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6 Reasons why your lights flicker 09/03/2021
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6 Reasons why your lights flicker

If the lights in your house are suddenly flickering, you’re not in a Stephen King’s horror movie set – you’re experiencing some electrical issues. Occasional flickers are normal, especially in houses with old electrical appliances that are not designed to run many digital devices simultaneously.   There are many factors why your lights might start flickering, but generally, this is a sign that your electrical appliance is not safe. In extreme cases, flickering lights can be the cause of home accidents, like fires and electric shocks and can even cause health... Read More

Pendant Lights 03/03/2021
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3 Lighting Brands You Need To Check Out in 2021

Here at Dusk Lights, we like to keep you up to date with contemporary and fashionable lighting brands and do we have a treat for you today!  These are 3 of our favourite brands to watch out for in 2021, and we’ll be making some recommendations about some of our stand out lighting designer for 2021. We’ll also be showcasing some of their fabulous designs and be telling you in which room they should be displayed. Let’s get into it.  Grok Lighting  Grok Lighting has been creating stylish light fixtures... Read More

21/12/2020
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Lighting Trends 2021: Designs to Brighten Your Home Next Year

Lighting is a vital part of any inspiring home design. As well as being functional, lighting can transform our home into a cosy, attractive space to relax, cook, entertain, and wind down in. Whether it’s rustic hygge interiors to recreate a country escape feel, or bold, luxury coloured shades to uplift a dark room, 2021 lighting trends are ready to alight our new year with positivity and style.  2020 has been a challenging year for all of us, with extended periods of isolation, and time away from our friends and... Read More

27/11/2020
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5 Christmas Lighting Ideas To Try This Season

‘Tis the season for cold winter nights spent keeping cosy indoors, and that calls for making our homes as sufficiently snug and festive as possible. Christmas is just around the corner, and aside from decking the halls with boughs of holly, there’s no better way to get into the festive spirit than filling your home and garden with twinkling Christmas lights. Stuck for ideas this year? Here at Dusk Lights, we’ve made a list of our 5 favourite festive lighting ideas to inspire you. Whether you’re looking for classic and... Read More

15/10/2020

Optimal Lighting Solutions For A Small Office Space

Whether you’re working from home or commuting to small office space, old dingy fluorescents could be stealing your energy, leaving you with a nasty headache, and even eye strain at the end of a long day. While the stresses of deadlines, meetings, and long periods of screen time are enough to make anyone feel exhausted, creating an optimal comfortable working environment is key to success and ultimately, your well-being. Good lighting has the potential to boost your mood, enhance your energy levels and, in turn, improve productivity. If you’re feeling... Read More

24/09/2020
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Lighting Trends For A Cosy Autumn Feel

The time has come; we are starting to feel crisp temperatures in the air, the nights are starting to close in, and before long the trees will be turning blazing colours of red and copper. If like us, you absolutely love this season, and you’re more than ready for pumpkins, cosy jumpers, nights in front of the fire and everything else that comes with it, then you’re going to want to create an atmosphere in your home to suit.   We love nothing more than cosying up on the sofa with... Read More

14/08/2020
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Bathroom Lighting Fixtures: Downlights

Downlights and recessed lights are becoming an increasingly popular choice when it comes to modern bathroom lighting. This is because they are very affordable, generally unobtrusive, provide a high level of illumination, and are very versatile – you can have as little or as many as you like of these bathroom lights, making them an ideal lighting solution for bathrooms of any size.  Bathroom downlights – typically fixed over a shower or bath – can give a room a modern look, while their subtle appearance helps to create a relaxing... Read More

09/07/2020
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Choosing the right lampshade for you

The right lampshade can provide a forgotten corner with a cosy ambience, or give the hallway an inviting homely feel on arrival. You can choose to go with antique, ultra-modern or somewhere in-between. Whether you’re planning to fully refurbish your home, moving into your first house, or simply looking for furniture accessories to give your home a bright uplift, you’ll find everything you need in our guide to choosing the right lampshade, here at Dusk Lighting.  What makes choosing a lamp so difficult is that they take on a range... Read More

10/06/2020
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Outdoor Lights: The Ultimate Guide To Illuminating Your Garden

Outdoor gardens are now seen as an extension of indoor living space, with help from modern exterior lighting, outdoor enjoyment doesn’t have to end when the sun goes in. Outdoor lighting has transformed the way we use our gardens, with both functional and attractive lighting available.  Thoughtfully placed lighting can provide ambiance, create a mood, draw attention away from problem spots while highlighting special garden features. Choosing outdoor lights can be overwhelming, especially when it’s new territory for you. Here at Dusk Lighting,  we’ve put together a guide exploring the... Read More

11/05/2020
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How To Light Pictures & Wall Art

Artwork is what showcases the personality of the homeowner and their space. It has a wonderful way of tying all of your interior elements together, whether it’s a focal point or an additional decorative element, it injects some well-needed character onto bare walls. While the pictures and wall art you choose is truly personal to you, the tips on how to light these beautiful pieces are completely universal. Lighting for artwork requires a little more thought and extra attention to detail than simply putting a downlight near it. Here at... Read More