1. Shop Our Lighting Tent Sale Today!

    It’s that time of year again — time for Southern Lights’ huge tent sale! As your premier Minnesota lighting showroom, it is our mission to provide you with the perfect fixtures for every room. If you’ve been thinking about updating certain lights, or you want to add more lights in a specific room, then come to our store today. We have three tents that are filled with factory-sealed, name-b…Read More

  2. 3 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Kitchen Lighting

    At Southern Lights, we’re here to help every Minnesota homeowner find the perfect lighting for their home. Our showroom is filled with amazing fixtures, and we love showing people all of the options that they can add to their home. However, once the lights have left our store and are installed, the control lies solely with the homeowner on how the fixture is used, and how it impacts the design o…Read More

  3. Getting Your Home Ready for Fall

    Fall is only a few days away, and at Southern Lights, we’re excited for a new season to begin. As a homeowner, you might be getting things ready around the house, such as adding new decor or rearranging some rooms. When it comes to lighting, it’s important to think about how you’ll be using each room during the fall, and whether or not you’ll need more or less light in certain places. As y…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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