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21/06/2019
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Do I Need Special Lighting for My Bathroom?

Photo by Jose Soriano on Unsplash One of the most satisfying ways to wind down after a long day is to kick off your shoes and take a long bath or shower. The right kind of lighting can help to create a truly relaxing atmosphere and can make all the difference to the ambience of your bathroom. However, it’s safe to say that electricity and water don’t make a good combination. Bathrooms are unique in that they house a great deal of moisture, therefore it is important to consider what... Read More

Hallway Lighting 20/05/2019
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How To Choose Hallway Lighting

The hallway is the first impression that people have of the inside of your home and is also one of the most frequented spaces in your home – so it’s important that you get the lighting right for both practical and aesthetic purposes. Whether you feel that your hallway is suffering from a lack of light all day long or you simply want the lighting to be just right after dark, we’ve got some great recommendations to help you understand how to choose hallway lighting. Ambient Hallway Lighting When we... Read More

Outdoor Bug Lighting 29/04/2019

Are There Outdoor Lights That Don’t Attract Bugs?

If there’s one thing that can ruin your enjoyment of sitting in the garden, it’s bugs. While it’s bad enough that they’re attracted to any food you might be eating, it’s even worse when they’re constantly being attracted to your outdoor lights looking unsightly and spoiling the atmosphere you’ve worked so hard to create. Well, for those of you that are desperate to know if there’s a way to reduce the number of bugs attracted to your garden lighting, we have great news. Only a few years ago, two behavioural... Read More

Flickering Kitchen Lights 26/04/2019

Why Are My Kitchen Lights Flickering? What You Need To Know About Flickering Lightbulbs

Flickering lights can mean only one thing according to the movies…but before you call Ghostbusters, you might want to take a look at some of the less supernatural causes for your flickering lightbulbs. In most rooms or spaces, flickering lights are an annoyance at worst, but in rooms where lighting is important to safety such as the kitchen, flickering lightbulbs and unreliable light sources can cause a real problem – especially when working with potentially dangerous kitchen appliances and implements. The first thing you need to do is to determine…... Read More

Best Makeup Lighting 27/03/2019

What Is The Best Bathroom Lighting for Applying Makeup?

Chances are that you don’t have a purpose built, perfectly lit makeup studio in your home. Like most, you’re more likely to be applying makeup in your bathroom – but this can produce some temperamental results if you don’t have the right bathroom lighting installed to suit makeup application. No matter how great your makeup skills, if you’re faced with the wrong lighting you can’t predict how your makeup will translate when you move into daylight, so it’s important that you create a setup that’s purpose lit for makeup application.... Read More

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