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Wholesale Lighting Solutions at Diffuser Specialist

Wholesale Lighting Solutions at Diffuser Specialist

At Diffuser Specialist, thousands of amazing companies rely on us every day for wholesale light lenses, light diffuser panels, replacement lenses – you name it! We love our customers and enjoy serving these companies daily. We ship nationally and internationally and all of our clientele enjoys the benefits of our fully stocked warehouse. With thousands of products to choose from…

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Vapor Tights Protect your Lights from Humidity

Vapor Tights Protect your Lights from Humidity

There are few things more annoying than a fluorescent light that hums, buzzes, or flickers incessantly. In fact, studies have shown that the flicker effect from fluorescent lights coupled with the UV radiation they give off can be detrimental to the eyes over time and cause fatigue (not to mention all that annoyance leading to stress). Sometimes it’s simply a…

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Recessed Lighting 101: Channel Mounts

Recessed Lighting 101: Channel Mounts

At Diffuser Specialist, our highlighted area of expertise tends to center around large, area lighting and industrial fluorescent light fixtures. What you may not know is that we also care about the much smaller, more aesthetic niches of lighting that offer a sense of character and hospitality to your home. Today we’re going to take a look at a simple…

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Smart Lighting: The Wave of the Future

Smart Lighting: The Wave of the Future

Over the last five years, there has been a push to introduce smart technology into the home.  Refrigerators are smart, T.Vs are smart, and now, so is lighting.  While the push towards smart lighting has been slow, the possibilities now seem endless for this new lighting fad.  But could the push for smart technology in the home end up costing…

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Globe Lighting: The Solution to Your Lighting Problems

Globe Lighting: The Solution to Your Lighting Problems

Light covers are all around you in your day-to-day life, and they each serve a different function.  Crate lighting covers the bright fluorescent tube bulbs that rest parallel to ceilings; cone covers cause light to shoot in a certain direction, but there is an underutilized type of light cover that may give you the right look for your business.  Globe…

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Lighting Covers and Your Health

Lighting Covers and Your Health

We all have those long nights where we just can’t seem to get to sleep.  It’s a common problem, and has been since the dawn of humanity.  But the problem of sleep deprivation has increased dramatically in recent years, especially since the early 1900s when light bulbs were first introduced en mass.  We now live in an age of perpetual…

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Are LEDs the Future of Lighting?

Are LEDs the Future of Lighting?

 Over the past twenty years, there have been major leaps in lighting technology.  Companies began developing new and more efficient ways to light your world.  The compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL) that came out of factories around the country seemed as though they would last forever, but it wasn’t long before a better, brighter technology knocked CFLs off of their pedestal. …

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Eggcrate Fluorescent Light Covers Save You Money

Eggcrate Fluorescent Light Covers Save You Money

When it comes to maintenance in your home or business, finding ways to cut down costs are always on your mind. Your lighting solutions are no exception. Perhaps you’ve made a transition to newer, more energy efficient fluorescent bulbs or replaced old fixtures. This is a great start, but what if there was an additional way you could save money…

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Metal Fluorescent Light Covers: Function and Attraction

Metal Fluorescent Light Covers: Function and Attraction

Look up right now at the lights in the room. Chances are if you’re at work you’re looking at some fluorescent lights. If so, there’s a very good chance that the fluorescent light cover covering the bulb is plastic. Plastic is modern marvel and is used in virtually every product that is produced in our country. When it comes to…

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The Oldest Light Bulb in the World

The Oldest Light Bulb in the World

Today’s compact fluorescent and LED bulbs might last longer than some older incandescent bulbs, but you’ll still have to pull out the ladder eventually.  While that may be true today, in Livermore, California, there’s a bulb that, aside from a few moving mishaps, hasn’t burned out in 114 years. The Origin of the Blub Most of us attribute the invention…

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