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The goal of our home lighting guides is to give you the information you need to make informed lighting decisions.

From tips and how-to's, to comprehensive buyer's guides, and lighting galleries, we try to take the guesswork out of buying lighting. Shopping for lighting requires many special considerations that frankly, most of us are unaware of. Our lighting guides are here to make you an informed customer & to provide you the tools you need.

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In Buyer's Guides: Lampshade Buyer's Guide

Posted on May 06, 2015 by Steve Brielmaier | 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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In Get The Look: The most Awesome Animal Lamps for Animal Lovers

Posted on May 19, 2015 by Paul West | 0 comments
Get The Look - The most Awesome Animal Lamps for Animal Lovers
You're an animal lover. We know your heart melts when you see them. You just can't help yourself. Well now there's a new way to get your fix. Populate your home with these awesome animal-themed lamps to unleash your love of the wild! Dog lovers, cat lovers, fish and bird lovers unite. Horses? Dragonflies? Unicorns? Well maybe not unicorns.

See for yourself. Anyone with a soft-spot for the beautiful animals in the world will feel enamored with these cute and sometimes classy reminders of our favorite friends.

And if you're a pet lover, a dog or cat owner, fishkeeper or bird lover, there's something here for you too. Show your favorite pet you love them even more with pet-themed decor.

Woof meow!

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