1. 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

  2. Tips to Avoid Chaos in the Kitchen this Turkey Day

    Thanksgiving is just around the corner! We are all ready to stuff our bellies full of pumpkin pie! But is your kitchen prepared to handle the upcoming workload of cooking as well as the various guests that will be coming and going throughout this festive day? Here are a few simple tips to keep your kitchen tasks running smoothly this turkey day. Get Organized An essential way of keeping the entire…Read More

  3. Get Your Exterior Lights Ready for the Winter Months

    October is nearly over, and with Halloween just around the corner and Thanksgiving not far behind, Chicagoland residents know that winter will be here before you know it. When it comes to your outdoor lighting, there are few things you can do to get your fixtures ready for the colder months of the year. At Hortons Home Lighting, we can help you find replacement fixtures, bulbs, and other options t…Read More

  4. 2017 Home Decor Trends

    If you’re still trying to catch your home up on the latest décor trends of 2017, there’s still time! Here is a list of must have home decorating trends to add to your home now. Color Trends 2017 has seen a big surge in beige and green tones. Not only are these colors making an appearance on walls, but they have also become popular in sofas, backsplashes, and cabinets. 2016 was the year of cle…Read More

  5. Halloween Party Hosting

    If the fun festivities of the fall season make this time of year your favorite, then this article is for you. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years are all right around the corner. This year, kick start the holidays with style by throwing a spooky Halloween party. Get the party rolling with these easy Halloween hosting tips.If the fun festivities of the fall season make this time of ye…Read More

  6. When Was the Last Time You Looked at Your Lampshades?

    You most likely have lamps in every room of your house (except perhaps the kitchen and the bathroom), and they are an important part of your lighting design. You have floor lamps in the living room, table lamps in the bedroom, and a desk lamp in the office, but when was the last time you looked at the shades on each fixture? The design and style of your lampshades can have an impact on the look an…Read More

  7. How to Prepare Your Home for Fall

    Happy first day of fall! Now is the time for chilly nights bundled up by the campfire and walking through crunchy leaves to pick the perfect apples. While all these activities that are yet to begin sound exciting, make sure you add home preparation to your to-do list this season. Here is a list of tips to prepare your home for the coming season both inside and out:Happy first day of fall! Now is t…Read More

  8. Common Lighting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    When it comes to accenting your style with home lighting, it can be difficult to find the perfect piece that draws the setting together. Unfortunately, many homeowners make three common mistakes when picking a light fixture. Avoid making these mistakes yourself and be on your way to a well lit and very put-together home! Wrong Light Fixture Size Probably the most common mistake people make when it…Read More

  9. Fall is Nearly Here – Is Your Lighting Ready?

    August is nearly over, and that means that fall isn’t too far away. You’ve most likely noticed the days getting shorter over the past few weeks, and with the sun setting a few minutes earlier each day, it can often mean that you’re spending more time inside with the lights on. At Hortons Home Lighting, we want to make sure that your lighting is ready for fall and winter, and if you’re look…Read More

  10. 5 Ways to Use Lighting to Make Your Room Feel Bigger

    Is a new addition on your home out of the question? Believe it or not, there are actually many ways to make the inside of your home feel bigger without adding on any square footage. Your home lighting design can play a big role in how big your room feels. Here are 5 ways to use lighting to make your room have the open concept of your dreams. 1. Long Lighting There’s nothing more stylish than a c…Read More