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Fitting Outdoor Replacement Light Covers

Fitting Outdoor Replacement Light Covers

Shopping for outdoor replacement light covers online can be a tricky business. Tricky because your never really quite sure your going to get the replacement part that you're looking for right? Browsing through numerous sizes, shapes and styles online, you may in fact find the perfect replacement light cover for your outdoor post or walkway. But, it won't be right…

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Wrap Lenses 101: Efficacy vs Efficiency

Wrap Lenses 101: Efficacy vs Efficiency

Whenever you flick a light switch it’s easy to forget how much science is behind the light you use. It’s easy to head down to Walmart, pick up a pack of bulbs, pop off those wrap lenses and stick one in the empty socket. How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb? You – just you.…

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How to Cut your Fluorescent Wrap Lens Down to Size

How to Cut your Fluorescent Wrap Lens Down to Size

Summer seems to be a good time to get all of those home improvement projects out of the way. Perhaps you’ve been concentrating on some outdoor endeavors, but now you’re ready to begin on the interior. Has your significant other been bugging you about replacing those old fluorescent light bulbs with something a little more modern? From the kitchen to…

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Light Filters Helping Kids Learn

Light Filters Helping Kids Learn

Over the years there have been many attempts to reform the public education system in America. Worries about our students’ diminishing competitiveness when compared to the rest of the world have led to legislative reforms and more versions of standardized testing. It’s debatable whether or not these new educational benchmarks are actually being met or whether they are really effective.…

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Cash in Big when Switching out Your Plastic Light Covers

Cash in Big when Switching out Your Plastic Light Covers

The time has come. You’re finally sick of staring at those faded and cracked and not-so transparent plastic light covers in your home. It seem like such an easy thing to do, but finding time to go around identifying each fixture and suitable replacements that are not only aesthetically suitable, but within your budget is something that can take much…

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Transitioning your Home to LED Lighting

Transitioning your Home to LED Lighting

Federal legislation for replacing old incandescent bulbs has come and gone. As of today, you’ll be hard pressed to find the familiar orange glow of these first lightbulbs at hardware stores or Wal-mart. Now, they may still be alive and well in your own home, but sooner or later you have to come to terms with the fact that they…

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DIY Fluorescent Light Saber Project

DIY Fluorescent Light Saber Project

Don’t worry, it’s NOT a TRAP! Last month the new Star Wars trailer was released to much fanatical fan fervor. Once people composed themselves enough and were able to wipe away those last few blurry tears they went at it on the internet breaking the trailer down and discussing its high and low points. Just what all the new characters,…

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Looking Through the Lens with Ghostland Observatory

Looking Through the Lens with Ghostland Observatory

Ghostland Observatory is an American music duo based in Austin, Texas. Their music has been described as a combination of rock, funk, electro-dance, and soul. They have a cult-like following of fans that are obsessed not only with their sick beats and crunchy guitar hooks, but especially with their live performances. Diffuser Specialist had the privilege of sitting down with band-mate Thomas…

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Innovative Bar Lighting Ideas

Innovative Bar Lighting Ideas

If you’ve followed our blog at Diffuser Specialist, we’re certain you’ve come to enjoy our articles full of useful information about home lighting products and repair. Another thing you may have noticed about our blog is that we also love trailblazing lighting design installations that turn simple fluorescent lighting solutions into wondrous works of art. Today we’re going to have…

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Be Safe with Electrical Warning Tape

Be Safe with Electrical Warning Tape

Next time you aim to do your own electrical work on your next lighting project, make sure you make safety a priority. If you find that you need to access the main electrical line leading into your home, be certain you know how to determine the appropriate depth and location of the lines before you attempt to dig them up.…

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