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How To Install Under Cabinet Lights

If you are using the Legrand adorne under cabinet lights you can use existing outlets to plug them in. Another popular method to install under cabinet lights in kitchens is to hardwire them to a switch. You can turn the lights on and off, including dim functions, without having raggedy wires and plugs in your cooking space. Be aware, [...]

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Saving Energy in the Summer

Heating and cooling your home makes up the largest portion of your electric bill each month. Water-heating and lighting are the next two energy expenses. These categories alone can make up more than 60% of your electricity usage. Any serious attempt at saving energy must start with these items. There are many other ways you [...]

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Pet-Proofing Your Lighting

In case you couldn’t tell, we’re all pet-lovers here at Lighting and Locks.com.  Our little furry friends are more than just companions, they’re part of our families, and we want to do everything possible to keep them happy and safe.  Pet-proofing your lighting might not be on the top of pet-owners’ to-do lists, but it [...]

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Legrand Adorne Installation -or- Is it really this easy?

  So, I see you’ve got your eye on the Legrand Adrone collection for your house.  No, no,it’s okay.  You and your old light switches had some good times, but in some relationships, there comes a point when in it’s time to move on.  And brother, it’s time to move on.  You may be comfortable [...]

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Lighting 101: Preventing and Dealing with Lighting Emergencies or When UPS and FedEx Turn Evil

So, the Acme delivery service has just arrived with your lighting from your favorite online lighting retailer (why, lightingandlocks.com, of course).  It’s a good thing, too, because you scheduled your electrician to be there the second the lighting fixtures show up since you also scheduled your house to close the next day.  As the Acme [...]

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All About Doorbells

Coming upon our vast selection of vintage door chimes and contemporary doorbells may seem daunting. Of course you want a doorbell for you home, but choosing one can be difficult. What type of sound do you want echoing through your home? Should you buy a wired or wireless doorbell? Don’t worry, we are here to [...]

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Ceiling Lights – or – How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Installing Ceiling Light Fixtures

Want to change out those ugly ceiling lights that have been hanging in your bedroom forever but don’t want to pay an electrician lots of $$$ for a five-minute job?  Let us show you exactly how easy replacing those old ceiling lights can be with these tips.  This guide will work for flush mounted ceiling [...]

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