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Maria Theresa chandeliers, named after an Austrian empress of the 18th century are everything a chandelier should aspire to be: spectacular, stylish and magnificent. Representing the splendor of a bygone era, these chandeliers sparkle in traditional settings but also go very well with a contemporary theme.

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It’s spring fix-up time! The weather is getting warmer and motivated homeowners start tackling their spring to-do lists. Projects range from painting the house exterior to smaller, less daunting tasks such as cleaning, simple repairs or updates. If you’re leaning toward the simpler, less expensive route, why not update your lighting? Replacing dated lighting adds pizazz to a space without breaking the bank!

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Lighting Cleaning & Care Instructions

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Compact fluorescent light bulbs

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One of the biggest trends in the last 20 years is how to save energy through lower power consumption. And of course, lighting is one of those critical energy wasters for many home users regardless of the size of a home. It takes a certain amount of electrical energy to light an average person’s home and great reductions can be made. By now, most people know this is a reality with compact fluorescent light bulbs where energy reduction can be as much a 75% with a …

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Skylights: What do I want to look through and why?

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Types of Crystals used in Chandeliers

Nov 12, 2012 by GoldenageUSA.com

With a touch of crystal and a shimmer of light, crystal chandeliers have been around for a long time as symbols of opulence and luxury. Chandeliers have a lot of history behind them that can be all the way traced back to 16th century.

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How to Pick Recessed Lighting

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Recessed lighting has become an extremely popular lighting system for just about every room of the house. It provides great overall light as well as task lighting and accent lighting. It can wash a room in an even flood of light, or direct light in any direction. When choosing recessed lighting there are two main things to keep in mind: housing and trim.

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How to Install a Dimmer

Jul 17, 2012 by Block Lighting

These instructions are for a single-pole switch and a basic dimmer. For those who don’t know what that means, it’s simply one switch connected to a single light or group of lights. A 3-way switch is two switches connected to the same light or group of lights. Instructions vary slightly for different dimmers and types of switches. Make sure you know what you have, and read manufacturer notes before beginning.

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Jul 11, 2012 by Block Lighting

The family portrait sits upon the fireplace, and though there is plenty of light in the grate, there is little cast upon the picture above. Lighting your artwork not only shows off the things you love, but can enhance the lighting in the room, by offering dimension. Lighting artwork properly can illuminate the details, showing sides of the work that could not be seen before. Lighting artwork will also direct your guests attention, showing them the things you want them to see the most.

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Jul 09, 2012 by Block Lighting

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Colors have the ability to effect the way we approach our lives. Standing in a calming, logical blue room your decision making may be better.

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Jul 05, 2012 by Block Lighting

If you haven’t taken a look at some landscaping ideas check out some of our other articles, if you have read them, great! This article will help with installing your landscape lighting system. We hope to help you with more of the specific things such at mounting the transformer, hiding the cable, and what you should do if you have new property and hope to install landscape lighting.

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