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Lampshade Buyer's Guide
Posted on June 24, 2015 by Paul West | 2 comments
Buyer's Guides - Lampshade Buyer's Guide
Consider the Use

Reading lamps need a wider shade to provide plenty of light. 

Consider the Room - What is the color and style of your room? Will the lamp have a starring role or compliment its surroundings?

Consider the Bulb
Be sure you have 2-3 inch separation from bulb to shade, especially for higher wattage bulbs. Be sure the top opening is wide enough to vent the heat. Compact Fluorescent bulbs are great for most lamps because they burn cooler, but you may need larger harp since CFL's are taller than standard light bulbs.

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Task Lighting Buyer's Guide
Posted on June 09, 2015 by Daniel B | 0 comments
Buyer's Guides - Task Lighting Buyer's Guide
Are you having trouble sewing, reading, or typing because of inadequate and incorrect lighting? A task lamp should allow you to do these intricate and detailed work with the least amount of eye strain and fatigue. Task lamps have been specially designed so that you get proper illumination to efficiently perform task or hobbies that require plenty of high contrasting lighting.

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Pendant Lighting Buyer's Guide
Posted on May 25, 2015 by Daniel B | 0 comments
Buyer's Guides - Pendant Lighting Buyer's Guide
Pendants have become increasingly popular when current kitchen trends moved to an open floor plan, placing the kitchen into the public area and increasing its usage as a gathering space. Pendants help break up the open space and provided comfortable lighting with a dramatic visual impact. They are designed as great decorative lighting, which says a lot about your personal style. Decorative lighting is meant to be seen and add huge visual style to a room. Because of this, pendants come in a large array of colors, designs, and sizes.

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Desk Lamp Buyer's Guide
Posted on May 21, 2015 by Daniel B | 0 comments
Buyer's Guides - Desk Lamp Buyer's Guide

The right desk lamp can be a helpful tool for your office, library, or study room. These lamps do more than just provide lighting, they can also create an environment best suited for working without straining and stressing the eyes. A good desk lamp should possess the perfect balance of function and form, and holds the necessary features that are best suited for your tasks.

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How to Buy a Wall Sconce
Posted on May 13, 2015 by Daniel Brielmaier | 0 comments
Buyer's Guides - How to Buy a Wall Sconce
Wall Sconces offer a unique lighting quality that overhead and portable lighting can not offer. Sconces have a distinct aesthetic quality that instantly changes the atmosphere of any living space. Wall sconces come in a wide variety of styles for an array of lighting and décor needs. As such, you might need some help regarding how to buy a wall sconce. There are different kinds of materials wall sconces can be made from, brass, wood, and iron, are some of the more popular, although other materials are use too. Depending on several factors, you need to select the right sconce that will blend perfectly with the space you intend to decorate or illuminate.

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Outdoor Lighting Secrets
Posted on April 30, 2015 by Ed Lecciones | 0 comments
Buyer's Guides - Outdoor Lighting Secrets
Upgrading your outdoor lighting is one of the quickest ways to improve your curb appeal. Plus you get the added bonus of making your home safer and more secure. But how do you make the right choice? Learn a few tips from the lighting pros at LampsUSA.com

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Floor Lamps Buyer's Guide
Posted on April 30, 2015 by Daniel B | 0 comments
Buyer's Guides - Floor Lamps Buyer's Guide

If you need adequate ambient light for a larger room and don't want to hire an electrician, floor lamps are your best bet. These convenient lighting fixtures can be placed near chairs, couches, and tables to serve as a task light. They can also be moved from one area or another, wherever additional illumination is needed. Plus, giving it a whole new look is as quick as changing its shade. 

The problem is that there are thousands of floor lamps in various styles, colors, and materials imaginable. This might be a good thing, considering that you will have more options for your finicky standards but such wide range can also be a cause for a massive headache, as you will have a hard time choosing that one perfect floor lamp that will work best for your needs as well as for your room’s existing décor.

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Dining Chandelier Buyer's Guide
Posted on April 26, 2015 by Daniel B | 0 comments
Buyer's Guides - Dining Chandelier Buyer's Guide
A chandelier greatly affects the atmosphere in your dining room. Through a well-chosen chandelier, you can create the mood you want and bring full circle the design of the place where you hold family meals and gatherings. However, pick the right chandelier for your dining room can be a bit hard, what with all the factors that you should consider. Thus, you can surely benefit from guidelines that help you pick just the right lighting fixture.

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Ceiling Fan Buyer's Guide
Posted on April 25, 2015 by Daniel B | 0 comments
Buyer's Guides - Ceiling Fan Buyer's Guide

Choosing the right ceiling fan is more than just picking the right style and color. There are some key points that you want to keep in mind so that you make sure you get the right fan- so you not only cool your room correctly and efficiently, but you get years of use and enjoyment from your fan. Use our ceiling fan guide to help pick the perfect fan for your home.

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Full Spectrum Buyer's Guide
Posted on April 21, 2015 by Daniel B | 0 comments
Buyer's Guides - Full Spectrum Buyer's Guide

Full Spectrum lamps harness the full range of UV light that the sun provides. Full spectrum lamps cast a clean and true light, and effectively emulates the sun. This is especially useful for those who benefit from this type of light. Artists, readers, craftspeople, or those who are unable to spend much time in natural sunlight benefit from balanced, full spectrum lamps

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Foyer Chandelier Buyer's Guide
Posted on April 14, 2015 by Daniel B | 0 comments
Buyer's Guides - Foyer Chandelier Buyer's Guide
Buying a foyer chandelier for your hallway is more often than not neglected by most homeowners. As such, they tend to overlook that fact that a foyer chandelier should be carefully chosen if it is to create a visually stunning impact in the space where it is meant to be installed. So, here are a few simple tips you can follow on how to buy a foyer chandelier.

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