Lighting and Fans Guides

Lighting and Fans Guides

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ceiling fan remote
PROJECT GUIDE How to Install a Ceiling Fan Remote
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to install a ceiling fan remote to control fan settings from a distance
living room featuring peel and stick wallpaper
INSPIRATION GUIDE 12 Decorating Tips for Renters
Use these tips to decorate your home and get back your security deposit
Track Lighting - Track Lighting
BUYING GUIDE Types of Track Lighting
Track Lighting provides a great deal of flexibility and is easy to install
A kitchen with LED lighting
PROJECT GUIDE LED Retrofitting: How to Convert Fluorescent to LED
Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Update your lighting by learning how to convert fluorescent light to LED
Recessed lighting installed in a room with a drop ceiling.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Install Recessed Lights in a Drop Ceiling
Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Recessed lighting for drop ceilings is an effective design that requires some planning
Changing Ceiling Fan Directions
PROJECT GUIDE Ceiling Fan Direction in Summer and Winter
Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Set your ceiling fan to turn in the proper direction to save energy and money
Ceiling Lighting -  Buying Guide
BUYING GUIDE Best Ceiling Lighting for Your Home
Lighting is one of the most important design elements in a home
a garage with spotlights
BUYING GUIDE The Difference Between Spotlights and Flood Lights
Discover the unique security benefits of motion-sensing spotlights and floodlights
Bright overhead garage lighting featured in a garage with a car and bicycles.
BUYING GUIDE How to Choose the Best Lighting for Your Garage Workshop
Check out this guide to the find the best interior garage lighting ideas for you
a living room featuring recessed lighting on a sloped ceiling
PROJECT GUIDE How to Install Recessed Lighting on Sloped Ceilings
Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Install recessed lighting on angled ceilings in your home
A woman replacing recessed lighting in a ceiling.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Replace Recessed Lighting with LED
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Recessed lighting conversion to LED is easy with the right retrofit
Testing a Light Socket
PROJECT GUIDE How to Test a Light Socket
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Check the light socket to determine if a repair is needed before buying a new appliance
CFL Bulbs Buying Guide
BUYING GUIDE CFL vs LED: How to Choose the Right Light Bulb
Replace your traditional incandescent bulbs with fluorescent lighting to save energy
Installing Track Lighting
PROJECT GUIDE How to Install Track Lighting
Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Add a beautiful spotlight to any room with decorative track lighting
Installing Under-Cabinet Lighting
PROJECT GUIDE How to Install Under Cabinet Lighting
Difficulty Advanced
Time Over 1 day

Illuminate your kitchen countertops by installing under-cabinet lighting
How to Select a Dimmer Switch
BUYING GUIDE Best Dimmer Switches for Your Home
Save energy and create the right mood lighting for any occasion with flexible light levels
a collage of flush and semi-flush mount lighting fixtures
BUYING GUIDE Semi-Flush Mount and Flush Mount Buying Guide
Learn the difference between these two popular ceiling light fixtures
a home foyer with a flush mount light on the ceiling
PROJECT GUIDE How to Install Flush and Semi-Flush Mount Lighting
Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Install new flush or semi-flush mount lighting fixtures in your home
Recessed lighting in a modern decor living room.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Lay Out Recessed Lighting
Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

Recessed lighting layout takes careful planning to create the right look
Fluorescent Bulbs - Choosing Fluorescent Bulbs
BUYING GUIDE Types of Fluorescent Bulbs
Fluorescent bulbs use 20 to 40 percent less energy than standard incandescent bulbs
Add a Wall Switch to a Ceiling Fixture
PROJECT GUIDE How to Add a Wall Switch to a Ceiling Fixture
Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Install old-work boxes that hang on drywall with built-in clamps
Wall Mount Light Fixture
PROJECT GUIDE How to Install a Wall Mounted Light Fixture
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Enhance your home by adding a beautiful light fixture to any wall
Switches & Dimmers - Switches & Dimmers
BUYING GUIDE Types of Switches and Dimmers
Light up a room and more with the flip of a switch
Work Light - Choosing Best Work Light
BUYING GUIDE Best Work Light for You
Brighten up your work space and help avoid accidents with high-intensity work lights