Mid Century Modern is a style a lot of people like; and if your home was built in the 50's or 60's, it's fun to decorate it in furniture and lighting from that era. The good news is that you don't have to scour all the estate sales looking for lamps and light fixtures and hope they'll work when you get them home. There are retailers like Rejuvenation that offer new lighting that looks exactly like the original versions.
Rejuvenation also carries a line of Victorian period lighting that's available in electric and also in gas to maintain authenticity. If you actually have a home that was built in the 1800's, it's nice to be able to get new light fixtures and furniture without having to purchase replacement pieces from an antique dealer. Now you can check lighting off your to-do list if you've been looking for either Victorian or Colonial fixtures.
Of course, you don't have to stick with any specific style of lighting, no matter when your house was built. You can just furnish your home with specific pieces that appeal to you and create an eclectic home that feels comfortable and has your signature all over it.
Illuminated backsplashes are an alternative to under-counter lighting to lighten up your dark kitchen. Backsplashes serve two functions in a kitchen: as the name suggests, they protect your walls from splashes of food and grease and they also give visual interest to the space. Although glass can scratch, it does resist staining and is easy to clean, so it works well protecting the walls and it certainly provides a visual interest to your kitchen.
Eluma offers their LED backsplashes in both white and custom colors. The lighting is energy efficient and dimmable. The panels are installed in a frame that comes is 5 finishes and the panels themselves are available in numerous styles of etched and patterned glass to provide a custom look to your kitchen. You can select the exact colors and designs to create the perfect ambience for your kitchen or you can have a simpler lighting extend to your shelving to show off your glassware or china.
As you can see in the picture of the skylight with the sky view and palm trees, the walls are white, the furniture is gray and still the room is very colorful. Without that skylight, the room would be very boring. A decorative skylight can also be used to help mask an unattractive view, like attic windows that may have a view of only a roof or mechanical units. If you have a small, dark entry way you can lighten it up with a skylight and then brighten it up with a pretty design or bright color.
Electricity and the light bulb are probably two of mankind's most important achievements. Advances in this field are constantly being made and one of the most important is LED, or lightemitting diode. There are over 500 providers of LED products on the market today, but the products have not been made easy to use due to complex rewiring and/or soldering.
Loox LED system from Hafele America Co. solves these problems by using a universal, worldwide power system where switches, lights and drivers are plug and play. The unique system for the operating allows the user to go by color coded symbols, rather than a specific plug. For example, simply look for the green labels and all green labeled products work together. Not only does this easy-to-follow system open up many design ideas, but is affordable, UL listed, allows 50,000 hours of lamp life, lower power consumption and no electrician is required.
Many of our Phoenix historic homeowners are looking for unique lighting to add old-fashioned glamor to their home remodel. Here we have a company named Light Power that understands the desire. Bringing back antique lighting, that reflects the time in which an historic home was built, revives and enhances the beauty and style of the home.
The video posted here is a great resource if you are looking for a vintage chandelier. It's a bit lengthy but worth a look.
Check out this great LED light~fan combination. I think it could work great in many situations.
LunAura offers the convenience and safety of functional night lighting yet is soft enough to allow for return to restful sleep. The calming blue edge-glow can turn any room in the home into a unique, calming space. It can create a spa-like setting for a long, hot bath. In addition to these night lighting benefits, it also includes bright white main task lighting, ultra silent ventilation and is Energy Star qualified.
Ever forget to turn on the bathroom vent fan before taking a hot shower? I have and then trying to finish getting ready in the humidity is not such an enjoyable experience. Today we're sharing a ventilation fan that does the remembering for you!
The WhisperControl humidity and temperature sensor anticipates condensation and automatically turns on the Panasonic ventilation fan. Unlike traditional sensors, which turn fans on in response to a rapid rise in humid air and therefore could cause them to switch on unnecessarily in certain climate zones, the maker says, this wall-mounted unit detects hot air and humidity based on dew point. The two models—the FV-WCCS1 and the FV-WCCS2—feature a blue LED light and a manual on/off switch and come in white or almond; the FV-WCCS2 also includes a manual on/off light switch.
This is a simple solution and makes a big difference in a humid bathroom. So if you have a pet peeve about getting ready in a humid bathroom, we suggest you considering this smart product that does the remembering for you. It would make your morning routine a tad bit more comfortable.
The ODL 10″ EZ10ECL Tubular Skylight with Solar-Powered Dimmer enables you to bring natural light into up to 150 square feet of interior space and control that light with a solar-powered remote-control dimmer. The skylight’s LED nightlight delivers up to four hours of soft, subtle light while the sun is down. The acrylic diffuser can be removed for easy cleaning. A three-button remote-control dimmer is easy to use, and the dimmer is solar powered and comes with four rechargeable batteries. What a way to be "green"!
Showing off a remodeled portion of your home is important and easy when you have the right lighting to showcase the value of the remodeled area. Sometimes updating recessed lighting is all that's needed to enhance the new look of your home.
We are featuring a very simple Pendant Light with coordinating metal cage made by Del Mar. This light fixture has a beautiful amber glass shade and antique bronze finish that is just perfect for a craftsman-style home. This is just one of the many fixtures to choose from.
Regardless of the extent of your kitchen remodel, it's always critical to use light to show it off. Let Tri-Lite Builders help you choose a new lighting design to illuminate the style that belongs specifically to your home!