Lighting + Lighting Design
johnzoWhat kind of light should I get above my dining table?
10 March 2017
Hi guys, Just wondering what your thoughts about replacing the current oyster light with something else? I really like those wicker or wooden pendant lights, but I've…
1960sModernistHomeWall wash lighting for stack stone screen
9 January 2017
Option 1 is the winner. Select the 15 degree beam angle version. Buy two of them, position them end-to-end at the base of your stone wall, approximately 100-150mm out from…
LED track lighting
Hi Dan, do you still need LED Track Lighting? you can see this. https://www.lemoledlight.com/products/track-lighting/
Bathroom exhaust combined with LED light
Hi There Lenarufus, Sorry to see no one has gotten back to you! Exhaust and Light kits are really common these days, some people seem to think they are not as efficient…
nickmusCFL fluorescent vs LED downlights for savings
19 September 2016
LED prices have now decreased heavily, the government can even offer a rebate in some cases, visit www.wireinelectrical.com.au for more information about installation…
goody59LED Downlights and Dimmers - My Experience
2 July 2016
Clipsal 413 QC (quick connect) are about $5 and are the bees knees. I love the wall sconces. Where are the obligatory 3 pendants over the kitchen island/bench area? LOL
housebythewaterPendant light diameter? Getting the scale right.
30 June 2016
Ooh. That ceiling height is a bit tricky. If you are feeling brave, I think two pendants hung at different heights would look great, especially if they were hung off…
RoomeatLED Strip Lighting For Kitchen Overheads
13 June 2016
Thanks guys. We ended up gong with a chanel from CLA Lighting. http://www.clalighting.com.au/product/l ... ed-strips/ The Chan1 in the top of the image (which is the same…
1960sModernistHomeLights embedded in concrete driveway - where to start?
12 June 2016
Make sure you get something strong. Most good quality inground uplights come with a plastic housing that you place in the concrete as it's being poured, then the lights…
1960sModernistHomeElectrician wiring your own house.
9 April 2016
You're welcome to look at my own home here viewtopic.php?f=53&t=82091 where I have used some creative lighting. Photos are not that great so if you want to see better…
1960sModernistHomeLights flickering when off!
13 March 2016
If the lights are 2-way switched, the cause is 99% likely caused by induced voltage in the 2 way "strap" cable. 2 way switching is normally wired using a cable with two…
Leksie5000Which E27 globe for this light fitting ?
11 March 2016
The one Fat Shack vintage stock are made by Mercator. Check out Mercator website. We got ours for nearly half their price from a local wholesaler. Custom knockdown…
1960sModernistHomeDo you think these pendants would work with our high ceiling
3 March 2016
I hope you don't purchase it. I think it would be to high. 18 ft is way to much . It should be lower. Ideally 10 ft from the floor. Check out http://www.lumentrade.com…
Leksie5000(Another) pendant light size question
12 February 2016
Yeah I know what you mean about the gut. The app isn't that useful sadly as nothing is to scale, lights are too big, but it's a bit of fun! I can imagine in a completed…
1960sModernistHomeDo I have to pay for a lighting design?
14 January 2016
We do lighting designs for USD $ 10 Check out http://www.lumentrade.com for latest lighting models. We are an online lighting portal for all types of Lighting
tinkaroosNeed to buy LED MR16 7W philips online
2 December 2015
Hi All, Looking to buy 32 Philips LED 7Watt from online, can you please suggest a reliable place to buy. I was buying from ebay lately but had couple of bad experiences…
1960sModernistHomeUsing an indoor ceiling oyster light on an outside balcony?
30 November 2015
It'll be full of bugs and dust before the end of the first month. Generally on a balcony we would use either a "bulkhead" luminaire or a surface mounted exterior…
1960sModernistHomeAdding 2 wall sconces-use the same light switch as existing?
24 November 2015
Anything can be done, it depends on cable access and how it's built, and how willing you are to patch and paint walls and ceiling. I suggest you get an electrician around…
stevie_slothOne existing light fitting in ceiling...can two lights work?
23 November 2015
Cool, thank you so much! I think fan and light combo it is (the ceiling is vermiculite and we don't want to mess with it! lol)
alexander_456Using American lights and online suppliers
28 October 2015
My son lives in America. They used to get the lighting stuff from this supplier https://www.mrosupply.com/lighting/ . As muh as I know, they do not have any problems.
AlthomRetrofit LED Globes for Ceiling Fan Lights?
24 October 2015
Have fitted these now. Lighting from two off 6.8W LED globes is as good as was previously achieved with 2 off 15W CFL's although we have moved from warm white to cool…
1960sModernistHomeHelp needed with light fittings
25 September 2015
Not quite sure what you mean by "glass diffuser too harsh" as the ones with a deep reflector and clear glass cover are low glare. The LED chip is set back into the…
OrpheusLED down lights & recommended electricians - Sydney
22 September 2015
Our builder electrican is charging us $130 per LED light fully installed. We plan to install around 80 lights so it's quite pricey! I should of became an electrican!