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Choosing the Right Lamp for Your Home

The right lighting can change a room from stark and stressful to subtle and comforting in an instant. So choosing the right lighting is important and worth spending some time over.

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Mood Lighting

Lighting solutions are important for creating the right mood to suit a particular room. If the lights are too bright then your room will look stark and uninviting. Similarly if the lighting is too dim the room will become dreary and make you feel depressed. Here are some ideas for creating

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What Watt: Types of Bulbs

Once you have selected the perfect lighting fixture, you will need to explore your options, so that you can decide which is the best choice of light bulb for your needs. Although light bulbs are fairly basic in function, there are several different kinds to choose from.

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Light Temperature and Energy Saving in Your Home

We could not survive without artificial light, however the use of certain types of lighting does present some environmental issues involving energy efficiency and light pollution – one of the three main greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide (co2) is emitted whenever a light is turned on.

Kitchen lighting

Kitchen Lighting Options

When you’re lighting your kitchen you need to ensure that you have a good mix of lighting that meets your needs, including ceiling lighting recessed lighting underneath cabinets as well as suspended lighting over dining. It is always advantageous to speak to a lighting professional to help you bring light in to your kitchen exactly where you need it.

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Bathroom Lighting Ideas

A good bathroom lighting plan is comprised of a series of layers – placing ample light where it is needed for showers, shaving, or putting on makeup, for instance, while other light sources enhance the overall mood of the room.

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Living Room Lighting Options

One of the most popular and stunning lighting options for a living room is a chandelier. Chandeliers usually have a body, arms, candles and crystal ornamentation. The body is the central part to which the arms attach. The arms extend outward from the body and become the base for the candle.

Bedroom lighting

Choosing the Right Lighting for Your Bedroom

Whether your bedroom is a small room or a grand master suite your probably use it for more than just sleeping. Dark bedrooms are, of course, essential for when you’re catching up on your zzz’s but when you’re using your bedroom for other activities you need the right kind of lighting.

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Floor Lamps to Show Off a Floor

Once you have chosen your new floor then accessorise it carefully. The right light can really make all the difference when it comes to showing off your floor.