Advice and Tips

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

  • Summer Lighting Tips - Ideas for Summer Living

    Summer Living and Lighting Does miss a moment of fun summer weather with these 5 tips for outdoor lighting, entertaining and living. 1. Less is More Don't overdo it. Less really is more, with well-planned lighting creating dramatic shadows...
  • Add a New Look with Giclee Art Shades

    An Inexpensive Way to Redecorate Lavish and colorful lamp shades have jumped into the home decor spotlight in recent years. And for good reason--they can be an easy, inexpensive way to invoke some domestic dazzle and get a whole new look for your home...
  • All About Ceiling Fan Light Kits

    Adding Light to the Ceiling Fan Although the motor is the most important part of a ceiling fan, the light kit is probably the piece that most people notice first when looking at a ceiling fan. Indeed, it’s the fashion or style of a fan that is...
  • Adding Life and Light to Your Outdoor Spaces

    Add Light to Your Outdoor Spaces You've found the perfect couch for the living room, the ideal bed and dresser for the bedroom, the most beautiful chandelier for the dining room ... you're all done, right? Well, almost! You may be done with...
  • A Guide to Buying Indoor Air Purifiers

    Why You Need an Air Purifier Today’s energy efficient homes trap air indoors, meaning that indoor air can be up to five times more polluted than the air outdoors. If you’re not aware of the poor quality of the air inside your home you’re...
  • How to Clean a Chandelier

    Cleaning Your Chandelier A chandelier makes a grand focal point for any room. To keep a chandelier shining its brightest, it’s a good idea to give it a good cleaning once a year or so. Crystal chandeliers need cleaning when the crystal appears...
  • Energy Efficient Ceiling Fans

    What To Look for in an Energy Efficient Fan Adding an energy efficient ceiling fan to your home is a great way to keep cool and save money at the same time. There are two types of energy saving fans to look at - Energy Star rated fans and energy efficient...
  • Lighting Tips for the Perfect Study Space

    Lighting Tips and Reading Choose the right lighting to eliminate eye strain and fatigue and ensure the perfect environment for schoolwork. Here are a few tips to help you select the right light for creating the perfect study space. Halogen, CFL...
  • A Guide to Dark Sky Outdoor Lighting

    Dark Sky Outdoor Lighting Outdoor lighting is one of the most rapidly growing areas of lighting design. More and more consumers and retail business are paying attention to their outside lighting, not only out of security and safety concerns, but also...
  • Cooking With Kitchen Lighting

    Lighting for Every Kitchen Task In the modern home the kitchen is a multi-purpose room. In addition to the ho-hum tasks of storing, selecting and preparing food, today’s kitchen space multi-tasks as an entertainment area, a family gathering space...

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