Harold’s Lighting Blog

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What is a lumen?

Most people think that a watt is what measures the brightness of a bulb. This actually isn’t the case. Watts measure how much energy the bulb consumes. A lumen is what is actually used to measure the brightness of a bulb. The more lumens a bulb has, the brighter it will be. Typically this coincides with … Continue reading What is a lumen?

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Lighting Size and Placement Cheat Sheet

Typically, the hardest part of light fixture shopping is figuring out what size fixture you need. First you need to figure out where it’s going to go, then determine the size needed. We found this awesome infographic that can help you figure out what size light fixture you’ll need in each room as well as … Continue reading Lighting Size and Placement Cheat Sheet

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from the Harold’s Lighting family! We are proud to have been serving the Seattle area and beyond with the best lighting products and services for almost 60 years! If you have questions about lighting products, or need help restoring your favorite light fixture, stop by our lighting store in Seattle (Wallingford) or our … Continue reading Happy New Year!

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from everyone in the Harold’s Lighting family! May your holiday season be filled with light and love!

Hubbardton Forge – Custom Handcrafted Works

We’re proud to be able to provide our customer with the best lighting products on the market. That’s why we partner up with the best lighting fixture manufacturers. Hubbardton Forge has been one of our premier lighting partners for many years. They produce some of the most beautiful light fixtures on the market. They continue to … Continue reading Hubbardton Forge – Custom Handcrafted Works

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Fixture Restoration

Do you have a lighting fixture that needs a little love? We specialize in light fixture restoration! Our lighting repair shop in Seattle and Bellevue can help put that sparkle back on your chandelier, pendant, lamp or any other lighting product! We posted on Facebook about this amazing chandelier transformation a few months ago, and … Continue reading Fixture Restoration

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Our Online Lighting Options

We’ve hit the busiest time of the year. Stress levels run a little high in December, and the last thing we want to do is run another errand. That’s why many of us turn to one of the best inventions of our time – online shopping! Shopping online, especially this time of year, can help … Continue reading Our Online Lighting Options

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Happy Thanksgiving From Harold’s Lighting

All of us from Harold’s Lighting 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! If you rarely use your dimmer, now … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving From Harold’s Lighting

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Harold’s Lighting History

As the holidays grow closer, it has reminded us to take a minute to reflect on our past and recognize what we’re truly thankful for. Harold’s Lighting has been blest to be providing lighting options and solutions to the great people of the Seattle area since 1957. Tradition is something that runs deep in our culture. … Continue reading Harold’s Lighting History

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Video Archives – Watch: Custom Lamp Base

We’ve been talking about our custom work a lot lately, and there’s a reason why – we love doing custom lighting work! As much as we love providing our customers with the best lighting fixtures and products around, creating custom lighting fixtures and shades is a bit more exciting! We dug up this video in our … Continue reading Video Archives – Watch: Custom Lamp Base