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Expert Living Room Ideas and Solutions
Posted on June 18, 2015 by Stephen Twining | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - Expert Living Room Ideas and Solutions
Making your living room or family room the most comfortable, relaxing place in your home is everyone’s goal. Should be easy, right? However, we all know that creating a spot to relax takes a lot of work! Living rooms get more use than any other room in the house and need to be able to flex to accommodate multiple needs without requiring a great deal of effort. With this in mind, here are some great idea generators and solutions that will assist with making your living room the center of comfort, laughter, relaxation and making memories!

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25 Lighting Tips for Seniors
Posted on June 08, 2015 by Steve Brielmaier | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - 25 Lighting Tips for Seniors
Aging eyes are only half as effective as a younger pair.  Older eyes have trouble seeing distances, distinguishing colors and looking at small fonts and other details. The glare that younger people do not mind is a major setback for older people because of their sensitivity to it. All these complications come along with age. Proper lighting becomes the most important tool to help seniors maintain their active lifestyle.  Inadequate lighting makes it harder to do daily tasks and can be really unsafe.   With a few adjustments, seniors can see better, live safer and happier lives.  First let’s look at what is happening to our eyes as we age.

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Pendant Lighting Basics
Posted on May 28, 2015 by Ed L | 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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Sconce Lighting Basics
Posted on May 27, 2015 by Ed L | 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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Decorating with Lighting
Posted on May 14, 2015 by Daniel Brielmaier | 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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Kitchen Lighting Basics
Posted on May 08, 2015 by Daniel Brielmaier | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - Kitchen Lighting Basics
Kitchen lights need to be bright, straightforward, and “down-to-business”. Depending on the layout of your kitchen, finding the right lights can help increase efficiency and attractiveness of your work area. LampsUSA has a variety of effective kitchen lighting products that will help you maximize the use of kitchen islands, granite counter-tops, and under-the-cabinet spaces.

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Lighting Overiew
Posted on May 07, 2015 by Ed L | 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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Why Lighting Matters - Lighting Tips
Posted on May 06, 2015 by Ed Lecciones | 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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Home Decor & Accessories
Posted on May 06, 2015 by Ed L | 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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Flush & Semi-Flush Basics
Posted on May 01, 2015 by Ed L | 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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World's Best Lighting Glossary
Posted on April 28, 2015 by Steve Brielmaier | 0 comments
How-To's & Tips - World's Best Lighting Glossary
The lighting and interior design industry have plenty of words and expressions you may not be familiar with. We've assembled a list of the most common ones to help you understand what you need to know as you become an educated lighting customer.

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