Advice & Tips

Find the information you need for your next lighting or decor project with articles from the Lamps Plus experts.

  • Smart Home Wireless Remote Control Dimmers and Apps

    The Well Connected Smart Home Take lighting control to a whole new level with a convenient, energy-saving solution that installs in minutes. Remote controls and app-controlled wireless dimming systems are the new way to control your home lighting...
  • Picture Lights - A Bright Idea for Artwork

    Picture lights are the smart way to illuminate hanging artwork, framed photos, piano sheet music, and much more. With so many possible uses, we've assembled the tips below will help you determine which size, fixture type, and bulb type is right for...
  • Fountains - Buying Guide and Cleaning Tips

    (Please visit the site to view this video) Buy the Perfect Fountain with These Tips Whether used indoors or outside, a decorative water fountain is a great way to add a peaceful and relaxing accent to your home.They are quick to set up and easy...
  • LED Lighting Explained - Shopping and Buying Tips

    Energy efficient. Long lifespan. There sure are a lot of exciting promises surrounding LED lights for home these days. And a lot of buzzwords, too. Heard about lumens and color temperature? In the following paragraphs we'll break the subject...
  • LED and Color Temperature Explained

    LED lighting is all the rage these days. It's energy efficient, long lasting and available in a wide variety of innovative shapes. But the thing that matters most to people when shopping for LED lights and bulbs is the actual color quality of the...
  • 5 Tips for Buying an Accent Chair

    An accent chair (also called an occasional chair or side chair) can provide extra seating and complete the design of a living room or bedroom in a stylish way. It's important to know what to look for whether you're shopping for accent chairs...
  • 5 Tips for Buying a Sofa

    Whether you're buying a sofa online or in a retail store, it's essential to know what to look for. A sofa is a large purchase, and choosing wisely means you'll be investing in a piece of furniture that will last you and your family for many...
  • 5 Tips for Buying a Barstool

    Need some help selecting the right barstool for your kitchen? There are a few practical and aesthetic factors to consider to make sure what you select will work for your space. STEP 1. Back or No Back Make sure to take whether or not you want...
  • Mirror Buying Guide

    Decorative wall mirrors can serve as versatile styling accents for any room in your home. On a bare wall, they can serve as an understated and classic focal point while grouping smaller designs in different sizes together can create a gallery wall collage...
  • Choosing the Right Ceiling Light

    Close to ceiling lights may be one of the most common household lighting solutions for general overall room lighting. These home lighting staples come in a variety of styles and finishes, making it easy to find a design that is just right for your decorating...

Advice and Tips