1. Pros & Cons of Recessed Lighting

    There are many reasons why recessed lighting could be a great fit for your home, and also many reasons why recessed lighting could be a terrible idea. Consider these pros and cons of recessed lighting before you start cutting holes in your ceiling. Advantages of Recessed Lighting Recessed lighting is an important tool to provide more functional space within your home. Recessed lighting may not be …Read More

  2. Which Finish Fits Your Style?

    Choosing the right light fixture finish can really tie your home together while choosing the wrong finish can make your light fixture stand out like a sore thumb. Here are some tips to consider while choosing a finish on your light fixture to fit the style of your home. Chrome & Nickel Chrome and nickel are both very versatile finishes that overall fit very well with different design styles. M…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 LaGrange, 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

  9. 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

  10. 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