1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Lighting Your Office’s Entryway

    When people visit your office for the first time, they get a sense of what your company is like by looking at the decor and furniture in the entryway or lobby. Of course they can’t see any of the decor or furniture clearly unless there’s proper lighting, and your office lighting design can go a long way in providing a positive or negative first impression. If there’s too much light or the fi…Read More

  6. Check Out Our Clearance Sale!

    Lighting your home can be expensive, and you may have been putting off getting new fixtures until you could save a bit more and increase your budget. While it’s important to save enough for any home upgrade, you may miss out on some styles and designs that are discontinued when new styles come out. At Southern Lights, we have a fantastic selection of items on clearance, and our current sale can …Read More

  7. Picking Light Bulbs for Every Room in Your House

    You’ve taken the time to pick out the perfect fixtures for every room in your house, from the foyer chandelier to the wall sconces in your bedroom. You love how each one looks and how it functions within the room, but what about the bulbs for each fixture? The lamp or pendant should have a bulb rating associated with it, and the experts at Southern Lights can help you pick the best bulbs for eac…Read More

  8. Celebrate Our 30th Anniversary With Us!

    Since we first opened the doors of Southern Lights, we’ve been dedicated to providing every customer with the perfect lighting and design solutions. Even though it’s 30 years later and lighting has changed in so many ways, that dedication remains the same. We’re proud to be celebrating our 30th year in business, and if you’re looking for new lighting or decor for your home, visit our store…Read More

  9. Lighting Options for House Flippers

    If you’re someone who flips houses for a living, then you know how important it is to find the best options at the best prices, no matter if it’s lumber for construction or lighting for interior finishing. At Southern Lights in Burnsville, we love to work with people who are working on flipping a house, and we know you want the very best light fixtures for your property. You may be living in t…Read More

  10. Come by For a Live Broadcast of MyTalk 107.1!

    At Southern Lights, we're dedicated to providing Minnesota with the finest lighting solutions, but that is only one part of how we want to impact our community. We love helping people find the perfect fixtures and bulbs, but we also want to inspire real change throughout the state. Next Wednesday, June 29th, our lighting store will be hosting a live broadcast from 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. with Jason…Read More