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Lightbulb FAQs

The lighting industry is changing quickly. New legislation, phaseouts and technologies are affecting the options we have available to illuminate our homes. We share the top five frequently asked questions (and answers) as recently found in Better Homes and Gardens’ Lighting magazine. Q: I’ve heard that 100-watt bulbs are now banned, and 75-watt and 60-watt […]

Interior Design,  Progress Lighting

Lighting by room: Workrooms

In our “Lighting by room” blog series, we borrow ideas and tips from the most recent issue of Better Homes & Gardens’ Lighting magazine – while offering suggestions for lighting fixtures from our own collections. Enjoy! How do you use your home office? Is it just a space where you to work from home, or […]

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Lighting by room: Bathroom

In our new “Lighting by room” blog series, we borrow ideas and tips from the most recent issue of Better Homes & Gardens’ Lighting magazine – while offering suggestions for lighting fixtures from our own collections. Enjoy! Bedrooms have the ability to be both practical-minded and beautiful retreats. Properly illuminating your bedroom can help create […]

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Lighting by room: Entryways

In our new “Lighting by room” blog series, we borrow ideas and tips from the most recent issue of Better Homes & Gardens’ Lighting magazine – while offering suggestions for lighting fixtures from our own collections. Enjoy! ——————————————————————————————————————— Well-lit entries and hallways welcome and safely guide family and friends into a home. When choosing light […]

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Weekly lighting round-up

This week, our favorite articles and blog posts revolved around social media, economic improvements and beautiful interiors. Hope you enjoy reading these as much as we did! Social media has revolutionized social media – Mashable.com Top 5 Cities with the Lowest Unemployment Rate – MultiFamily Executive Velvet Shows Piles of Playfulness – Houzz.com 8 Great […]

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What do you want to do at your kitchen island?

Kitchens are the gathering spots of today’s home – and islands are stylish workspaces that help make these areas efficient and inviting. So, what do you want to do at your kitchen island? Knowing the goal of this space will help you design the perfect station. Cook. An island meant for cooking includes appliances such […]

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Kitchen and Bath Remodeling: Budget Basics

When you’re serious about starting a kitchen or bath remodel, “planning” is the magic word – it ensures you money doesn’t run down the drain (no pun intended). Follow the planning pointers below – as shared in Better Homes and Gardens’ Kitchen and Bath Makeovers – to take the guesswork out of budgeting for a […]