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Lighting Sources

2019-03-25 11:52:34 Pubslished In:

A good lighting source will make your room really shine. Here’s what you need to know when choosing light sources.

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Portable Table and Floor Lamps

2019-03-22 11:20:40 Pubslished In: Home Light Fixtures

Table and floor lamps fall into the portable category, but rarely do they move around once placed in the home. These lamps provide fill lighting and a great deal of task lighting in the room. While the “portables” allow you to put light where you want, they also impact the style of the room they are in. Lamps are useful when putting the finishing touch on a room. They are also used for specific functions, like working at a desk.

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Wall Sconces vs. Vanity Sconces

2019-03-18 13:16:19 Pubslished In: Home Light Fixtures

On the surface, wall sconces and vanity sconces might seem like the same thing. After all, they’re wall lighting products that are flush mounted to the wall. They even look the same. The fact is, though, they serve different specific purposes, and should generally be used in different parts of the house.

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Today, there are so many different kinds of lights on the market, it can be hard to keep track of them all. When you’re shopping for specific interior design needs, though, you need to be specific. You need to know exactly what kind of light fits your home’s aesthetic and function. Here are some explanations of some of the most popular lighting products on the market.

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Ceiling Fans 101

2019-03-13 13:46:42 Pubslished In: Ceiling Fans

Ceiling fans are an incredibly useful fixture for any home. They can cool us instantly, push out unwanted smoke or smells, or even help to heat our home when set in reverse motion. There are even ceiling fans with lights attached, so that you can have the benefits of a ceiling light and a ceiling fan all in one fixture.

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Flush Mount Vs Semi-Flush Mount Light Fixtures

2019-03-11 11:53:35 Pubslished In:

Flush mounted lights and semi-flush mounted lights are both fashionable and functional ways to provide ambient lighting for your home. They both save space and come in a huge variety of finishes, styles, and brands. You can find the perfect mounted light or semi-flush mounted light for any home or room.

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Understanding the function of various types of lighting fixtures available and the direct effect these fixtures may have on how you use your space as well as the feeling they give to the room. Planning an efficient layout and following recommended design guidelines can help ensure that you end up with a stylish room that’s functional, comfortable, and beautiful.

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Track lighting and recessed lighting are both excellent ways to provide task lighting in your home. They are similar in function, but vastly different in the way in which they achieve this function. 

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Modern lighting products not only have the benefit of brighter, more energy efficient lights, but they also have the luxury of being able to be UL Wet Rated, UL Damp Rated, or UL Dry rated, depending on the customer’s intended use for the product. 

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When it comes to lighting your house, or any part of interior design, for that matter, style is all about personal preference. 

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Before we get into the difference between types of ceiling fans, let’s talk about ceiling fans in general. Ceiling fans are an absolute necessity for any home. 

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Beautiful Things Lighting Weekly News Update 2/18-2/24

2019-02-20 14:42:04 Pubslished In:

Welcome to the Beautiful Things Lighting Weekly News Update. Here we will discuss our different weekly internet and in-store promotions, some lighting tips and trends, as well as industry news. Check back each week for updated information!

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Understanding Light Bulb Terminology

2019-02-18 16:34:38 Pubslished In:

With today’s technology and consumer market, there are several different options when it comes to types of lightbulbs. 

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Ellen DeGeneres To Launch Interior Lighting Collection

2019-02-15 14:58:19 Pubslished In:

Beautiful Things Lighting is extremely proud to announce that we have access to the new ED Ellen DeGeneres Crafted by Generation Lighting collection.

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Safety is important for all products, but especially for the lights that you buy. Unfortunately, safety ratings are often labeled with industry jargon or unrecognizable abbreviations. 

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Beautiful Things Lighting Weekly News Update 2/11-2/17

2019-02-11 17:11:47 Pubslished In:

Welcome to the Inaugural Beautiful Things Lighting Weekly News Update. Here we will discuss our different weekly internet and in-store promotions, some lighting tips and trends, as well as industry news. Check back each week for updated information!

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Your living room is likely one of the most frequently used rooms in your home. From relaxing with family and friends, to watching television, to reading a good book, this room serves many purposes, and proper lighting is key to making your space multi-functional. 

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Do I Need a Large Ceiling Fan?

2019-02-07 10:11:19 Pubslished In: Ceiling Fans

Fans have obvious use in any home. They provide cool air directly onto a person, giving the relieving sensation of wind on your skin in contrast to the hot weather. 

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What to Consider When Shopping for LED Bulbs

2019-01-22 15:46:29 Pubslished In: LED Lighting

Today, LED bulbs are the most efficient, longest lasting, and often the most suitable choice for residential lighting. However, the slightly higher upfront cost, along with the variations in light output and color temperature, can make the switch to LEDs feel somewhat daunting. 

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Avoid These 5 Common Lighting Mistakes

2019-01-21 16:06:54 Pubslished In: Home Light Fixtures

While there are plenty of ways you can bring new life to your home through lighting design, there are also some common mistakes to avoid.

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As a family-owned business with over 25 years of experience in the lighting industry, we are absolutely dedicated to providing our customers with the best in light fixtures, indoor and outdoor lighting products, and superior customer service.  We have decided to continue our life’s work by launching our very own in-house lighting options, and we are so excited to continue offering the best in home lighting with our own designs!

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A Smarter Approach to Exterior Lighting

2018-05-25 18:46:59 Pubslished In: Outdoor Design

There was a time when an overly bright floodlight shining down from the eaves or from up in a tree (and perhaps directly into the eyes of you and your guests) was considered acceptable outdoor lighting. These days, homeowners know better and expect more. Outdoor lighting options are now more efficient, effective and attractive.

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Whether getting dressed, shaving, applying makeup or styling your hair, there are a variety of important tasks that take place in the bathroom mirror. Therefore, the quality of light in the bathroom is more important than ever. There are a few key aspects to your light bulbs you want to consider when choosing bathroom lighting:

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Often overlooked, bathroom lighting is more than simply a functional light source. Lighting in a bathroom is obviously key for providing proper illumination for specific tasks, such as makeup application and shaving. Yet, the confines of such a small space make bathroom fixtures all the more noticeable and impactful on overall style and ambience.

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Table lamps can be used in a number of ways. You can install them beside your bed to read while everyone’s asleep, or can put them in your living room to help illuminate the entire space. In either case, these lamps can give a distinct look to your home and make it look more appealing. You have countless options regarding style and function when deciding how to illuminate your home to enhance its beauty.

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LED lights are powerful, effective, and seem to have opened the doorway to a totally different world. These lights help to save energy and cut down your electricity costs by up to 80%. Moreover, recoup the value for the money you invest in these LEDs, in just a couple of years.

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LED lights can help you save energy and cut down your electricity bill significantly. However, did you ever think these beautiful lights can stylize your home too?

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The type of ceiling fans we have today are totally different from what generation before us had. Modern-day fans are stylish, powerful, energy-efficient and even come with an inbuilt light. You have a wide assortment to choose from when you want to buy decorative ceiling fans for your home. You should, however, give consideration to a few points which can help you buy the right fans for your needs.

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Bring the Comfort of Inside to the Outside

2017-10-04 11:34:08 Pubslished In:

If you want to enjoy the outside of your home as much as the inside, then installing the new range of outdoor lighting fixtures could be a great idea. Many outdoor lighting fixtures look great and are engineered to endure the harsh elements of weather during all seasons and all weather. These outdoor fixtures, which include a combination of ceiling fans, hanging and upright lights and sconces, and overhead directional lights are thoughtfully designed so they can easily withstand any kind of weather without any damage. 

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As we’ve previously discussed, cleaning your chandeliers can be a bigger chore than any other sort of lighting fixture. When it comes to chandeliers with glass pendants, the pendants are often removable, which can be a positive and a negative depending on your approach. We don’t want you to be overwhelmed when cleaning your chandelier comes up on your list of chores, so we are here to help. Today, the Beautiful Things Lighting team wants to give you some more tips and tricks for cleaning the hanging crystal pendant chandeliers in your home and how you can do so effectively.

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Your home is full of light fixtures. You probably think of the chandeliers, overhead lighting, and reading lamps scattered across your rooms, giving your activities and your life some illumination. An often overlooked lighting fixture, though, is the sconce.

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Fluorescent and incandescent lighting are the two most common methods used to light your home. However, we are starting to see the emergence of light-emitting diode lighting, or more commonly known as LED. This form of lighting is becoming a viable option for an entire home and is a unique alternative if you are trying to mix things up.

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As we deal with the winter months, Florida will not be seeing too many cold snaps. However, our friends across other parts of the United States will be greeted by dropping temperatures and snowy road conditions. That thought sends shivers up our spines, but the palm trees ease our spirits a bit. 

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Lighting is a method of deliberately using light to provide an aesthetic or practical effect to a place or area. When done properly, it will not only enhance the appearance of your place, but can also have positive psychological effects on you and your loved ones.

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LED lighting is by far the most power-saving and smart solution for illumination available in the market today. They are the latest technology in lighting and offer a great alternative in replacing your current halogen or standard lights. 

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Things to Know About LED Lighting

2016-11-14 13:10:38 Pubslished In: LED Lighting

Searching for the best LED lighting in Florida for your home? LED, or Light Emitting Diode, is an excellent technology that can be used to make every room both practical and comfortable. This type of lighting uses a semiconductor to convert electricity into light.

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Fans come in a variety of shapes, styles, sizes and colors. It is important to look at the various factors such as purpose, ceiling height, lighting, and location before choosing any particular type of fan.

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Though small, LEDs are the most efficient and highly durable lighting options available these days. These bulbs consume less energy, last for a very long time, and provide excellent lighting, which has expanded the applications for LED use in the home.

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Lighting has become an integral part of the modern lifestyle. After all, who wants to live in the same dull and boring environment for ages? People are now looking for new, innovative ideas to renovate their place and make it look more appealing.

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Lighting or illumination is a way to instantly enhance the aesthetics of your home using artificial light sources such as light fixtures or by using natural illumination through windows, skylights or light shelves.

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Light is one of the most essential elements in our daily lives. Proper and appropriate lighting can enhance the overall look and feel of your home. It will also make daily tasks easier.

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LED lighting is gaining more and more prominence lately. From its versatility to longevity, there are a number of reasons to incorporate or completely convert your lighting systems and fixtures to LED. With this change does come some other factors to keep in mind, especially related to your light bulbs and what choosing these will entail.

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