How-To's & Tips

How-To's & Tips

We are continually adding new and informative tools and tips to help you achieve your home lighting and decor goals. From installation guides to placement and style choices, you can jump-start your confidence now. Even if you don't consider yourself a DIY type of person, you may be surprised at just how easy it can be to make it happen.

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Why Lighting Matters - Lighting Tips

Posted on July 16, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - Why Lighting Matters - Lighting Tips
Sure, we could tell you that Lighting is essential because without it, we are all sitting around in the dark. And we acknowledge that even poorly designed lighting lets you see. But lighting is really a "quality-of-life" issue. Do you want to feel proud of your home and do you appreciate how a well conceived space can make you feel better about today? At its core, effective lighting CAN make your life dramatically more enjoyable. Lighting impacts your mood. Poorly conceived lighting will create an instant negative vibe. And great lighting can lift you up without you even knowing why.

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Distressed Outdoor Lighting Disease

Posted on July 16, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - Distressed Outdoor Lighting Disease

6 OUT OF 10 HOMES in America have Distressed Outdoor Lighting Disease YOURS MAY BE ONE OF THEM

Does your home suffer from the following symptoms:

  • Cheap brass or painted fixtures that can't withstand winter storms or summer sun
  • Unattractive Outdoor Lights that don't match the style of your home
  • Plain “builder model” outdoor lights that are just too small
  • (Front lights should be about 25% as high as your front door)
  • The strange feeling that your old light fixtures are hurting your “curb appeal” and dragging down your home's value? 

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Bathroom Lighting Tips

Posted on June 23, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - Bathroom Lighting Tips

Great Bathroom lighting is achieved from several layers of light.  Vanity lights should be complimented with recessed, natural and if you have room, a semi flush light. . 

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6 Essential Outdoor Lighting Tips

Posted on June 23, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - 6 Essential Outdoor Lighting Tips
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.

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Pendant Lighting Basics

Posted on May 28, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - Pendant Lighting Basics
Pendant lights are usually 9 inches or more in diameter. Some might call them chandeliers, but pendants are usually more contained and less "sprawling" than a chandelier. If you are looking for a smaller pendant, check out our mini-pendants. Pendant lights are commonly available in single or multiple pieces that ensure a distinctive appeal and alluring effect. The intensity of light required to illuminate any area can be decided by the choice of bulb used in the lighting fixture. Pendant fixtures are used with dim and natural lights to give the best possible effect to any room.

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Decorating with Lighting

Posted on May 28, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - Decorating with Lighting
Welcome to the wonderful world of lighting. See what you can do with a couple of lighting fixtures that take your home and make it to the stage. There are several kinds of lighting fixtures that can add charm and elegance to a simple residence, especially if you know how to make use of simple downward and upward lighting concepts.

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Lighting Overiew

Posted on May 28, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - Lighting Overiew
All sorts of lighting products are available here at LampsUSA, depending on the kind of fixtures you need to complement your present home decor. It doesn’t even have to be limited to home design; you can also dress up your office space and make it look a lot more professional with effective lighting products. From task to ambient to direct, overhead lighting, we have products from leading lighting manufacturers that provide both functionality and aesthetic appeal. Coming in a variety of designs, our lighting products are built to impress over the long haul.

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Home Decor & Accessories

Posted on May 28, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - Home Decor & Accessories
Home accessories are gaining importance with the need to give the home a more polished look. There are a variety of home decor accessories you can choose from to spruce up your home. These accessories can convert a rather simple looking area or corner in your home to a stylish and trendy one. Moreover, strategically placing home accessories can be a challenging yet fulfilling task when setting up your ideal home.

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Space Saving Tips

Posted on May 27, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - Space Saving Tips
Trouble staying organized? Have a lot of stuff, but not a lot of room? We know that when you’re balancing school, work, roommates, boyfriends, girlfriends, and other activities, it’s really hard to maintain an organized living space. 
Check out these easy solutions for controlling the clutter:

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Flush & Semi-Flush Basics

Posted on May 27, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - Flush & Semi-Flush Basics
Flush Mount or Semi-Flush Mount lights are likely the most common lighting fixtures in your home. They are versatile, don’t require much space, and are available in a multitude of styles and finishes. Close-to-ceiling lights are natural choices for closets, hallways, and small rooms. Just because you don’t have the space for a large, elaborate light fixture, doesn’t mean you have to settle for plain, boring lights. So how do you pick the perfect ceiling light? Follow these easy steps:

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Sconce Lighting Basics

Posted on May 27, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - Sconce Lighting Basics
The term “sconce” implies an ornamental bracket fixed to the wall with an electric light or candle. Don't think of a french pastry, Wall sconces have been used to light hallways and for general lighting purposes since its inception. Wall sconces can be used to suit the personal taste and décor of any room such as: hallways, bedrooms, stairways, dining rooms, living rooms and bathrooms. Wall sconces are also used in commercial spaces such as: museums, art galleries, trade show exhibits, offices, restaurants, taverns, hotel rooms etc.

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