LED Rope Lights

Good use of LED rope lights can add a fun decorative touch to any environment while also creating a useful source of light. Rope lights can be hung or mounted almost anywhere without any structural modifications to a home or place of business. They provide a practical and stylish way to brighten any space, either indoors or outdoors.

LED Rope lighting can be used to provide subtle accent lighting, for example they can be hung under cabinets or other overhanging places. Or colored rope lighting can be used more visibly for a bold look. Outdoors they can be used as step, deck or landscape lights. Continue reading

Are All LED Lights The Same?

If you’re looking to upgrade some of the lights in your home or if you’re considering adding something new but you want to go with something energy-efficient LEDs are a great choice, but it is important to know not all LED lights are the same.

These lights have a lot of advantages over traditional bulbs. They are incredibly efficient, durable and versatile, but they are also more expensive to purchase initially. While this upfront expense will pay off multiple times over with the regular energy savings you’ll experience, you want to make sure you are choosing a quality bulb that will last like it is supposed to.

There is one easy way to make sure you are buying a quality LED light. Look for the Energy Star label to ensure the light has been tested for quality and longevity. To receive this label the light has to go through and pass these tests. Continue reading

Battery Powered LED Lights

There are a lot of styles of LED lights available these days, but one of the most versatile may be battery-powered LED lights. These battery operated lights can be used practically anywhere and with the blend of LED lighting technology and battery technology they will last a lot longer between battery changes than their incandescent counterparts.

There are a few specific styles of battery operated LEDs that are more common. They can be used in a variety of places from the kitchen or basement to the garden. Most solar LED lights even feature a sensor that will automatically turn them on and off at dusk and dawn.

Here are just a few creative ways you can use these battery powered lights to improve specific areas of your home or your car, or even for special events.
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LED Wall Lights

LED lights have become increasingly popular in recent years providing more options for those of us looking for lights that don’t consume as much energy. LED wall lights can provide a few distinct features that aren’t as found in other types of home lighting. They are a very energy efficient way to illuminate your home, both inside and outdoors.

There are a few different types of LED wall lights available from wall sconces to accent lights like LED step lights. Most types of LEDs available are for very specific uses so it’s important to know how you intend to use it before you start shopping for them. Continue reading

LED String Lights

String lights have had a certain appeal since they were introduced on the market, but add LED to the mix and you get the same great look and feel but with greater energy efficiency. The LED technology has been a perfect fit for string and rope lights and has not only made using them more affordable, but also more environmental. Not only do these lights use less energy, but because they last so long one string will last for several years, even if you use them regularly.

These light strings are incredibly versatile. If you don’t want to cut into your walls or stairs they can be used as step lights. They can be used to add a festive touch to a certain area of your home, like a bar. They can be used anywhere outside from the garden to the patio or deck. Not only are they long lasting and efficient, they are also more durable and they don’t get hot so they are safer for use outdoors.

Here are just a few ways you can use LED string lights to brighten up your home without spending much money to do it. Continue reading

LED Night Light

A simple little LED night light actually has many possible uses. It is most commonly used to simply add some light to dark areas of the house at night to increase visibility and safety. LED night lights are commonly used in bathrooms to help provide a soft light during the middle of the night — one that won’t wake you up too much but one that will allow you to see enough so you don’t have to turn on something brighter.

They are also frequently used in kids rooms to increase visibility and to make the room seem less dark and scary. But these handy little LEDs can be used in many other places and ways in the home.

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LED Accent Lights

If you want to highlight specific areas of your home consider using LED accent lights. These lights are primarily used to highlight a specific item like a picture or a structure in your yard, but they can also be used as a source of light that enhances the appearance of a room or an outdoor area. LED step lights are one good example of this.

There are a few different ways to use these accent lights both inside and outdoors. What will work best for you will depend on the layout and style of your home, as well as the look and function you want from them. Using LEDs as accents offers a few advantages over more traditional styles of lights. One of the big advantages is the money you will save on your electric bill, but the fact that they don’t produce heat makes them perfect for highlighting pictures and artwork. Continue reading