1. How to Light a Bedroom

    While bedrooms used to be a place where we slept and relaxed, the modern bedroom has taken on many extra roles that can make it challenging to properly light. At Charleston Lighting, we’re dedicated to helping you figure out the best ways to brighten up every room in your house. In this blog, we will go over some of the best ways to light your bedroom in a way that will …Read More

  2. Do You Need a Light on Your Ceiling Fan?

    Overhead ceiling fans are commonplace in homes across the United States. From those sweltering hot July days to the frigid temperatures in the winter months, ceiling fans are useful for temperature regulation and keeping you and yours comfortable, no matter the weather. If you are in the market for a new ceiling fan, you may be stuck at a crossroads when it comes to one of…Read More

  3. About Outdoor Ceiling Fans

    When summer rolls back around, you are sure to face a timeless dilemma: sit outside and enjoy the weather, but suffer from potential heat stroke, or stay inside and miss out on the warm temperatures. Even if you are not planning on doing anything physical and simply want to sit outside on your patio, you may still be overwhelmed by heat or humidity. A great solution that y…Read More

  4. Chandeliers for Your Bedroom

    When designing or refinishing your bedroom, adding a new light fixture can be the finishing touch to complete your room. Sure, overhead fans and circular light fixtures are the go-to choices for your bedroom’s ceiling, but there is another option that can really brighten a room. Chandeliers make great choices for bedroom light fixtures and can really add a new life to a …Read More

  5. Energy Efficiency with Home Lighting

    Your home lighting fixtures get a lot of mileage each day. From the bedroom to the kitchen, you illuminate nearly every room of your home at least once a day. You may not realize it, but you are probably leaving lights on for hours at a time, which is leading to an increase in your electric bill. Rather than paying more for an illuminated home, you can take some easy steps…Read More

  6. Spaces for Sconces

    We all have our favorite lighting fixtures. Some of us are strong advocates for the floor lamp, while some of us are more inclined to choose an overhead ceiling fan with a light for any given room. However, one light fixture is often overlooked when it comes to both function and aesthetic; sconces. You have plenty of spaces in your home in which your typical light fixture …Read More

  7. Outdoor Pathway Lighting

    Planning your home’s landscape design can be a hefty task and once you’ve finished mowing the lawn and planting all of the flowers, it can be tempting to leave it for a while without a second thought. However, when the time comes to entertain, or you have people visiting your home after the sun goes down, a lack of outdoor lighting can bring about unwanted consequences…Read More

  8. Cleaning Your Chandeliers

    Chandeliers are no longer just for the fanciest room in your home. Instead, with the numerous styles and variations of modern chandeliers, there are options for any lighting need in your abode. If and when you do decide to purchase a chandelier, you may be doing so for your dining room, foyer, or even bedroom. Whether you choose a drum shade, a pendant lighting chandelier,…Read More

  9. You Can’t Escape Lumens and Watts

    In our last blog entry, we shared a little bit about what lumens and watts are and the major differences between these two measurements when it comes to your home light fixtures. While it’s a great starting point, there are a lot more differences when it comes to watts and lumens, making them both critical to understand both in order to maximize the efficiency and useful…Read More

  10. A Little About Lumens and Watts

    Here at Charleston Lighting, we are all about making sure your home is well illuminated inside and out. We offer a wide variety of options for light fixtures in our showroom, which means you will never be without something you are looking for. However, you may be wondering what exactly is the best way to ensure your home is lit in the brightest and most efficient way possi…Read More