1. Light the Moment

    Save energy and help protect the planet by using environmentally friendly LED bulbs. ENERGY STAR's Light the Moment video is part of a year-long campaign encouraging the use of LEDs. GREEN LIGHT: Switch to LEDs to save energy, money You can make a positive impact on our lives by making a commitment to conserve energy and protect the environment. Just by changing out your inefficient light bulbs wi…Read More

  2. Updating Your Basement Lighting

    When you were a kid, your house’s basement may have a been a dark and scary place where you didn’t dare venture unless you were with one of your parents. As you got older, you may have found the darkness and dinginess of the basement to be a bit more appealing, and you may have even moved your bedroom down there. Today, basements are much more than storage spaces and spots for the washer and d…Read More

  3. What Size Ceiling Fan Do You Need?

    Even though there’s still one week left in January, you might be thinking about the first time you’ll turn on the ceiling fans this spring. You may even have the fans running counterclockwise right now to help circulate the warm air from your furnace. Whatever the case may be, it’s important to make sure your fans are working properly and that they’re the right size for the room they’re …Read More

  4. Layering Kitchen Lighting for Your Home

    Kitchens are not just for cooking and eating, most kitchens are truly the heart of the home. In more modern homes, the open concept kitchen has become common and allows for food prepping, eating, and entertaining family and guests. With the kitchen taking on more of a role in the home, kitchen lighting is key in allowing for it to feel welcoming, but also aid in the functionality aspect. This is d…Read More

  5. 5 Home Lighting Mistakes to Avoid

    There is more to home lighting than style and wattage. When selecting lighting for your home, it is important to choose the fixtures that are going to compliment your home’s style, ensure there is enough light, and set the perfect mood based on the space. Before purchasing the fixture you’ve had your eye on, consider these five mistakes homeowners make when selecting light fixtures in their ho…Read More

  6. Ready for a Redo?

    When it comes to home renovation projects, the first place to start is usually the kitchen. The latest trends in finish-outs and appliances will impact your lighting choices. RIGHT LIGHT: Countertops impact lighting choices Most high-end homes are now using quartz-based countertops, particularly with a matte finish, also sometimes called suede, honed or leathered. The matte finish trend alleviates…Read More

  7. Using Lighting to Create an Outdoor Oasis

    You don’t have to plan a lavish vacation to relax this summer. With the right lighting, your back yard can become your own private retreat, allowing you to enjoy a mini getaway without leaving your home. It’s easier – and less expensive – than you might imagine to transform your existing patio, deck or pool area into a space you’ll love. A new lighting scheme can turn your back yard into…Read More

  8. Bathroom Lighting to Fit Your Needs and Style

    At Hortons Home Lighting, we have hundreds of styles to choose from for lighting every room of your home. From traditional to modern we have light fixtures to bring your home’s design aesthetic into even the smallest room of your home, the bathroom. Rustic Farmhouse Farmhouse bathroom finishes are topped off perfectly with this beautiful one light sconce to set the mood. The antique forged iron …Read More

  9. Manufacturer Spotlight: Maxim

    Hortons Home Lighting is proud to offer the best selection of ceiling fans and light fixtures in the Chicagoland area. Our three convenient locations have been serving our neighbors of La Grange, Orland Park, and Chicago for over 100 years. Since opening, we have helped customers find the light perfect fixtures for their home. One of the great manufacturers that we stock for our customers is Maxim…Read More

  10. Lighting Your Indoor Stairways

    If your home has more than one floor, then it’s extremely important to ensure that your indoor stairways have adequate lighting. You and your family need to be able to see as you traverse the stairs, and not enough light or too much light can greatly impact how the space feels and functions. Safety is always a priority when it comes to stairways, but it’s also important to consider the aesthet…Read More