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Large Franklin Hanging Light

Large Franklin

Large Franklin Hanging Light (blackened tin pictured) is sized to hang over a generously sized island or work station. It is also well suited for over the dining room table. Features three standard sockets, 60 watts maximum each. Wired with 15 feet of wire, 3 feet of chain and a matching ceiling kit. Handcrafted in USA. This light is UL approved and has a 5 year guarantee. Also available in Rusty tin.
Item Size: 18 1/2"H x 42 1/2"W x 9"D


Large Franklin Hanging Light
Item # 868CKB
$200.00 price includes shipping

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How to Choose Ceiling Fans with Lights

Rustic Ceiling Fan

The importance of fans in our houses cannot be overemphasized. While the major function of fans is to cool our houses, other uses, such as enhancing the beauty and the interior design of our rooms cannot be underestimated. Depending on the various purposes and the diverse designs of fans, you need to be very categorical when it comes to choosing the type of fans for your house. Nowadays, most fans are designed with lights installed in them. For this reason, therefore, it is important to make the best choice when choosing such designer ceiling fans bearing in mind that the fans have both the cooling and the lighting functions. In order to choose the best ceiling fans with lights installed in them, it is important to consider a number of factors that would influence the choice of lighting and other factors associated with having a ceiling with a built-in bulb.

Fan Location

The first step is determining the most appropriate location for your fan. Since fans must be mounted not lower than 7 feet, the fan must be installed on a ceiling that is 8 feet high or more. Also, considering the fact that the fan has the light installed in it, meaning the light emanates from the same place, it is important to consider the best location of the lighting in relation to the size of the room.

Your Style

When choosing ceiling fans with lights installed in them, your style is a factor that should not be ignored. Different people have different tastes and preferences. Therefore, choosing the fan with the preferred size, design, and color is important.

Durability

The fan should be durable. It is important to carry out a research about the companies producing the fans and ensure that they have a good reputation. Fans with built-in lights are relatively delicate and are more vulnerable to damage. Purchasing fans with good quality reduce unnecessary costs.

Quality

The quality of both the fan itself and its light function must be good. Having a fan with both the functionalities could mean the complexity of the device in terms of the modifications and installation. Hence, the fan must be of good quality, have a warranty, and must be easy to install.

Benefits

Having a fan with more than one function is convenient and economical as it saves on space and can be used to enhance beauty where the rotating blades can create beautiful patterns under the lighting.

These types of fans have enhanced creativity where designers have come up with a wide range of similar fans but more developed.

Benefits of Ceiling Fans with Lights

  • The profile is the lowest among other fans
  • The hanging distance is not that high
  • Perfect for 8-feet high ceilings
  • Illuminates and cools an area at the same time
  • Lights can be turned off easily if not needed while maintaining the cooling operations
  • More energy efficient

Costs

  • Cost of buying depends on the brand, features, and specifications
  • Price may be comparable to ceilings fans without lights
  • Need to spend on light kit replacement once the lighting fixture fails
  • There are some models and brands sell the lighting fixture/kit separately

Ceiling fans with lights can add to your room's ambiance. It can even complement mood lighting. It is, however, wise to choose a design that suits the room it is going to be installed in.  Some ceiling fans can even replace chandeliers, especially if they are adorned with luxurious crystal beads. So choose your ceiling fan with integrated lights well and add elegance and a unique touch to your room.



Rustic Log Lighting in the Bedroom

Everyone knows that the key to having an awesome bedroom lies in how it's being lit. The appropriate lighting can make all the elements in the room come together and produce whatever effect you want to go for. Let's take a look at some of the different types of lighting available on the market that will definitely do wonders for the bedroom.

Recessed Lighting

If you want to give yourself the option for optimum relaxation in the bedroom, you'll find recessed lighting ideal. Recessed lighting illuminates the bedroom with just the right amount to create a soft and serene ambiance, perfect for lazy days. It's important to place these lights in strategic areas to produce that subtle lighting effect. These are also perfect for minimalistic bedrooms.

Digital Control Lights

Lights that are adjustable and can be controlled digitally are great for people who want to take futuristic elements to the bedroom. It's the 21st century after all, and if it's not yet the right time for digitally controlled everything, when?

Cove Lighting

Similar to recessed lighting, cove lighting is great for providing that relaxing vibe to bedrooms. It's just the right amount of light that comes from strategic places to highlight certain features in the bedroom. Cove lighting is said to go best with thearpedic treatments such as those looking for much firmer mattresses for back pain issues.

Task Lighting

For most people, bedrooms are not the place to do work, but for some who have ditched the corporate setting altogether for a working space that's designed to give the most comfort, task lights are considered ideal. It's also great for people who love to read before going to bed.

Conclusion

The appropriate lighting is relative to the kind of bedroom you have, the functionality, and the overall look you want it to possess. Check out our selection to help you find the right lighting fixtures for your bedroom.



How to Add Lights to an Indoor Water Fountain

Adding lights to an indoor water fountain can seem a bit overwhelming, especially since most of them require a bit of DIY assembly and installation and rarely from a professional service. There's no need to fret when you come across this problem. Most indoor water fountains already come with lights as well as provisions for them.

Decide on a lighting effect and choose your fountain light

Fountain lights come in various forms and a big factor in deciding which one to choose is knowing what effect you want to produce. Some people want to highlight the best parts of the indoor water fountain as a centerpiece while others want to simply illuminate the areas indoors. Whatever effect you want to produce, it should complement your overall interior design.

Install a low-voltage system

Be sure to use a low-voltage system for your indoor water fountain. You can achieve this by first installing a transformer that regulates the system into the required 120 volts. Each indoor water fountain system comes with its own instruction manual, and the trick to getting the installation right is to really read and comprehend these instructions. Typically, the transformer is installed with the GFI receptacle very near to the water fountain. This is to avoid electric shocks since we're dealing with electricity in water. Transformers are usually mounted with an electric outlet beside it, so it's easy to plug in.

Place the lights

When you finally place the fountain lights, do your best not to create a harsh glare. You can achieve this by not pointing the lights directly on the water. These are best displayed in areas where they are hidden and where they can highlight the fountain with most efficacy.

Power it up

The last step is to power the fountain lights up and see if they work. If they don't, go back to the instruction manual and see if you did something wrong.

Conclusion

Bear in mind that adding lights to your indoor water fountain can also add to your electricity costs, so be sure you have the right conditions to sustain this otherwise really wonderful feature that could really bring your interior design elements together.



How to Light an Outdoor Barbecue Area

Outdoor barbecues are always fun opportunities to get out and hang out with neighbors, friends, relatives and even co-workers–the more, the merrier. While these events aren't really high-maintenance–you can get by with just the right venue, and outdoor cooking and dining set-up–it pays to know how to light these parties literally for everyone to enjoy. To host that perfect outdoor barbecue party, these are the different types of lighting you might want to consider getting:

Post Mounts

Outdoor post mount lightings come in various forms, which means it can transform just about any garden or outdoor recreational venue into a superb place for hosting parties. These are ideal in areas along pathways and edges of decks and pool areas. These also make for the perfect finishing touches to great landscaping garden designs.

Pendant Lights

Typically seen as the chandeliers of outdoor areas, pendant lights can be used to add a bit of a charm to an outdoor cooking setup. Pendant lights are great for decks and patios with just the right amount of overhead covering to support them. The more lavish designs could also spark conversation between guests. Another reason why it's perfect for outdoor parties is the fact that it's very easy to install. For the more creative bbq hosts, DIY pendant lights are also fun to make, and not to mention, very rewarding too!

Lanterns

Lanterns are a great and inexpensive way to light up an outdoor cooking setup. With these lighting fixtures, your guests will certainly enjoy the food, the conversations, and the overall experience more. These are great for gardens and recreational areas under the added natural glow of the stars. They also often go well with top selling propane smoker set up in the middle of the garden.

Conclusion

Whatever lighting fixture you're going to get for your outdoor cooking setup, it's very important to think about the weather conditions that are common in your area. Browse through our selection of outdoor cooking setup lighting. We're sure you're going to find the perfect one for the many barbecue parties in the future.




Prairie Sconce in black tin
ITEM # 778CRT
Prairie Sconce in Black Tin
Direct wired with two candelabra sockets, 60 watts max. per socket. Rusted Tin finish. This light is UL listed and has a 5 year guarantee. Item size: 11"H x 10 3/4"W x 4 1/2"Deep
Our Price: $65.00
~Includes Shipping

We stand behind all of our products and feel that customer service does not end with "the sale." You will deal directly with "One Guy" and I strive to give "good old-fashioned" service. Please browse the site to find that "perfect" country or rustic style light fixture for your home. These unique fixtures will give your home that warm cozy "look" you've been after! As always, all of our lighting and accessory prices INCLUDE SHIPPING within the lower 48 states.

Please feel free to browse through my selection of over 70 lighting fixtures and our line of rustic accessories. Spend some time and look the fixtures over. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to call me Toll Free: 1-877-864-9584 ~ 7 days a week, evening calls are welcome! If I am not here and you get the answering machine (I hate them too!) please leave your name and number and I WILL get back to you ASAP! I want to thank you for stopping by and I hope you each have a great day!
~Scott Walker -One Guy Light Co.


Feel free to email Scott if you have any questions.
oneguy@rusticloglighting.com

One Guy Light Co.
Scott Walker
445 Cherry Creek Road
Thompson Falls, Montana. 59873
Toll Free: 1-877-864-9584
(406)-827-9347
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