Harold’s Lighting Blog

Recessed Lighting Basics

Whether you are building a new home, remodeling, or just looking to add more light to a room, using recessed lighting can really be a great option.  Recessed lights can add function and style to many different room sizes and purposes. Recessed lights can offer a clean, sleek look in a room. The lights do … Continue reading Recessed Lighting Basics

Under Cabinet Lighting

Installing under cabinet lighting to your kitchen can be a subtle, yet very functional, addition to improve your space.  This is especially true for small kitchens.  Most kitchens do not have adequate lighting for performing tasks, and under-cabinet lighting can help you illuminate common areas where work needs to be done without compromising on space … Continue reading Under Cabinet Lighting

Kitchen Pendant Lighting

Kitchen pendant lighting, if used correctly, can offer a great light source and finish of the look and feel of a room.  There are many different styles to choose from and they can be installed just about anywhere.  Kitchen pendant lights can be extremely practical and beautiful. A pendant can help you illuminate a specific … Continue reading Kitchen Pendant Lighting

About Sconces

Wall sconces (sometimes called wall lights) are very versatile and there is a wide variety of styles, sizes and shapes to choose from. They can be used in many different rooms and spaces and can be that last touch of decoration that you need. The most common places for sconces to be used are in … Continue reading About Sconces

About Pendants

Hanging lights (also known as pendants) can be a designers tool to create a mood in any space.  Pendants come in so many different styles and sizes and can help you express your sense of style. Pendants: In the lighting world, a pendant is a lighting fixture that is mounted typically with a chain, stem or … Continue reading About Pendants

About Table Lamps

Table lamps are a designer’s staple because they can be used for so many different things.  They are used for task lighting, general lighting and even accent lighting and can be moved around the room easily to create a different look just about anywhere.  Lamp bases and shades come in thousands of different shapes, sizes, … Continue reading About Table Lamps

Lighting Tips The Pros Use

Even if your home is expertly decorated by an interior designer, if you’ve got bad lighting, it can make the space look inexpensive and uncomfortable.  If you’re a renter or just don’t want to deal with the hassel of re-wiring your house for new lighting, there are still things you can do to “lighten” up … Continue reading Lighting Tips The Pros Use

Party Lighting!

Summer’s just right around the corner, and you know what that means – Parties!!  More entertaining is done in the summer than other times during the year.  So if you’ve got a party at your home coming up – don’t forget about the lighting!  Most people focus on the food, music, and decorations, but they … Continue reading Party Lighting!

Small Places that Need Lighting the Most

Good lighting is essential to every room, we think every designer can agree on that.  Great lighting can make a huge difference visually anywhere.  There are, however, some small places that often go unlit.  These small places need light just as much if not more than the larger areas of them home, but often times … Continue reading Small Places that Need Lighting the Most

Update Your Space

Many people don’t realize that the easiest and many times most cost efficient ways to update a space is by installing new light fixtures.  A lot of homeowner’s think they’re stuck with what was there when they bought the home or that new light fixtures are too expensive or do not make that much of … Continue reading Update Your Space