1. The Best Chandelier for Every Room Part One

    When you think of chandeliers, you may think of a grand one that greets you as you enter a fancy hotel, or the one that your grandmother had hanging over her dining room table. However, modern interior design has adopted the chandelier as a focal point for many rooms, and you can now find them in kitchens, bedrooms, and bathrooms. At Southern Lights, we have an amazing selection of fixtures in our…Read More

  2. Update Your Porch Lights Before Spring

    Even though it’s the middle of December and you know that winter in Minnesota can last well into March, you may still be thinking about that first evening in 2018 when you and the family can sit out on the front porch. At Southern Lights in Burnsville, we love helping homeowners find the perfect outdoor lighting, and the right porch light can set the tone for the entire exterior of your home. If…Read More

  3. The Best Ways to Brighten a Room

    If you’ve ever tried to read by a lamp that’s too dim, or you’ve attempted to sit and converse in a room that didn’t have enough light, then you know how important it is to have the proper illumination. No matter the setting, it’s essential that an interior room have adequate ambient, accent, and task lighting so that the space is comfortable, functional, and inviting. At Southern Lights…Read More

  4. What’s The Difference Between Warm and Cool Light?

    If you’ve ever worked with an interior designer, you may have heard him or her say, “We need more warm light in this room,” or, “This room needs cooler light to truly function properly.” While you may have agreed with the statement, you may not have completely understand what the designer meant. At Southern Lights, we want our customers to find the perfect light fixtures for each room, b…Read More

  5. Maintaining Your Landscape Lighting This Winter

    November is almost here, and with snow in the forecast for the Burnsville area, people are preparing themselves and their homes for winter weather. At Southern Lights, we always want people to be safe once winter arrives, and part of that safety comes from having the proper exterior lighting around one’s home. If there are broken or missing fixtures, there might be a dark spot where someone does…Read More

  6. Updating Your Hallway Bathroom

    Last time, we wrote about updating your living room lighting and how you can make the space more versatile. In this post, we’ll look at a space in your house that doesn’t always receive a lot of attention – the hallway bathroom. This room may be a guest bath or a powder room, and it may only get used when you have people over to visit. Regardless of the frequency it’s used, it might be tim…Read More

  7. Updating Your Living Room Lighting

    Your living room is used for everything from family game night to entertaining guests during dinner parties. The furniture and decor is situated to give you the optimal setting for any purpose, but does your living room lighting allow for all these functions to be done with ease? At Southern Lights, we’re here to help you find the perfect fixtures, whether it’s a chandelier or new wall sconces…Read More

  8. Get Your Ceiling Fans Ready for Winter

    September is nearly half over, and in Burnsville, that often means that the temperatures will begin to drop, especially during the night. You may not be turning on your furnace quite yet, but as October approaches, you might give more thought to switching on the heat. We’ve written before about the benefits of utilizing your ceiling fans during winter, and we feel it’s important to reiterate i…Read More

  9. Looking at Lighting in a New House

    If you’re looking for a new house, you most likely have a list of things you want to find in each property. It needs to have a certain number of bedrooms, the kitchen has to be modern, and you want it to have a big yard. However, there is one aspect that cannot be forgotten – the lighting! No matter what size or type of house you’re looking at, it’s important to inspect the lighting and as…Read More

  10. Schedule Your In-Home Lighting Consultation!

    When people visit our lighting showroom, we love helping them find the perfect fixtures for every room in their house. Our expert team is always ready to help the next person who walks through the door, but what if you could have that expert assistance walk through your door instead? At Southern Lights, we are proud to offer in-home lighting consultation services that make it easy to find the fixt…Read More