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According to EnergyStar.gov, more than 70 percent of sockets in America still contain the old, inefficient incandescent light bulbs. They've challenged America to change just 20 million light bulbs to energy-efficient light bulbs such as LED light bulbs in 2014. See the infographic below to learn how a small change like switching to energy efficient light bulbs can mean to our environment and your wallet.
When it comes to choosing the best indoor ceiling fan, it is a highly subjective choice. What constitutes “best”? A ceiling fan with bright lights? A certain brand? As you can see, asking this question will take you down a very long and winding road. What it really comes down to is choosing the best ceiling fan for your room type. Whether you’re searching for one for your living room, bathroom, or kitchen, there are a variety of options to choose from.
Are you looking to add a hanging ceiling fixture to your dining room, kitchen or foyer? Our chandeliers styles guide, which includes the four best types of chandeliers, will help you understand the basic differences between a crystal, candle, glass, and shaded fixture. You will find that the best fit for your home is one that acts a direct representation of your personal style and taste.
SeaGull Collection from Generation Lighting is a high-quality brand that’s known for by name within the professional home building and general contracting industry. Broad product lines and decorative light fixtures built with quality in mind is what you can expect from the SeaGull Collection.
Close to Ceiling Lights come in many finishes and designs, from basic (and copied) designs to close mount crystal lights. We have hundreds of different models to choose from, so follow our guide to help narrow your choices down to a more manageable selection.
Did you know that electricity for lighting did not exist until 1879? Before then, gaslighting, candles, or oil lamps was the only way to bring illumination into a space. Today’s antique style lighting guide focuses predominantly on the electric bulb. This might include antique reproduction lighting that mimics kerosene products but accommodates modern conveniences. So, pull up your neo-rococo chair or get comfy on the imitation Victorian fainting couch to find out more.
Whether you have a high ceiling, no wall switches, or just want a convenient way to control your fan, you've come to the right place. While you can buy a hand-held remote as an add-on to a ceiling fan - that is, if you are savvy enough to figure out which remotes go with which fans - it's much easier to buy a fan that includes the remote right in the box straight from the manufacturer.
For decades, Maxim Lighting has been the go-to for discerning clientele, thanks to their innovative offerings and second-to-none approach to customer service. They've also consistently enjoyed a place in the top five lighting companies in the industry. The finest global hotels, stores and offices have incorporated their products into their aesthetic.
In the last 40 years, ceiling fan controls have evolved from simple pull chains to bulky clickers with basic functions to state-of-the-art wall controls packed with smart features that increase home safety and lower energy use. The DIY experts here at Del Mar Fans & Lighting put together a how-to video on the Casablanca Inteli-Touch wall control install that is easy to follow, whether you are a ceiling fan novice or expert.
When it comes to kitchen lighting ideas, there are all kinds of options. Do you go with a pendant? Track lighting? Recessed lights? In this post, we’ll break down some of the most popular kitchen lighting fixtures and the benefits of each lighting type.
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