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Tips & Guides

Helpful how-to videos? Check. In-depth articles? Check. The confidence to take on the next big project? Double-check.

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From the appropriate chandelier height to cleaning tips, we cover all the lighting basics (and then some).

Sconce Installation Guide

Let your home shine bright with stunning sconces that are designed to brilliantly light your way. But what’s a beautiful sconce just sitting in the box? Learn how to install a sconce so it can highlight the best parts of your life.

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Lighting Types

Depending on the function of the space or room, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the three types of lighting you can work with.


Ambient or general lighting provides an area with overall illumination--this is the base upon which you add other layers of lighting.

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Ambient or general lighting provides an area with overall illumination--this is the base upon which you add other layers of lighting.

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Ambient or general lighting provides an area with overall illumination--this is the base upon which you add other layers of lighting.

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Featured Articles

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Lighting for Wellness

Would it surprise you to know that light also plays a large part in your health, wellbeing, and mood? Well, it does, and in some surprising ways.

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Mix, Match & Maximize with Outdoor Lighting

The style of your home shouldn’t be limited to the space within your walls. Mix and match your way to perfect outdoor styles.

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Installing a Ceiling Fan

Whether you’ve installed a ceiling fan before, or it’s your first time, it’s always good to refer to the instructions. Go step by step.

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Chandelier Planning and Selecting Tips

From round to rectangular, Chandeliers come in many shapes and sizes, it's hard to choose. We have a few key tips to help.

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Landscape Lighting Techniques

A great landscape lighting design can wow your friends and neighbors. Using a variety of techniques brings your home into an all new light.

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Installing Cabinet Lighting

There are important questions to think through before installing cabinet lighting and we want to help.

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Indoor Lighting Guide

Shed some light on the tips and tricks that will help you with selection, final installation and everything in between.

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Outdoor Lighting Guide

Illuminate all your important outdoor locations with ease: entryways, driveways, pathways, decks, dining areas and more.

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Landscape Lighting Guide

Let your landscape lighting illuminate every occasion and invite people into your home safely and beautifully.

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Ceiling Fan Tips

Your ceiling is a blank canvas. A Kichler ceiling fan brings it to life.

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Light Bulbs and LED Guide

The right light source is just as important as the right light fixture.

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Professional Tools & Resources

Deepen your knowledge, grow your skill set, get assistance or get the facts. Here are some tools and resources to help you get the job done right.

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Where to Buy

Kichler products are available only through a network of showrooms, retailers and dealers. Connect with a Kichler specialist in your area for more information on available products, pricing and delivery.

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Customer Care

We’re here to offer expert advice and support throughout your project. Get in touch with us and we’ll answer any questions you have.

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If you have a challenging question, we have you covered. Explore a list of frequently asked questions from other Kichler customers like you.

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