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Improve your Kitchen with a Fluorescent Light Cover

Improve your Kitchen with a Fluorescent Light Cover

The kitchen is one of the most important spaces in the home. Why? It's where we prepare the meals that are central to our body's nourishment. It's where we cook, clean and spend quality time with family. Why shouldn't it be treated like the other important spaces in the house in terms of interior aesthetic - the living room, dining…

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How to Replace a Dome Ceiling Light Fixture

How to Replace a Dome Ceiling Light Fixture

Light fixtures come in many different shapes and sizes depending on the environments they're in and they're uses. The types of lighting that need the most maintenance usually fall within the home decor category. Ceiling fan lights, recessed lights, living room, kitchen and bathroom lights are the most frequently used, so naturally they require routine upkeep. Before I show you…

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LED Lighting Changes the Way We See Sports

LED Lighting Changes the Way We See Sports

It's a beautiful thing, when you're watching your favorite NFL team on TV and you can literally see the droplets of sweat rolling down the players faces. Makes you appreciate technology and how far we've come since tube TV's. Plasma screens are one of the best screens to watch the big games on, but there are other things at work…

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3 Lighting Fails Ruining the Feng Shui in your Home

3 Lighting Fails Ruining the Feng Shui in your Home

These are the three seemingly obvious lighting problems that are more common in homes and offices across the U.S than you would think.   Problem 1: Incandescent Bulbs Why are people still using incandescent bulbs? It might be that familiar glow that reminds you of your grandfathers desk lamp or the the old hanging barn light that reminds you of your…

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5 Classiest and Most Distinguished Lighting DIY Projects

5 Classiest and Most Distinguished Lighting DIY Projects

#DIY: A World Wide Phenomenon The #DIY movement is a fascinating and revealing look into what the global community of internet users can accomplish together. Across the web, and through multiple social media platforms, users post and repost instructions to create essentially everything by hand, from designs which mimic and emulate the current trends of home décor, to delectable recipes…

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Prismatic Lighting vs. Parabolic Lighting for Offices

Prismatic Lighting vs. Parabolic Lighting for Offices

There are many variations of fluorescent light fixtures in office spaces, but all of them have one common goal. The goal: to light the workspace efficiently for optimal performance. The reason there isn't one lighting solution for every office is simple. People have different opinions about lighting in the room, concerning output, color rendering and distribution. There are two common…

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3 Very Cool Home Lighting Projects for Summer

3 Very Cool Home Lighting Projects for Summer

One of these lighting projects can actually save your life, according to a video that surfaced in 2007. I'm not talking about a string of Christmas lights attached to paper cups. I'm talking about an emergency concoction, made of Mountain Dew, that you can easily bring with you on a camping trip or wherever you decide to adventure this summer.…

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8 Basic Steps to Replace Your Light Fixture

8 Basic Steps to Replace Your Light Fixture

If your up for the challenge, we've got a few steps to help you easily change a lighting fixture in your home or office. It is not recommended for persons without basic electrical knowledge to replace their own light fixtures, so if the instructions are not clear in any way, do not attempt without consulting and electrician first.  Step 1 Find the breaker…

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Upgrading to LED Lighting in 2014

Upgrading to LED Lighting in 2014

In lighting news recently, LED lighting is catching on for indoor facilities, as well as outdoor. Outdoor sporting arenas, parking lots and airports across the country are just a few examples of the growing interests in the new wave of LED lighting.  LED Airstrip Upgrades at DIA Denver International Airport is getting an LED lighting upgrade soon. The Mile High…

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Why Wrap Lenses and Flat Sheets Are Great for Offices

Why Wrap Lenses and Flat Sheets Are Great for Offices

Trying to figure out what kind of lighting to go with in your office? It seems trendy offices are sprouting up all over the block. I mean, after all, the average white collar worker spends 40-50 hours a week at an office desk. That's a lot of time to spend sitting under inefficient lighting. The reason many offices (even the…

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