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Let there be Light: Formulating Our Renovation Plan

Let there be Light: Formulating Our Renovation Plan

Joe and Lulu continue their Feng Shui renovation

Welcome to the Richmond House: Lessons in Lighting and Feng Shui

Welcome to the Richmond House: Lessons in Lighting and Feng Shui

A newlywed couple share their lessons in lighting and Feng Shui as they transform their historic Richmond home.

The Joy of Daylighting

The Joy of Daylighting

If you’re seeking an energy-efficiently lighting system for your home that is easy to install and will last for years, Solatube is your answer.

Connecting with a Solatube Premier Dealer: Residential Daylighting Experts

Connecting with a Solatube Premier Dealer: Residential Daylighting Experts

The best way to shop for Solatube is to visit one of their premiere dealers who can answer any and all questions about the Solatube Daylighting System.

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Solatube International – Where Daylighting Begins

A behind the scenes look at Solatube International’s design and manufacturing headquarters near San Diego, CA

Installing Landscape Lighting Into Caliche

Installing Landscape Lighting Into Caliche

Use a cordless drill and masonry bit to deal with tough caliche dirt.

Keep Your Home Safe While You’re On Summer Vacation

Keep Your Home Safe While You’re On Summer Vacation

Summer is a prime time for traveling. And while you’re packing and preparing, we suggest taking some time to make sure your home is protected while you’re away.

Living with Solatube Daylighting

Living with Solatube Daylighting

The Solatube Daylighting system altered the comfort, feel and light of our home for the better.

Stop Searching and Start Finding with LED Under-Cabinet Lighting

Stop Searching and Start Finding with LED Under-Cabinet Lighting

Easy to install and super bright, these LED under cabinet lights are perfect to illuminate those dark spaces.

Reader Challenge: What To Do With Exposed Junction Boxes?

Reader Challenge: What To Do With Exposed Junction Boxes?

Alright, Charles and Hudson readers, I need your sage advice. I have an issue with my two upstairs bedroom light junction boxes and I’m hoping you can help me out. See it? See how the junction boxes literally hang out of my ceiling and into the rooms? It’s been driving […]

Use Landscape Lighting To Enhance Safety

Use Landscape Lighting To Enhance Safety

While some people prefer a very in-your-face style of home security presence, there are others who lean more towards a subtle, multi-purpose approach to ensuring their home’s safety. One way to accomplish a more low-key, yet attractive level of security is to install landscape lighting around your home. Landscape lighting […]

How To Install a Light Dimmer Switch

How To Install a Light Dimmer Switch

When your lights are controlled by a dimmer switch, they utilize less electricity when you have dimmed the lights. In the long term, this will reduce your consumption of electricity which in turn lowers your electric bill. Changing out your old light switch is a quick and easy task that […]

Home Security Monitoring Systems

Home Security Monitoring Systems

There are many home security systems to consider when laying out your plan for home protection. The advancements in these systems grow by leaps and bounds as technology changes and prices drop. Real-time monitoring systems are now all expected to be online and connected. You should be able to login […]

Set The Mood (Lighting) With New GE App

Set The Mood (Lighting) With New GE App

With the continued popularity of smart phones and tablets, it seems like there’s a new app every few days. The latest must-have download? The GE Mood Lighting Cam app, a clever invention from the renowned lighting company. Snap a photo of a room or area in your home, and load […]

How To Organize A Nursery

How To Organize A Nursery

One of the more fun (and yet so frustrating) parts of making little people is creating a space for them in which to eventually reside. Yet once the furniture is built, the impossibly small clothes are folded, and the VOC-free paint is dry on the walls, it’s time to make […]

Transform Your Home Before Thanksgiving

Transform Your Home Before Thanksgiving

That wonderful day of eating and giving thanks is a mere week away! You’re probably busy planning your menu (and devising your grocery store plan of attack), but if you have any spare time, consider one (or several) of these simple projects that are designed to add maximum impact to […]

Create a Winter-Free Space In Your Home

Create a Winter-Free Space In Your Home

As the temperatures finally begin to drop, it’s ever more apparent that winter is just around the corner. While it may be easy to keep your spirits bright during the holiday season, once January hits, the weather and our moods can be the dumps for a lot of us. Grey […]

A Successful Lighting Plan Starts With Layering

A Successful Lighting Plan Starts With Layering

You already know that, just a few years ago, I was woefully ignorant when it came to lighting. I existed solely on pre-installed overhead lights, relishing a soft, ambient glow only when the Christmas tree was lit. I’ve now embraced a mix of lighting sources, which, it turns out, is […]

Illuminate A Small Space With These Lighting Tips

Illuminate A Small Space With These Lighting Tips

If you’re DIYing on a budget, it’s all about making thoughtful decisions that will enhance a room without leaving you penniless. Making a few lighting changes, especially if you find yourself in a small space, can go a long way at maximizing the existing dimensions of the room — and, […]

Apartment Renovation Inspiration

Apartment Renovation Inspiration

I can’t stop looking at the pictures of a full apartment renovation that recently appeared in a guest post on one of my favorite blogs, A Brooklyn Limestone In Progress. The contributor, Nicole Cohen, just launched her own blog but stopped over at BL to share a wealth of pictures […]

What Your Need In Your Home To Ride Out a Storm

What Your Need In Your Home To Ride Out a Storm

It’s nearly summer. And with skyrocketing temperatures come the chance for severe weather and power outages. In July 2006, we spent nearly a week sans power at This D*mn House in 100-degree heat following a series of back-to-back storms that wiped out powerlines, roadways, trees and even some homes in […]