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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

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

08/01/2018

Organisation Tips and Storage Ideas

Keeping on top of the ever increasing amount of possessions our household gains each year can be an arduous task. It can be a constant game of Jenga, balancing routine daily life with keeping our homes looking well organised, and knowing where everything is! Today we’re taking a look at some useful organisation tips and storage ideas to help keep your home running efficiently and looking great at the same time using storage ideas and clever lighting designs from Dusk Lighting. Perhaps a New Year’s resolution for you and your... Read More

01/01/2018

How To Clean Your Light Fittings

How much attention do you pay to your light fittings when you’re carrying out your weekly (or daily!) house clean? Understandably, it may not be on the top of your chores list. Similar to shelves that might receive a regular dusting, light fittings can actually house dust and dirt but often get overlooked. It’s not only the lampshades and fittings that can get dirty, light bulbs themselves can also collect dust! So, read ahead for the Dusk Lighting tips and tricks on how to get your light fixtures looking spotless... Read More

22/11/2017

Adding Value To Your Home

If you’ve outgrown your home, plan to relocate or simply feel that as a family you’d like to move house in the New Year, your thoughts as a homeowner may be turning to how to add value to your home in order to get the most out of your initial investment. Depending on your budget, there are inexpensive ways of adding value to your home to increase its appeal to potential buyers. According to TV property expert Phil Spencer, prospective buyers like plenty of natural light, with well-planned out kitchens,... Read More