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. Bring the Inside Out

    FIXTURE FUN: Bring the comforts of home outdoors Regardless of the season, it is becoming common to turn a patio, deck or outdoor space into an additional family room with modern amenities and beautiful furnishings. These days, it’s not unusual to see rugs, televisions, sofas and chandeliers used outside. Hortons Home Lighting are making this transition easier with expanded lines of decorative l…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. Explore the Latest Lighting Trends

    CONNECTED HOME: Get educated on smart homes With all the talk about smart technology and connected homes the process may seem complicated and expensive. However, that does not have to be the case. There are some simple and surprisingly inexpensive options available on today’s market. Both Legrand N.A. and Lutron Electronics offer reasonably priced, easy-to-install automation products designed to…Read More

  10. Using Black to Blend Fixtures and Decor

    Lighting is one of the most impactful elements in home décor. When it’s time for an update, many homeowners find they can make the biggest impact by replacing all of their old, outdated lighting. That’s great advice for those who can simply replace all of their existing fixtures with new ones. But what if you don’t want to replace all of your fixtures and worry that bringing in one or two n…Read More