Light Fixtures & Bulbs

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Patio Lighting on a Budget

Don't end the party just because the sun goes down.

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Our Favorite Affordable Smart Lights

They help control energy costs, among other functions.

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3 Easy Ways to Shorten Light Fixtures

No need to ditch your light fixture because it's too long!

A hand controlling lights in a ceiling with a smart phone.
9 Smart Light Fixtures Easy to DIY

Smart lighting for the home is now easier to install and cheaper than ever.

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Pros and Cons of Plastic Ceiling Panels

They're very easy to work with, which makes them appealing.

An LED lightbulb.
LED Lightbulbs: The How and Why

Read this to see what the LED hype is all about.

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How to Wire a Motion Sensor Flood Light

Precise wiring is required for all lights to function.

An outdoor flood light on a wooden wall.
5 Different Types of Flood Lights Explained

Flood lights can provide brighter light to a larger area.

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Ways to Get the Best Bathroom Lighting

To look your best, get some great lighting in the bathroom.

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Installing a Light Fixture

Brighten your room with a new light fixture in eight easy steps.

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6 Tips for Using a Halogen Light Bulb In Your Bathroom

A halogen light bulb can be excellent in the bathroom.

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How to Install a Hanging Light Fixture

Illuminate the ease of installing a hanging light.

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How Does an Infrared Temperature Sensor Work?

An infrared temperature sensor will monitor infrared light.

A motion sensor light.
How Does an Infrared Motion Sensor Work?

Infrared motion detectors are incredibly secure.

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3 Tips for Wiring an Antique Chandelier

An antique chandelier will add elements of history, charm, and elegance to your indoor decor.

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3 Garage Lighting Installation Tips

To install garage lighting in your home, you may be interested in finding out the best way to do it.

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3 Garage Lighting Wiring Tips

Shall it be hardwired or plugged in?

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4 Types of Incandescent Light Bulbs Explained

They're good at different things.

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Flourescent Light Fixture Repair

Fluorescent light fixture repair may be more simple than you think.

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Lighting Fixtures Demystified

Flush mount, or semi-flush?

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6 Practical Uses for an Infrared Temperature Sensor

An infrared temperature sensor has many applications.

The steampunk electric lantern.
Create a Steampunk Light Fixture

Creative, retro, sci-fi lighting for your living room, or your airship.

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Why Purchase IC Recessed Lights

IC recessed lights give protection from overheating and fires caused by hot light fixtures.

Victorian glass chandelier.
Restoring an Antique Chandelier

From dingy used lamp to restored in five simple steps.

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6 Tips for Using Rope Lights Indoors

Rope lights can add a festive theme to a room or simply create a subtle modern ambience.

candle wall sconce
3 Tips for Hanging a Candle Wall Sconce

Create a rustic vibe with the soft glow of candlelight.

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How to Build an LED Light Panel

Make your own fun accent or functional lighting fixture!

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8 Advantages of Using an LED Flood Light

Using LED flood lights saves you money, gives you convenience, and offers a cool light option.

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5 Common Problems with Flood Lights to Avoid

Avoid potential problems with your flood lights through careful planning.

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How to Clean Your Glass Pendant Lighting Fixtures

Brighten up your space with clean lights.

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Do Your Light Fittings Need to Be Grounded?

Light fittings installed on home circuits become a part of a circuit loop that contains a ground.

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Everything You Need to Know About Light Fixture Ground Wire

Find out what the ground wire adds to the safety of your home.

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Light Fixture Wire Sizing for Beginners

When it comes to wiring, safety first! This size guide will help any beginner stay safe while doing electrical work.

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How to Repair a Broken Set of Rope Lights

You can repair broken rope lights!

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3 Tips for Wiring an LED Flood Light

Ensure the power source is cut off first.

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Six Steps to Soffit Lighting Installation

Soffit lighting goes by many names.

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3 Tips for Changing a Flood Light Bulb

There are ways to make changing it much easier.

A woman installs a light bulb.
How to Test a Fluorescent Light Bulb

Fluorescent light bulbs are the most popular ones available.

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Tips to Repair an LED Light Panel

LED light panels are made up of individual LED bulbs.

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How to Install a Ceiling Electrical Box

Installing a ceiling electrical box requires know-how.

A man works on a motion sensor.
How to Disable a Motion Detection Sensor

You can disable a motion detection sensor to fix it.