Tag: lighting

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Recycle Fluorescent, CFL and HID Lights for Free

West Sound residents and businesses can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights at no charge as part of a state product-stewardship program called LightRecycle Washington. Throwing away mercury-containing lights in the garbage is illegal, as the mercury accumulates in the environment … read more

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Holiday Decorating Begins when you Build or Remodel

When you are thinking about holiday decorating, it is usually after you have built or remodeled — and you realize that you should have put an outlet here or there, or planned for holiday lights. While those things can be added after the … read more

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How to Choose the Right Table Lamp

How to Choose the Right Table Lamp

A common question I hear regarding home décor is how to choose living-room table lamps so they are the correct height. In most cases, tops of lampshades should be somewhere between 4 and 5 feet from the floor. A variation of 2 to … read more

The kitchen in this photograph combines recessed can lights, pendant lights and under-cabinet lighting, providing layers of lighting that can be added or subtracted at a flip of a switch. (Photo courtesy Stone Lighting Design)
The Basics of Lighting and Lighting Design

Let There Be Light

Light, be it natural or artificial, impacts productivity, safety, moods, as well as the sense of aesthetics. You can design a beautiful home or landscaped yard but if it is not properly illuminated, it may all be for not. The following is an … read more

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