1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Lighting a Rental Property

    When you’re adding new lighting to your own home, it can be somewhat easy to pick fixtures based on how they look and how they will function within a certain room. A rental property that you own may require a different approach when it comes to lighting. It’s still good to choose fixtures that you like, but it’s important to remember that you’re not going to be the one living there. At Hor…Read More

  5. A New Lighting Design for the New Year

    It may only be November, but the New Year isn’t far away. There are plenty of new things that come about when the calendar changes, and you may have grand plans for your home in 2017. A major part of those plans might be the lighting, and if it is, it’s important to find the fixtures that you want so you can create the rooms where you’ll enjoy spending time. You may have put off updating you…Read More

  6. Lighting Your Writing Area

    You may not have the next great American novel, but you still have a great idea for a book, and if you have the time to write it, it's important to have a dedicated writing space in your home. Every great writer had a desk or a corner of the house where they jotted down notes or sat at their typewriter for hours on end, creating stories and characters that would live forever. One important aspect …Read More