1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Hallways, Entrances and Foyers: Lighting Your Homes Trickiest Spaces

    Entrances, hallways and foyers all have a major commonality: These spaces are typically the focal point to the entrance of your home. Guests are greeted in these areas and you use the spaces as a means to get to other rooms throughout your home. While these spaces are one of the first you and your guests will see upon entering your home, they can be some of the harder spots in a house to light. Th…Read More

  6. Is your office spoiling your health?

    With the days being shorter, we all feel that mental slump and lack of productivity to get work done. But don’t blame the winter blues! Your office space could be a major contributor that is affecting your health. If your home office or workplace is poorly lit, you may not be receiving enough lighting, which can put a damper on your mood. Here are a few easy tricks to brighten your workspace so …Read More

  7. Holiday Hosting without Breaking the Bank

    When it comes to hosting your family for the holiday season, we know that this time can be one of great joy as well as great stress. This year, remove the stress from what should be a festive occasion with these easy tips to stay on budget for holiday hosting. One of the easiest ways to remove the stress and overspending from holiday hosting is to have a potluck dinner! From timing to seasoning, b…Read More

  8. What Lighting Updates Do You Want To Make in 2018?

    Around this time last year, we wrote about creating a new lighting design for 2017. Now that 2017 is almost over, we felt that it was once again time to think about the lighting updates you want to make in the New Year. With 2018 only a little over a month away, now is the time to begin planning what you want to do in your home or business. At Hortons Home Lighting in La Grange, Chicago, and Orlan…Read More

  9. Stay Stylish and Save Energy with the Right Ceiling Fan

    While topics like sweater weather and pumpkin spice might be dominating much of the conversation, over at the American Lighting Association we’re excited about the energy savings that come along with cooler weather! This week, we celebrated the fifth annual National Ceiling Fan Day (NCFD), which got us thinking about what excellent energy-saving resources fans can be. According to NCFD founder F…Read More

  10. Holiday Home Updates

    Thanksgiving turkey, Christmas tree lighting, and New Year’s countdowns are all fast approaching. These holidays bring colder weather, gift giving and festive parties, but is your home ready to accommodate the celebrations? Here are some simple home updates to make before the doorbell chimes to announce guests arriving. One easy way to get your home ready for the holidays is with some comprehens…Read More