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How To Install Outdoor Lighting 20/03/2019

How To Install Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting comes with a multitude of benefits from both a safety and a style point of view! Whether you’re wanting to install outdoor lighting create a social atmosphere for patio dining or you simply want outdoor lighting to serve a practical purpose such as lighting a clear path or making your garden less of an easy target for burglars, outdoor lighting is a great solution for gardens and outdoor areas. While you can certainly hire a professional electrician to install your outdoor lighting (and if you’re not very experienced,... Read More

How To Customise Your Lights 01/02/2019

How To Customise Your Lights With Astro Lighting

As lighting specialists, Astro Lighting want you to get the very best out of all of your home lighting. That’s why, in addition to their ultra-modern range of lighting, they offer a huge range of lighting accessories that can be used to customise your lighting, improving the appearance and function of your chosen light fitting. It’s not always easy to understand exactly what function each lighting accessory performs, so we’ve put together this straightforward guide to customising your lighting with Astro Lighting accessories. Appearance Changing the appearance of lighting is... Read More

Pendant Lighting 30/01/2019
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Your Top 5 Questions About Pendant Lighting Answered

An increasingly popular lighting style in modern homes, pendant lighting can be a fantastic way to illuminate your room while also creating an interesting focal point. However, hanging pendant lighting isn’t as simple as placing a floor light or a table lamp, for example. Pendant lighting requires much more thought and consideration, which means that many of the most popular queries we receive here at Dusk Lighting are about pendant lighting. In order to help you get started with your pendant lighting journey as smoothly as possible, we’ve answered the... Read More

26/10/2018

Our Top 5 Considerations When Lighting Your Bathroom

  It’s important that you properly light your bathroom, no matter what time of year it is. We may not spend hours at a time in our bathrooms, but when we are in there we’re usually completing some sort of beauty or grooming routine – and we can’t do a good job if we haven’t got enough light!   Whether you’re carefully completing your skincare routine or you’re styling your hair for the day, you need to have sufficient lighting in your bathroom day or night, summer or winter. Depending... Read More

LED Strip Lighting 30/09/2018

How To Install LED Strip Lights

LED strip lights are a fantastic lighting option that’s energy efficient and incredibly effective in adding accent lighting to areas that require something different. Boasting powerful lighting in an array of settings, LED strip lights are a popular lighting solution in the home and in bars, restaurants and retail spaces. Today at Dusk Lighting we are providing customers with a guide on how to install LED strip lights, no matter the setting, and how they can improve the look of a room instantly. Why use LED strip lighting? Firstly, for... Read More

25/09/2018

How To A Measure Light Bulb

Whilst its key to note the LED measurement and light bulb temperature, it is also imperative that when buying new light bulbs for your light fittings that you select the right sized light bulbs. It may seem obvious but it can be overlooked! At Dusk Lighting we want you the pick the right light bulbs for your home and to make sure that they fit into their new homes, you’ll need to know how to measure a light bulb. You may need to measure a standard light bulb and fluorescent... Read More

19/09/2018

LED Equivalent To Halogen Chart

In recent times, there has been an increase in homeowners and businesses who are choosing LED lighting as a way to light their home and work areas more efficiently. Just as technology is constantly evolving, the lighting industry has also taken steps to show it’s acknowledgement of developing lighting solutions to suit the current times. Though LED lighting has been used for quite a while now, there are still some aspects of this lighting option that may require clarification. LED light output is measured in lumens rather than watts, which... Read More

12/09/2018

Light Bulb Colour Temperature Chart

You’ll no doubt be aware that within a range of different lights, there will be some differences in their colour, often ranging from yellow to white. Various light bulbs actually emit light at different temperatures, which in turn affects the colour of the light itself. At Dusk Lighting we’re interested in getting to know the different light bulb colour temperatures and what that means for our lighting choices, so read ahead for more information. What does light bulb colour temperature mean? The temperature of a light generally refers to the... Read More

25/06/2018

Buy To Let Renovation Tips – Lighting

Whether you’re well versed in the buy to let property market, or embarking on your first purchase with a view to resell or rent, we’ve put together a collection of helpful home renovation ideas and how to improve the lighting in your new property to ensure it looks in great shape. Choose Dusk Lighting for your buy to let lighting requirements for some excellent lighting solutions that will no doubt positively impact your buy to let (BTL) rental property. Assess the original lighting Once you’ve sorted all other tradesman, such... Read More

21/05/2018

How To Choose Outdoor Garden Lighting

Summer is finally upon us and we’ve already experienced some fantastic sunshine-filled days that will no doubt have seen many of us getting out the garden furniture and making the most of the warm weather. Enjoying your outdoor space after dark can be made even more pleasant by opting for stylish garden lights that can illuminate patios and offer a decorative touch to your garden. Not only does outdoor lighting have the power to transform the look of your garden, it can also provide an additional all important security function... Read More