Layering is key when working with ambient, accent and task lighting.

Home Lighting Types

Incandescent, halogen, LED or xenon? Know what’s right for you.

Light Bulb Options

Make a design statement with stylish fixtures, from valances to wall sconces.

Lighting Fixtures 101

Section 1: Importance of Lighting

Lighting has come a long way, from Edison’s simple bulb to today’s energy efficient models. As you think about your home’s lighting, consider factors like the age of your home and the conditions of your ceilings and walls.

Section 2: Creating a Lighting Plan

When planning a lighting project, it's important to first evaluate the space. Take a look at how you're using a room and how the current lighting setup is helping or not helping you.

Section 3: Go Room by Room

Find out what types of lighting and fixtures work best for every room in the house, from the living room to the kitchen to the bathrooms. 

Section 4: Lighting Buying Tips

Get tips for choosing the right lighting products for your needs. Master common lighting terms, know the different light bulb types and find out how to read light bulb packaging.

Section 5: Getting the Project Done

Find out how to choose the right lighting professional and create a budget for your lighting renovation.