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How to Install Ceiling LED Strip Lights

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Oct 20th 2020

How to Install Ceiling LED Strip Lights
Using light-emitting diode (LED) technology is one of the most energy-efficient ways of lighting your home. In fact, good quality LED lighting boasts a longer life span and uses energy more efficiently than their incandescent counterparts.  Not only that, but LED lighting is an increasingly popular choice in US homes, and that's not excluding ceiling LED strip lights.  If you’ve decided to buy ceiling LED strip lights to enhance your living space, read on for our step-by-step guide to how to i...
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Where to Install Outdoor Strip Lighting

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Oct 12th 2020

Where to Install Outdoor Strip Lighting
The people who invented LED lights were trying to make lasers. Instead, they found an alternative to current lightbulbs.  LED lights show up in our lives everyday. From microwaves and car dashboards to even shoes and accessories. One of the best uses for them is as outdoor strip lighting.  Here are the top ways you can transform your backyard with outdoor LED strip lights. Line Your Balcony or Porch Outdoor LED strip lights are the perfect way to add some flair to the edge of your porch or b...
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7 Beautiful Balcony Lighting Ideas to Create Magic at Home

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Oct 5th 2020

7 Beautiful Balcony Lighting Ideas to Create Magic at Home
Are you dreaming of spending those balmy summer evenings in a lantern-lit backyard? We can see it now. You’re lazing in a vintage deck chair, sipping a perfectly chilled glass of white wine. Or maybe a subtly sweetened peach iced tea. But wait... Don’t you only have a tiny balcony? Don’t despair! There are endless balcony lighting ideas that you can use to achieve a romantic atmosphere or make the most of that pretty city view in even the most compact of alfresco spaces. Outdoor lighting is...
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7 Factors to Consider Before Buying LED Strip Lighting

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Sep 28th 2020

7 Factors to Consider Before Buying LED Strip Lighting
Lights are a major part of any home, in fact, they contribute 20% of an average's homes energy use.  The right lights can change the whole look and feel of a room. The simple addition of LED strip lighting can add interest, change the mood, or make tasks easier. These small lights have a big impact.  But you want to make sure you're getting the right thing before purchasing. Read on to find our full list of what to consider when making an LED purchase.  1. Potential Location of Lights One of...
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7 Common Installation Mistakes to Avoid with LED Rope Lights

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Sep 21st 2020

7 Common Installation Mistakes to Avoid with LED Rope Lights
LEDs are 75 percent more efficient and last 25 times longer than incandescent bulbs. It's no wonder they are increasingly popular. But you'd be surprised how many people have trouble installing them. We take you through some of the common installation mistakes for LED rope lights. You can be up and running in no time.  Common Installation Mistakes We'll tell you how to avoid making mistakes whether you're about to buy your lights or you're about to install them. We have 7 common problems and...
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