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19/07/2016
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UK Regulations for Fire Rated Downlights

When choosing fire rated downlights make sure you know all the facts. Here is our handy blog on fire rated downlights explained and the meaning of fire rated downlights.   A fire rated downlight is a recessed light that protects the ceiling from fire after a hole has been cut to hold a new light fitting.   Installing fire rated downlights is only necessary when they are recessed or semi-recessed, rather than surface mounted.  This is because it is the hole that is cut for recessed downlights that compromises the... Read More

24/05/2016
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Lighting Trends for 2016: LED Lighting

When it comes to choosing lighting for your house, there are no set rules. Every single person will have different ideas about what they want, and how to go about implementing these ideas inside the home. What a lot of people don’t realise is that lighting design can be extremely creative, with a lot of different options to choose between. Here at ideas4lighting, we think there is nothing that brilliant lighting can’t do to brighten up a room, and make it that much more special. Every year, there are specific... Read More

24/05/2016
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How to Make a Windowless Room Wonderful

We all love natural light; there’s something intrinsically beautiful about a big window with lots of sunshine streaming in. It makes a room feel fresh, bright and welcoming. However, not every room gets the natural light you might wish it did, and some may have no natural light at all. So what can you do with such rooms to stop them feeling like dark, dingy caves? Choose Colours Carefully Colour choices are always important, but when your room has little or no natural light, it’s even more important. Sticking to... Read More

24/05/2016
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How to Decorate a Small Bathroom

If you have a bathroom where space is at a premium, it can be difficult to decorate it effectively without it looking cluttered. As with any small space that you’re decorating, it’s all in the details. In this blog, we’ll look at how you can maximise the space you have. Clear Out Your Clutter No matter how big or small your bathroom might be, it is always going to function better if it’s well-organised. Find another place to store the non-essentials.  A small bathroom doesn’t need too many decorations; your... Read More

24/05/2016
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Mood Lighting: How Lighting Affects How You Feel

Having the right lighting in your home is important and can enhance any interior design, but did you know that having the right lighting can also affect your mood? At Ideas 4 Lighting, we are here to help you get the most out of your lighting scheme, and we want to ensure that the lighting in your home makes you feel as good as possible. Here are some of the ways that lighting can affect how you feel. Lighting and the Neurologic and Endocrine System Many scientists have claimed that... Read More

24/05/2016
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Lighting Inspiration for Your Home: A Room by Room Guide (Infographic)

Here at Ideas4Lighting we’re passionate about great interior design and understand the important role lighting has to play in creating the perfect design. The right lighting scheme can really enhance both the look and feel of the rooms in your home and help you to strike the right balance between style and functionality. With this in mind we’ve created this handy infographic; Lighting Inspiration for Your Home: A Room by Room Guide, to get you inspired with the lighting in your home, so you can create the perfect lighting design.