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Lighting Do’s and Don’ts

Have you ever thought your room somehow just doesn’t look complete, or wondered why that light you saw on an advert or in store doesn’t look as good in your space? It may just be a small tweak to get your room looking perfect. Here’s a few tips and tricks to follow from before choosing your light all the way to after it’s already installed in your space. DO… Find out how much weight your ceiling can handle before choosing your light. This is crucial and can save you a... Read More


5 Ways To Make Your Room Feel Bigger

Looking for ways to make your snug flat feel that little bit larger? Or if you’re simply wanting to make your cramped living room or bedroom seem much more spacious than they actually are, try some of these tips for fooling the eye! 1. USING CURTAINS TO HEIGHTEN THE ROOM Using a curtain rod that it wider than the width of your window will give you enough room to hang each curtain either side of the window, tricking the eye to think that the window is much larger than it... Read More


Energy Saving Tips For Your Home

We know better than anyone how expensive energy bills can get throughout the year and household lighting plays a big part in that expense. This has only became more apparent with the energy price cap in the UK increasing by a huge 54% this month. We want to do our best to help you keep your energy bills down, below we have provided some essential energy saving methods and products that may make a big difference in keeping your homes energy flowing. Energy Efficient Lighting It goes without saying that... Read More


Choosing The Right Colour Temperature

The colour temperature of your light bulbs are something many people may not consider when moving into a new home or installing a new light, yet the look and feel of a room can be greatly affected by your choice. Colour temperature refers to the colour of light that is emitted by a light bulb, which can then affect the atmosphere and mood created for your space. Colour temperature is measured using the Kelvin scale, where Kelvins are used to measure the temperature of an item and its relative energy.... Read More


How To Hang Your Lights At The Perfect Height

Hanging your lights can be challenging, as theres many questions such as how low should the light hang? How much distance should there be between each light? Where should the light be placed? These are all important questions to ask yourself when choosing the perfect light for your room and they can really make a big difference on how much your light will enhance your home. Hanging a light in a dining room or kitchen The dining area and kitchen of most modern homes have an average ceiling height of... Read More


How To Light Your Dining Room

The dining room can be home to some of the most unique and beautiful designs in a household, and at the center of that beauty is a well-placed and expertly crafted light. When chosen correctly there are many ways that your dining room lighting can be used to not only match the aesthetic and feel of the rest of the house through finish and material but also illuminate the room in a manner that enhances the rooms appearance. This can be achieved through a huge variation of over table lighting... Read More


How to choose the perfect light for your space

Choosing the right light for a space or multiple lights for your home can be difficult at times. There are many factors that come into play when searching for the perfect light, such as the right size to suit the room, how much of the room needs to be illuminated, keeping with the aesthetic of the room/home, etc. However it’s easier to figure out which to buy than one may think. When it comes to sizing, the main factors are your ceiling height, the size of the room and the... Read More


How to light your bathroom…

Your bathroom works harder per square metre than any other room in the house and your lighting needs to be up to the challenge too. As well as ensuring the fittings are appropriate for the bathroom and safely fitted, there are some important style pointers to think about too. Firstly, bathrooms are usually compact spaces filled with reflective surfaces such as mirrors, glass, and tiles. For a softer distribution of light which feels bright and clean without glare, choose fittings with opal / opaque glass or bulbs with a lower... Read More