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Trends in Residential Lighting

When it comes to trends in residential lighting, the number one thing we see is that more and more homeowners are moving to smart technology. While styles and fashions come and go, the trend toward automating the lighting in your home is particularly popular. Technology is only going to continue to improve, so the best electricians are plugged in and getting it done.

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Before You Insulate that Attic Crawl Space

The attic crawl space gets the most attention at Christmastime when the decorations come out. The rest of the year, most people ignore it. It’s not filled with heirlooms and Grandma’s goodies. It’s just a crawl space, maybe barely that in the many flat-roofed row homes that abound in Washington, DC. However, when you’re thinking about adding insulation, it could be that your crawl space just stepped up to the most critical place in the house.

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Do Dimmers Save Electricity?

Dimmers are handy tools that make lighting more personal. The advancements in dimmer switches have come a long way since they were first introduced in 1959. They are now frequently used to create the desired mood and can be controlled in many different ways. But can they save you money? Let’s look deeper into the cost savings of dimmer switches.

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Overhead Lighting for the Way We Live Today

2020 has changed the way we view our homes. For many, it is no longer just space you come to sleep; it is where you spend the majority of your time. Today, the way we live often involves much more time spent in the home, whether it is relaxing with a small group of family and friends, remote learning, or working from home. Our houses may need some modifications to function more comfortably in these changing times. One consideration is overhead lighting.

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Best Lighting for Work and Study at Home

More than ever before, kids and adults are using the home for both their school and workplace. Even as life goes back to “normal,” many people will continue to spend more time working or taking classes at home. Creating an environment at home that is conducive to remote and online work should include a plan for lighting. Here are some ideas to ensure that you provide the best lighting for working and studying at home. 

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Should You Add Closet and Cabinet Lighting?

 

Has there ever been a better time to clear out unwanted clutter? We're all spending more time at home, making it harder to ignore disorganization you usually overlook in the hustle and bustle of daily life. If there is one single benefit from the entire COVID-19 experience, many homeowners have had extra time to clean out and de-clutter closets, cabinets, and other storage areas.

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