Ceiling lights are a must-have feature in any room. Whether you don’t like the previous homeowner’s taste or you’re just ready for an update, ceiling lights can revitalize your home space. It may be even easier than you think--just follow these steps to safely switch out those old light fixtures for a new look. What you’ll need: Screwdriver . . .
How Many Light Bulbs Do You Need? Understanding Lumens
Are you updating your light bulbs, but not sure how bright you need them? Or how many bulbs your room needs? You’re not alone in the confusion. It can be difficult reading the package in the hardware store and understanding what the bulb will do for your home. This post will briefly touch on how lumens work and then guide you on how to make . . .
A Guide to the Basic Types of Light and How to Use Them In Your Home
Light is all around us, controls what we do and how our body runs. Yet, most people haven’t given much thought to the kinds of light that surround them. In this article, we’ll cover the basics of both as we explain how to use light to your advantage. Types of Light in Interior Design When we talk about interior design, there are a lot of different . . .
3 Ways to Layer Light and Level Up Your Interior Design
Have you ever been to a friend’s house whose home has that X factor? Something that made it seem really inviting even if their decor wasn’t notably upscale? That friend probably had great lighting. Color, shape, and texture are the building blocks of interior design--but lighting dictates how everything comes together. So, what goes into a . . .
Step-by-Step Guide to Home Lighting Renovation
How to Plan, Prioritize, Budget, and Make it Happen Updating the lighting in your home is one of the quickest ways to give your house a facelift. It’s easy to accidentally overspend on your house’s lighting if you don’t have the right information, but not to worry! With a few pro tips and some help from A & W Lighting, your home will feel brighter and . . .
How to Use Patterns and Textures in Every Room of Your Home to Personalize Your Space
Interior design trends seem to cycle back and forth every five to ten years. And right on cue, after a long stretch of neutral minimalism, maxalimist living has taken designers and influencers by storm! The rise of maximalist design doesn’t mean you have to redo your entire home. But it gives you an excellent opportunity to touch up your . . .
Create a Balanced Home with Warm Light
Did you know that the color of the lights in your home has an affect on your health? Both your sleep and your mental health can be influenced by the type of light you’re exposed to during the day, and it’s about more than just the lightbulbs in your bedside lamp. In 2020, people spent an average of 13 or more hours a day on screens. Many of us . . .
How to Fix a Noisy Ceiling Fan
Ceiling fans can change your life - or at the very least your outlook on life - with just a flip of the switch on a hot, stuffy, muggy day. There’s something magical about the way they can change the entire way a room feels, making it comfortable in seconds. But what happens when this miracle-worker of a ceiling fixture starts affecting the . . .
2023 Interior Design Trend: Creating a Cozy House that Feels Like Home
It’s 2023 and this is your wake-up call! Your home needs you - it’s ready for a refresh! This year, we’re all looking for a respite from the stress that always seems to work its way in. Designing a comfortable home will make you feel the extra happiness and productivity you’ve been in desperate need of. These 3 expert tips will make your home a . . .
Home Lighting and Interior Design 101: Top Interior Design Tips From The Lighting Experts
Have you ever walked through your home and wondered, “why did my stuff look cuter online/in-store?” If you have, there’s a decent chance the problem is your home lighting. Product images and store displays always have excellent lighting, showing you the best possible version of their decor, paint samples, art, and furniture. But if you buy that . . .
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