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4 ways to improve airflow in your home

Has one room in your home ever felt warmer or colder than another and you didn’t understand why? Your home needs fresh air to be a comfortable environment, but unlike your car, you can’t roll the windows down and put it in drive.

How fans can save you money in winter

When it’s the middle of winter and freezing outside, it's probably safe to say that most of us aren't thinking about our ceiling fans. However, running fans in the colder months can actually save up to 10% on heating costs and is as simple as flipping a switch.

10 ways to freshen your bedroom lighting

Bedrooms have evolved from slumber zones into multi-functional rooms that can be tricky to illuminate. Here are ten tips for freshening up your lighting. Whatever your aim with lighting your home, we can help ...

Top tips for lighting your kitchen the right way

Kitchens aren't just for cooking, they're often the spot where people gather in the home. Whether you're looking for better lighting for your cooking tasks or want to create a more welcoming space for friends and family, here are 14 tips for better kitchen lighting.

5 things you need to know about bathroom lighting

The bathroom is our go-to place for beauty and grooming routines in the morning and soothing relaxation rituals in the evening. So when it comes lighting in bathrooms, it's the functional and the fancy that's required to ensure it suits from lights on to lights out.

Do your eyes a favour – get a desk lamp

Usually, people see desk lamps or study lamps as just another piece of decorating or lightening item to facilitate them in their study or work. But study lamps really do a lot for us. Usually, people see desk lamps or study lamps as just another piece of decorating or lightening item to facilitate them in their study or work. But study lamps really do a lot for us.

Why you need dimmer switches

Dimmer switches are an economical, easy way to make a big difference in your home’s lighting appeal, as well as in your energy use. An often overlooked decorating secret, dimmers can change the mood of a room with just a touch.

Why exhaust fans matter – and how to do it right

Houses today are designed or adapted to keep the elements out; windows are fitted to be draught-free and insulation keeps the heat in during colder weather, saving money and energy at the same time. That’s great for most rooms in the house, but when it comes to bathrooms and kitchens, there’s one big problem: moisture.

Get your lighting right from the start

Considering where your lights will go, or even what sort of lighting you want to use, may seem to be a long way into the future if you are just starting out on building a new home or undertaking a mass renovation, but it’s actually the perfect time to start planning that final look.

7 lighting mistakes you don’t want to make

Renovating, redecorating or indeed building – all exciting projects. But there’s lots to go wrong, so take these tips from us when it comes to lighting your dream home.