Dusk Lighting | Blog

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

28/05/2018

Lighting Your First Home

Whether you’re moving straight out of the family home or you’re exiting the rental market to a more permanent home base, buying your first home is a huge step forward and an important investment. Expressing your personality and preferred interior design scheme whilst sticking to optimum functionality can be a daunting task for any new homeowner. Here at Dusk Lighting, we’ve created a guide to lighting your first home and how to get the most out of your home lighting setup depending on lighting types and rooms. Lighting type As... 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

13/02/2018

Scandinavian Interior Design Inspiration

If we take the time to consider some of the most memorable home decor trends of the 21st century so far, we can safely say that the Scandinavian trend of neutral colour palettes, natural materials and minimalism will top the list. The cool Scandinavian influence on interior design trends has been difficult to ignore, and many of the designer lighting brands that we stock here at Dusk Lighting are infusing their lighting designs with a little Scandinavian interior design inspiration. Today we are embracing this trend and showing you our... Read More

19/01/2018

How To Create The Right Atmosphere In Your Home

Our home is often described as a sanctuary; a place where we can relax, be ourselves and work on creating our favourite environment. For many, their home is a place to switch off and unwind, though for those who work at home it may also act as an inspiring and motivating place to live. There are many ways that we can create the right atmosphere in our homes for certain situations, and today at Dusk Lighting we’re discussing how lighting can play an important role in facilitating a calming, peaceful... 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

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