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Everything You Should Know About Smart Home Lighting

Smart lights let you control a bulb remotely via an app on your phone, through a smart speaker or even by talking to them. You can program when the lights go on and off, change a bulb’s color as well as find your own creative uses. Here are a few things to consider when choosing which smart lights are right for you.

LED Color Changing Light Bulbs

If you haven't yet caught on to the LED color changing light bulb trend, maybe it's time! At the very...


How to Replace a Fluorescent Light Bulb

First step? Check the fixture for other problems.


How to Install Elegant Cove Lighting

Soft light and rich drama for any room


The Correct Way to Install a Light Bulb

Illuminate yourself to this handy hint to prevent light bulbs from breaking in light sockets. It's the best way to...

DIY Dictionary: 3-Way Switch

What is a 3-way switch? A three-way switch is one that allows you to control a ceiling light (or other...


How to Add a Light

Make an existing switch do double duty by adding another light fixture.


How to Find the Correct Motion-Activated Switch for Fluorescent Lights

Use switches rated for electronic ballasts with most newer fluorescent lights


Tips for Replacing Fluorescent Bulbs

They may look burned out, but don't get rid of them until the light goes bad


Save Money by Upgrading Fluorescent Fixtures

Replacing the ballast in an old fixture is a must


Fluorescent Light Problems and Repair

Cure flickering fluorescent lights in minutes