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Lighting Fixture Information

A listing of all of our guides for lighting.

Chandelier Information

Use this guide to select and install the right chandelier for you. Includes:
  • How to pick the right sized chandelier
  • How high to hang the chandelier
  • Tips to improve your foyer
Chandelier Size



Wall Information

Use this guide to create a lighting plan for your bathroom. Includes:
  • Cross Illumination
  • Vanities
  • Glare reduction
Bathroom Guide



Outdoor Information

Use this guide to pick the perfect outdoor lighting fixtures. Includes:
  • Outdoor Safety
  • Dark Sky Options
  • Energy Star Options
Outdoor Lantern Size



Close to Ceiling Information

Use this guide to pick the perfect close to ceiling lighting fixtures. Includes:
  • When to use Close to the Ceiling Lighting
  • Flush Lights vs. Semi-Flush Lights
  • More Close to the Ceiling advice
Close to the Ceiling Lighting



Pendant Information

Use this guide to pick the perfect pendant lighting fixtures. Includes:
  • Mini Pendants
  • Bowl Pendants
  • Lantern Pendants
  • Other Pendants
Pendant Lighting



Recessed Lighting Information

Use this guide to pick the perfect recessed lighting fixtures. Includes:
  • The Parts of Recessed Downlighting
  • Housing Size
  • IC Rated vs. NON-IC Rated Fixtures
  • Sloped Ceilings
  • New Construction vs. Remodel
  • Different Lighting Effects Available
Recessed Lighting



Light Dimmer Guide

Use this guide to pick the perfect light dimmer. Includes:
  • Electrical Basics
  • Different Types of Switches
  • Why Buy a Light Dimmer
  • Light Dimmer Features
  • High Wattage Dimmers
  • How Light Dimmers Work
  • Other Light Dimmer Issues
Dimmers



Light Bulbs

Use this guide to pick a light bulb type. Includes:
  • High Pressure Sodium
  • Compact Fluorescent (CFL)
  • Quartz Halogen
  • Incandescent
  • Light Emitting Diodes (LED)
Bulbs



Lighting Ratings

Use this guide to determine how we rate lighting fixtures. Includes:
  • Materials Used
  • Workmanship
  • Finish Quality
  • Light Output Technology
  • Product Design
  • Brand Value
Ratings