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Choosing an Outdoor Fan

Year-round beautiful weather is one of the perks of living in Queensland, and no-where do we love entertaining more than on the big back deck. Here are our tips for selecting the perfect ceiling fan for your entertainment area.

Why Install a Ceiling Fan?

Saving 40% on your power bill never looked so COOL!

Stylish Fans - Taking a look at the trends this Summer

From modern to coastal cool, we take a look at some of the trends emerging in the world of ceiling fans.

AC vs DC Ceiling Fans

Looking to find out the key differences between AC and DC ceiling fans? Read up on the new, sophisticated technology that brings with it a host of benefits.

Fans, winter and you - how to save energy

Everybody knows that ceiling fans help you feel cooler. Through a process called evaporation, the fans generate a breeze that facilitate evaporation, which cools the body. What everybody doesn’t know is that ceiling fans can be used in much the same way as you use them in summer, but in this case, they help facilitate heating in the room.

Bedrooms and Pendant Lighting

Hanging a pendant light either side of your bed is a clever and efficient way to provide task or mood lighting in your bedroom (especially when space is at a premium).

Lighting your home: What you need to know

Looking to create a flattering glow yet still have enough wattage to see what you’re doing? This speedy lesson in lamps, fixtures, and bulbs (plus some room-by-room tips) will illuminate the way.

What you need to know about LED lighting in your home

We all know that LEDs are way better for the environment than their incandescent forefathers. But that doesn’t mean you’ve been convinced to make the switch. If you’re still teetering on the fence between LED and incandescent, here are some things you need to know before switching to LED lighting.

Cozy up your home for winter

If the dark winter days on the horizon have got you down, it may be time to warm up your home's lighting. Here's some top tips!

Pick the perfect table lamp in 4 steps

Sometimes all it takes is one perfect table lamp to complete a room. But what makes a perfect design?