Dusk Lighting | Blog

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

21/12/2017

How To Decorate A Rented Property

Moving into your own space, whether it’s for the very first time or just another move in your life, can be an exciting time. It’s a clean canvas to begin your home life all over again! However, when it comes to decorating, there are often restrictions set in place by the landlord to ensure that the flat or house is maintained at a similar standard to when you first moved in. With these restrictions or rules in place, it can be difficult to know how to decorate a rented property... 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

09/10/2017

How To Save Energy In Winter

Have you ever wondered how much energy your home uses? It’s most probably not the most considered element of owning or renting a home, but energy efficiency is key to running an environmentally (and financially) sound home. There are some actions that we as consumers can take control of in order to monitor our individual energy consumption, and we’re able to see the impact and benefits of those decisions. At Dusk Lighting we’re taking a look at the reasons why we should all be more aware of our energy efficiency... Read More

22/09/2017

Lighting Guide: Party Season Prep

Opening your home to family and friends during the upcoming party season can be a wonderful time to make new memories and reaffirm existing bonds, but as a host it can also bring with it a number of potential issues! Getting your house ready for visitors, whether it’s redecorating or simply carrying out a deep clean, can benefit your home as a whole, long after the party ends. From laidback get togethers, to carefully crafted dinner parties, take the stress out of party season prep with the Dusk Lighting guide... Read More

15/09/2017

Cosy Lounge Ideas For Winter

During the spring and summer months, lounges are often stripped back. The good weather outside means that we tend to spend less time in front of the television, and more time doing things we enjoy in the great outdoors to make the most of the warmer, lighter evenings. When it comes to creating a cosy lounge for autumn and winter, it’s all about adding extra accessories that will boost the comfort factor in preparation for you and your family spending more time in the room. Take a look through some... Read More

25/08/2017

Decor Tips: Complimenting Colours

Summertime often gets us thinking about refreshing our home decor, whether it’s giving the walls a new lick of paint, or changing up homeware to reflect the season. In this post we are taking a look at the best complimenting colours to consider for your home updates according to the warm and cool colour palettes. Our lighting suggestions can serve as modern interior design inspiration, due to their compatibility to the colour scheme – lighting really can make such a huge difference!   Colour schemes for a lounge The lounge... Read More

18/08/2017
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Decorating The Student Digs

Whether you’re staying in student halls or moving into a house share, moving away to university is a time of self-discovery, but you also want to be able to put your own stamp on your environment. In this post we’re looking at ways to personalise student digs and how to create an office area for students. If you’re returning to uni next month or beginning a new chapter by starting the first year of your course, read ahead for some helpful tips from Dusk Lighting. Ways to personalise your student... Read More

11/08/2017

Creating The Perfect Home Office

Whether you’re a student, professional freelancer or simply in need of a space to do some extra work from home, the perfect home office is crucial to creating the right environment to help you perform well. At Dusk Lighting, we understand that it can be difficult to separate home life from work, especially if the two seem to overlap, so we’ve come up with some excellent ideas and how to design the perfect home office or study. A home office can be a place suitable for all of the family;... Read More

01/08/2017
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Renovating Your Home

When you’re ready financially and mentally to embark on a renovating or remodelling journey for your home, it’s helpful to gain all of the useful information you can to ensure a smooth operation of change. Upheaval is temporary, so just keep in mind the end goal – a beautiful home transformation! Here at Dusk Lighting we’d like to share with you our tips on how to renovate your home and offer some remodelling inspiration for you to be prepared with the know-how when it comes to changing your home, inside... Read More