Lighting ideas for your backyard

February 10, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Lights & Fixtures

Wondering how to enhance the appearance of your house? One of the easy and quite effective ways to do so is to modify the lighting of your backyard. Few things are required for you to keep in mind. The first is the area of your backyard and how many lights should you put to make it bright and well lit. You can arrange for lamp posts all the way from your outdoor space to the backyard. It looks very beautiful and elegant and a plus point is that you can see properly where you are stepping.

Another nice and easy idea of lighting your backyard is by lighting the trees in your backyard. You can fix small bulbs in the branches of the trees which looks amazing. If you have a small pond, use LED lights which will give a stunning effect to the water of the pond lend by the lights. You can also think about getting motion sensitive lights that is very effective if any unknown person enters your backyard.

LED Lighting is the (Light) Wave of the Future

November 01, 2010  //  Posted by: qwcdirect  //  Category: Home Care, Home Improvement, Lights & Fixtures

LED lighting or Light Emitting Diode is not a new phenomenon in any way and has been in vogue for quite a few years at a stretch. And these are mostly applied in niche applications akin to small trinkets along with indicator lighting. In accordance with scores of studies, application of LED lighting involves a lot of benefits in one go apart from other notable aspects. All these are definite to make Light Emitting Diode wave of the future, opine a few schools of thoughts. There is another prediction that LED lighting would reach further than electronic applications into commercial and home lighting in addition.

Let’s focus on benefits of Light Emitting Diode lighting. It includes lighting include automobile taillights and interior lights, flashlights and key chains, and LED-based projection televisions. LED lighting is used in military increasingly. The sole reason is LED flashlights capable to work with UV-LED canteen water treatment devices and dark-vision glasses.


October 20, 2010  //  Posted by: qwcdirect  //  Category: Bathroom & Fixtures, Home Care, Home Decor, Home Improvement, Lights & Fixtures

Enlighten the bathroom is one of the most important part for it is good to look at. For relaxation purpose a well-designed bathroom is earnestly necessary. One should install lights such that the broad daylight complements the electrical light during the daytime. Not only that, one should pay heed to his or her attention towards two important aspects. One is the shower and toilet and the other is the mirror.

There are also vanity lights and bar lights through which one can simply enlighten bathroom. For wide mirrors, the fixed sconce lights with the bathroom walls in both side of the mirror can appear as an enlighten bathroom. Bathroom wall light sconces are available in a number of designs in the market. A good bit of brightness is always preferred by the individual. While sitting in the bathroom it looks nice then it seems to be a practically effective bathroom. Good quality lighting can keep one enjoying a great bathroom session.

Basement Finishing – Design and Layout of Electrical Systems

January 28, 2010  //  Posted by: CTSI Home Maker  //  Category: Home Improvement, Lights & Fixtures

nullElectrical systems call out for a clear understanding on the local and states codes applying in the area. Many states however use a uniform code which applies across nation but it’s important to confirm that and avoid the assumption. For example, one is able to reach an electrical outlet with six feet of cord any where on the wall with great ease.

It is vital to note that the basement, kitchen and bathrooms must be near a Ground faulty circuit. This will prevent shock from any faulty appliances or water that may collide with any appliances. You should also consider laying out some form of light on the basement area which is known to produce a warm and natural glow among other things. Once you are through with the layout of electrical systems, be sure to call an electrician who will approve and give recommendation accordingly.