1. New Lighting for Spring

    Now that spring is only a little over a week away, you’re likely looking forward to some nicer days and better temperatures. At Southern Lights, we love helping people find new lighting, no matter what time of year it is. Spring can be a great time to update your lights, whether you do it as you clean, or when you decide to move fixtures to different spots due to there being more daylight. As yo…Read More

  2. What Modern Lighting Trends Inspire You?

    At Southern Lights, we’re always excited to provide our customers with new and exciting light fixtures for their home or business. When it comes to modern lighting, everyone has their preference, and there will be some trends that inspire you, while others leave you wanting more. When you visit our store, you’ll find an outstanding selection of options that will fit any room in your house, and…Read More

  3. Which Rooms Need the Most Attention?

    At Southern Lights, it is our mission to help every customer find the right lighting solutions for every room in their house or business. If you’re trying to decide on new lighting for your home, then there might be two or three rooms that need the most attention. You might be tired of that outdated ceiling light in your bathroom, or the lamps in your bedroom may look like they’re straight out…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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. 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