wall.

November 04, 2015

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Give your home an instant makeover with ceiling lighting fixtures

When you decide to give your home a new look, lighting is an area which you will need to take into consideration. You need to be very particular about the color of ceiling light fixtures you install. If you intend to maximize the exposure of space, then you will need to go for white light. The higher the intensity of white light within the room, the greater will be the visibility of accessories within the room.

Ceiling light fixtures are of five types- flush mount lights, pendant lights, ceiling fans with lights, recessed lights and chandeliers. Flush mount lights are the most widely used type of ceiling fixtures in homes. They are mounted with edges to their cover flush against the ceiling. You can use them in any room apart from the living and dining room. Their unnoticeable structure makes them suitable for use in smaller rooms.

ceiling lighting fixtures

Recessed lights are simple, but can offer sufficient light to large rooms. They are most suitable for use as support for lighting fixtures like chandeliers and pendant lights. You can also consider installing them with dimmers to ensure that light can be controlled to create a specific atmosphere. 

Ceiling fans that come with light are functional and are best suited for use in rooms that require sufficient air circulation, such as the bedroom. If you are planning to opt for task lights, then you should opt for pendant lights. By placing them over your bathroom and kitchen, you can ensure that users are safe. Pendants also add elegance to the rooms.

ceiling light

 

Chandeliers are made from different materials like crystal and glass. They are normally lengthy and are therefore suitable for installation in rooms with high ceilings such as the living room.

So how would you select a ceiling light fixture? First, make up your mind on the amount of light you would like to have within the room. The lighting needs of each room tends to be different. You will have to keep this in mind while looking for a ceiling light fixture.

Kitchen is an area which requires a lot of light, to ensure easy cooking. You can consider installing recessed lights since they can offer a sufficient amount of light to your room. While selecting a fixture for your bedroom, you will need to take into consideration the exact purpose which the room serves.

Though dim light can provide the necessary relaxation to your body and mind, you may require bright light for reading. Select a lighting fixture that goes well with the overall look of your home. Your home will get the exact makeover which you want it to have.



October 30, 2015


Know How Good Lighting Can Change Your Mood

Lighting plays a very important role in a room. Not only can it improve the mood of the room, but it can also even create a deception about the size of the room. Designing an interior goes with the kind of lighting you are using for that place. Just the use of right lighting can transform your room into a combination of style and elegance. All you need to focus on is, how are you going achieve it.

The basic purpose of designing a house is making space, the right choice of light may help you. It is important that you manage the color of the lighting you are using in your room. Using the right type of lighting, of the right color can enhance the overall look of your room. Darker color lights make your room look small and clumsy, whereas, lights that offer lighter tone makes the room look big and classy. If you want to soften the wall colors and don't want to spend money on painting them, you can opt for directional lighting. If you want to illuminate the ground instead of the wall, use lights that make you feel like you are following a path. Like something guiding you to move ahead.

ground lighting

Just a light can change the entire atmosphere of your place. How do you feel when you step into the church? The moment you step into the church, the lighting just creates a divine effect and makes your brain calm and quiet. It gives you a soothing effect, an effect that relaxes you from inside out.

Now, What do you experience when you enter a lounge? You suddenly get thrilled, there is an adrenalin rush in your blood. No matter what your mood was, it will somehow convince you to enjoy.

dim lights

How about a dinner date with your beloved on the beach. Dim lights and a bottle of champagne? What will you feel? It will create a romantic ambience around you, and you will be on top of the world.

But, did you just notice, every place has one thing in common, Lights. But was it offering the same experience? Not! And now you realise the importance of lighting.

Choosing the right lighting isn't about installing the latest skylight, it's about blending your place with natural and artificial sources of light and still maintaining a balance between the two.

October 14, 2015


Crystal Table Lamps - The Ideal Lighting Fixture For Your Home

Lighting fixtures are a major area for investment for homeowners who wish to bring out a change in the decor of their room. If you are one of them, then you would be looking for a lighting fixture which can enhance the look of your room in a major way. If you go by existing home decor trends, you will find that crystal table lamps have gained popularity among homeowners.

The strong point of crystal table lamps lies in the availability of a wide range of designs. The Reynard Table Lamp French Gold(5 Light Traditional Crystal Table Lamp) includes the finest quality of chandelier crystals and comes with a wide range of finishes and colors.


The Metro Small Orb Crystal Table Lamp(3 Light Modern Crystal Table Lamp) on the other hand is a suitable option if you intend to give your room a contemporary look. It comes with a three year warranty. Apart from the availability of a wide range of designs, these lighting fixtures have refractive capability which offers a totally different source of lighting within any room of your house. 


Compared to other lighting fixtures, crystal table lamps have more flexibility. You can use them as a focal point either for your dining table or room. But the real problem that most buyers face is in selection. To start with, you will need to take measurements of the area where you want to install the crystal table lamp. This will ensure that you opt for the one of appropriate size which matches well with decor and dimensions of your room.

Once you have a good idea about the table lamp size, you will need to consider the height and wattage required to provide illumination to your room. Wattage will depend on the size of your room. If the light fixtures installed within the room offer sufficient light, then you will need to go for a low wattage.Installing lighting fixtures with different wattage within a single room will help you to create different moods within the area.

All table lamps come with a shade. This is an area where you will need to be careful about the size and design to ensure that it goes well with the overall aesthetics of your room. Opting for an LED light bulb can help you save a substantial amount of money on your energy bills.

September 30, 2015


Selecting The Right Crystal Vanity Lighting For Your Bathroom

The bathroom is the only place where a lady has enough time to take of herself and be on her own. If your gut is telling you that your bathroom has a drab look, then it’s probably about that time that you replace the vanity light of your bathroom. Crystal vanity lighting can add a touch of grace and elegance to your powder room, making it welcoming and more presentable.  

The availability of warm light with good brightness will provide you with the exact ambience to add finishing touches to your makeup and see yourself in the mirror. To revamp your bathroom in an interesting way, it is important to take into account the bathroom pattern you have, so the overall look in design mesh well.

Vanity lights are usually installed at the sides of a vanity mirror. Ambient ceiling vanity lights are usually placed in the middle of the ceiling. If your bathroom has a lot of space and has two vanities, then lighting a single one would enough to mirror the other.

Bar lighting is also an important factor which you will require on a daily basis, while applying makeup. It will ensure that you don’t have uneven makeup in your face. To make your special moments worth noting, you can choose light bulbs to avoid eye burning glare once you get within the bathroom.

The crystal vanity lighting that you select should provide you with sufficient light to ensure comfortable, hassle free grooming. Therefore, you should avoid any lighting fixture that comes with a glare.

Wise selection of bathroom lighting design is as important as another aspect of your bathroom’s aesthetics. Bright and uniform lighting plays an effective role in reducing glare and shadows.

A softer version of vanity lighting will make your bathroom look larger than it really is. It will increase your comfort space within the bathroom. Another trick that you can apply to increase the room’s volume is to make use of a suspended light fixture, provided you have a high bathroom ceiling.

Apart from functionality and aesthetic factors, you also need to ensure that the fixture that you apply is environment friendly. One way through which you can do that is to opt for fluorescent bulbs as an alternative to incandescent ones. Your power consumption levels will go down significantly over a period of short time. Browse through our inventory of vanity lighting and get your inspiration today!

September 29, 2015


Home Decoration Ideas With Crystal Foyer Lighting

Lighting forms a major part of a home’s renovation plan. If you intend to give the entrance hall of your home a more sophisticated look, then crystal foyer lighting is the ideal option that you should go for. When it comes to location, you need to pay attention to your home’s entryway. This part of the house acts as the entrance through which guests enter your residence.

A poorly lit porch would create a dull view of your home and ruin people’s impression about you. Equally important is the entrance hall. You can repaint and repaint it and add more life to the area by adding furniture and paintings. Proper illumination is must to make the room look more inviting. It will create a comfortable atmosphere which will make your guests feel relaxed.

To add a touch of luxury to your home, you can consider combining different foyer lighting accessories. If you intend to go for a two storied lighting, then use a foyer chandelier with a number of lower wall sconces. If you have issues with space, then you can select smaller ones as well.

On the other hand, if a single head fixture is something that you have on the top of your mind, then you can install a foyer lighting on a dim switch. It will let you alter the illumination level at different times of the day and create an ambiance according your preference. You can also make efficient use of foyer lighting in the outer part of the house. You can, for instance, you have some trees in your backyard, and then you can decorate them with interesting foyer lighting.

You can also choose chandeliers on the basis of the location on which they will be installed. Based on the structure of your home, you can go for a temporary or permanent lighting arrangements. The type of light fixture that you use also depends on season and time of the day when you will be using them. So, you need to take all these factors into consideration once you start looking for lighting fixtures.

Lighting appliances are not items that you buy on the regular basis. So, a little bit of homework will open your eyes to the plus and minus points of the crystal foyers that are available in the market. Come, be a catalyst of change you want to be in your house.
September 14, 2015


A Quick View On Online Chandelier Shopping

’We sit in the mud… and reach for the stars.’’ - Ivan Turgenev

Many individuals strive to achieve perfection in whatever they do. If you are a perfectionist, then you will spend a good deal of time in beautifying your home. Chandeliers are widely sought after for the glamor they add to a room. A dining room is a great place for hanging a chandelier, it is one of the main places where you entertain guests on a regular basis. You will be able to easily install it if the chandelier’s weight suits the existing wiring and mounting hardware you have within the room.

Installing a small or medium size chandelier is something that you can do on your own. However, if you are hanging a big, heavy fixture, then it would be wise to approach a licensed electrician to handle the task. While choosing the fixture, you will have to take three factors into consideration.

First and foremost, you will need to concentrate on the height of your ceiling and room size. If you have a larger room with high ceilings, then you will require bigger fixtures.

You can have a clear perception of the different types of chandeliers that are available on the market. Apart from its height and size, you will also need to determine the height of your dining room, along with the size and shape of the dining room table. The chandelier that you opt for should go well with the furniture within the room.

While measuring your dining room, make it a point to measure the dining table and any other dining furniture that you may have. If the room serves as your living room, then you will need to measure other furniture pieces like your couch, coffee table or other piece of furniture. It will make it easy for you to decide the size of the chandelier that you wish to buy. Measure the height as well as width of the furniture that you intend to hang over the chandelier, to find the perfect size. Soon, your home will get the facelift that you have only dreamed of!

Measurement is another aspect that you will need to pay equal attention to. Normally, installing the chandelier at a height of 28-30 inches above the dining table is OK. However, you can install it at a higher or lower position, depending upon your likes, chandelier size and the height of your ceiling.