1. Deciding on New Lighting for Your Home

    When the day comes that you decide it’s time for new lighting in your home, or you’re building a new house and you need lighting options, it can be difficult to know where to start. At Southern Lights, we’re proud to be Minnesota’s premier lighting showroom, and our staff can help you choose the right light fixtures for every space. Lighting’s primary purpose is obviously to illuminate a…Read More

  2. Lighting a Small Apartment

    When you think of grand lighting schemes, you likely think of a large house with several rooms. However, you may not live in a large house with several rooms; instead, you live in a small apartment with two or three rooms. At Southern Lights, we can help anyone find the perfect light fixtures for their residence, whether it’s a five-bedroom house or a studio apartment! Ambient Lighting Ambient l…Read More

  3. The Best Light Bulbs for Every Application

    Your home can be filled with the most beautiful light fixtures, but if you don’t have the proper bulbs in each fixture, then you could be losing out on enjoying your lights to their fullest. At Southern Lights in Burnsville, we can help you find new fixtures for your house, as well as recommend the ideal bulbs for each light. Whether you’re reading, watching TV, or working on a project, it’s…Read More

  4. In Town to Look at Properties?

    The Burnsville area is a great place to live and work. There’s plenty to see and do, and you’re not far from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. If you’re thinking about moving to the area, or you’re planning to open a business nearby, then you’ve likely scheduled a trip to look at potential properties. At Southern Lights, we’d love to meet you while you’re in town, and help…Read More

  5. Expand Your Lighting Options

    When you go shopping for new clothes or new shoes, you like to see a lot of options. If you’re presented with a limited number of choices, you may not buy anything that day, or you may buy something that you’re okay with, but don’t truly love. When that happens, you may remember, every time you wear the shirt or the shoes, that it wasn’t what you truly wanted. The same principle can be tru…Read More

  6. What Outdoor Upgrades Are You Making Before Summer?

    Springtime has finally arrived in Burnsville, and at Southern Lights, we hope that you’re enjoying the sunny weather and longer days. Before you know it, summer will arrive, and you’ll be spending a lot more time outdoors. When it comes to your exterior lighting, it’s important to have the proper design for your outdoor spaces, and our staff can help you find everything from landscape fixtur…Read More

  7. Avoid These Common Lighting Mistakes

    At Southern Lights, we love helping people find the perfect lighting options for their home or business. Our showroom has an outstanding selection to choose from, and there’s nothing better than seeing the look on a customer’s face when they find that perfect fixture. One situation we often encounter is a customer who needs a new light because a room is too dark or the lighting just doesn’t …Read More

  8. What Are Your Biggest Lighting Needs?

    When you walk into a room, are you happy with the amount of light that it has, or is the first thing you notice how dark and dreary it is? Whatever the case may be, it’s always important to be aware of your home’s lighting needs and to adjust fixtures where necessary. If your living room seems to be oversaturated with light, or if your basement is so dark that it’s hard to walk around down t…Read More

  9. Finding the Right Mirror for Each Room

    If you were to go through your house and count the number of mirrors you find, how many would there be? Three? Four? If you’ve been thinking about adding or replacing a mirror in your bathroom, bedroom, or hallway, it’s important to have the right size and shape for each space. At Southern Lights, we can help you find the perfect option for every room, and we know that you’ll love our select…Read More

  10. The Best Chandelier for Every Room Part Two

    In Part One of our series on the best chandeliers for every room in your house, we covered the the foyer, the living room, and the bathroom. In Part Two, we’re going to talk about the bedroom, the kitchen, and the dining room! At Southern Lights, we strive to be the premier lighting showroom in Minnesota, and we’re always excited to help homeowners find the fixtures they need, whether that’s…Read More