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Mara Bermudez
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Mara Bermudez is a content writer for Del Mar Fans & Lighting. She figures out the nitty-gritty details and shares what she’s learned along the way to make your next purchase or home improvement project a breeze. She enjoys reading about new lighting trends and energy conservation. She likes cats and cover songs. Mara is an alumna of the University of Central Florida and she resides in Deltona, FL.

 

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What Size Ceiling Fan Do I Need?
Small ceiling fans for small rooms and large ceiling fans for large rooms, or so they say. While this may sound like an ancient proverb, choosing the right size ceiling fan More...

How to Size a Chandelier: 3 Easy Steps
A chandelier adds ambiance, style and of course, general lighting to a room, but selecting the right chandelier can be tricky. A small chandelier can easily get lost in a large space and fail to deliver a strong design element, More...

Why Is Security Lighting Important?
Outdoor lighting adds beauty and dimension to a home. Lighting is also an integral part of an effective home security system. Outdoor security lighting discourages would-be intr More...

The History of the Light Bulb
The history of the light bulb is filled rivalry, failures and great achievements. The electric light bulb has been called the most important invention since man-made fire. The light bulb helped to establish social order after sundown, extended the workday well into the night, and allowed us to navigate and trave More...

Light Pollution: The Dark Side of Outdoor Lights
As many homeowners, you are taking steps to reduce your carbon footprint at home. You dutifully recycle glass, metal, paper, and plastic waste each week. You replace all the incandescent light bulbs in your home with energy-efficient compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) or More...

Calculate the Angle of a Sloped Ceiling
A sloped ceiling makes a strong architectural statement in a home, but mounting a ceiling fan on an angled ceiling requires more than your standard fan installation tools. When More...

How to Install a Ceiling Fan
Installing a new ceiling fan is a thrifty way to reduce your energy bills without sacrificing comfort. A fan installation is a perfect weekend project for any avid do-it-yourselfer because it only requires a few hours to complete, and the payoff is immediate. You don't have to be a home improvement expert to inst More...

What Are the Best Types of Fans for a Home?
From aviation-themed to Tuscan-inspired, fans come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and styles. Choosing the right fan for your home depends on all these factors – and more. You must also consider the ceiling height, room lighting, and location. Knowing the different types of fans available can help you make More...

What is the Proper Ceiling Fan Direction?
Ceiling fans are the must-have home appliance for summer, but did you know that ceiling fans are also handy in the fall and winter? Changing the direction of your ceiling fan in the summer and winter not only makes you feel comfy, but it More...

How to Reverse Your Ceiling Fan
As temperatures drop during the fall and winter months, energy costs begin to rise just as steadily. Call it coincidence. Call it symbiotic. Call it what you will, but the additional energy used to heat a home can quickly add up to a hefty bill. Read our Del Mar Fans & Lighting’s guide to More...

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