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Monthly Archives: April 2019

  1. A Complete Guide to Floor Lamps

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    Much time and thought goes into designing each room in your home. Selecting furniture for each room is a process of determining what type of atmosphere you’re trying to create and how that fits in with the theme of the house overall. Everything from the positioning of furniture to the small decorations scattered throughout a room add to your home’s ambiance, and lighting is no exception. In fact, the way that a room is lit can make all the difference in how it feels. Soft, shaded lights radiate a relaxed atmosphere while brilliant overhead lighting might make you feel more alert and motivated.

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  2. What Is Dark Sky Lighting?

    modern wall lightingLight pollution is an issue in nearly every major city, and many smaller towns are starting to see the effects of this problem as well. To help rectify the issue, people have banded together to start the Dark Sky Movement, which intends to decrease light pollution using outdoor lights called dark sky lighting. Not only does light pollution prevent us from observing the night sky, it can disrupt ecosystems and natural environments by tricking plants and animals into thinking that it is still daytime. Similarly, light pollution negatively impacts humans by confusing our circadian rhythms and melatonin release. Join the movement and help overcome these effects by installing dark sky lighting in your outdoor areas.

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  3. 6 Things to Consider Before Buying a Porch Ceiling Fan

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    Shown Above: Hunter Key Biscayne Ceiling Fan Model 59135

    When selecting the perfect porch ceiling fan, there are many factors to consider. Adding a ceiling fan to your porch is a great way to help increase your comfort level by providing a cooling breeze and helping to keep pesky bugs away. As you browse the many porch ceiling fans available, consider how you can integrate this new fixture into the space without disrupting the theme and decor of the area. Read up on fan and blade sizes as well as materials to make a well-informed decision on which porch ceiling fan is right for your space. Use our guide to learn more about what to look for during your search.

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  4. 4 Best Ceiling Fans for Small Rooms

    Are you looking for a way to cool a hot, compact home office? Do you need to improve the air circulation in a smaller kitchen or breakfast nook? Don’t allow small spaces to keep you from being cool and comfortable in every room in your home. Small ceiling fans are the perfect solution for cooling undersized living rooms, hallways, closets and kitchens, as well as small bedrooms, home offices and rooms with low-profile ceilings. They can also be used to cool small outdoor living spaces, such as patios, front porches and covered decks—as long as the fan you choose can be used in areas where exposure to the elements is unavoidable.

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  5. Tips for Choosing a Wall Mounted Fan

    Wall mounted fans used to be a thing of the past, but they have recently regained popularity in homes and in commercial and industrial spaces. If you are concerned about floor space or are looking to provide sufficient airflow to cool a room, then wall mounted fans are a good option to consider. There are a variety of styles and brands available, so it’s important to select one that will work best for your needs. In this post, we’ll discuss what distinguishes wall fans from ceiling fans and provide you with a few helpful tips for choosing the right one for you.

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  6. 25 Design Ideas with Rustic Ceiling Fans

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    Rustic décor is one of our very favorite interior design styles, and it’s not hard to see why. This school is all about creating spaces that are at once warm, welcoming and inspired by the nature around us. In practice, that means incorporating lots of unfinished wood, neutral tones and earthy textures. It also means bringing in anything and everything that cozies up a space—roaring wood fires, intricately woven oriental rugs and the three Bs: brass, baskets and blankets. It also often means decorating with rustic ceiling fans that tie the room together.

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