Harold’s Lighting Blog


Holiday Lighting

The holidays are here, time for parties and more time spent cozied up at home with bad weather. Proper lighting can help your home feel more warm and inviting. The right fixtures and light configuration can help your room or space become more cozy. Getting the room lit up properly, without feeling like a doctor’s office … Continue reading Holiday Lighting


Reasons to Install a Dimmer

Do you have dimmer switches installed for your light fixtures? Do they seem like a waste to you? You’d be surprised how useful dimmers can be. We’ve listed out a few benefits to installing dimmer switches in your home: Dimmers can help save energy Yes, when you dim the output of light of your fixture, … Continue reading Reasons to Install a Dimmer


Harold’s Custom Lighting

Our Seattle custom lighting shop loves helping our customers create the light fixtures they’ve always dreamed of! Whether we’re just fixing a fixture you’ve been in love with forever, or if you need us to create something from scratch, we’re here to make it happen! Have some fabric you’d love to see used as a … Continue reading Harold’s Custom Lighting


Happy Thanksgiving!

Our Harold’s Lighting family wants to wish you a very happy Thanksgiving! We hope you’re able to enjoy time with family and friends and take time to think about what you’re grateful for. If you’re hosting the party this year, don’t forget about your dining room lighting options! Now is the time to use your … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!


Pre Holiday Home Checklist – Declutter Challenge

The holidays are just around the corner. Our homes are about to get a lot busier. Now is the time to prepare for the whirlwind to come! We’ve put together a quick checklist of things you can do over the next few weeks to prepare your home for busier times, more people, and more new … Continue reading Pre Holiday Home Checklist – Declutter Challenge

Another Custom Light Fixture Project!

One of the many things that sets Harold’s Lighting apart from other lighting stores is our custom lighting work. Our lighting experts know the ins and out of lighting and make just about any object come to “light”! Here’s a video from a few weeks back of Tiffany, at our Seattle lighting store, working on … Continue reading Another Custom Light Fixture Project!

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Can you believe it’s Halloween already? We’ve been so busy this year with new lighting ideas that the time has just flown by. We love Halloween and wish everyone safe and fun holiday! As you know, we LOVE everything that involves lighting! Here are a few fun and funny halloween costumes we found that incorporate … Continue reading HALLOWEEN HAROLDS

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What is Exterior Security Lighting?

What is Exterior Security Lighting and why is it important? We’ve talked before how exterior lighting can ad beauty and dimension to your home and even ad to it’s curb appeal, but did you know exterior lighting can be a part of your security system as well? It’s starting to get dark earlier, and now … Continue reading What is Exterior Security Lighting?


Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that about 1 out of 8 women in the United States (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime? It seems that everyone is effected by this widespread cancer in some way or another. Wether you someone in your immediate family is suffering from it or a … Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Harold’s Lighting Live – Seahawks Custom Pendant!

GOOOOO SEAHAWKS! Did you see this Facebook Live video of Kim organizing our shade selection, and Tiffany working on a custom Seahawks pendant? Check it out here: Our stores in Seattle and Bellevue have a huge selection of lamp shades in stock, and in just about any size or shape you could possibly need. If … Continue reading Harold’s Lighting Live – Seahawks Custom Pendant!