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      Whether you’re shopping for a dining room chandelier, bathroom fixture or kitchen cabinet lighting, chances are you want the fixture you choose not only to look stylish, but also fill the room with the right amount of light. Here we shed light on some tips and tricks that will help with selection, final installation and everything in between.

      Create Your Vision

      Whether you want to update your current lighting or create a plan for a new home, getting from the dreamy inspiration stage to the real deal can leave you wondering…how do I do that? We can help make your vision a reality.

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      Planning and Selecting Indoor Lighting

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      Luxe Style Kitchen featuring  Viho Island pendants

      Planning and Selecting for the Kitchen

      Your kitchen is the heart of your home. Here are a few quick tips on how to choose the right light for your space.

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      Power Supply Planning 101

      Learn the ins and outs of how power supplies work, the importance of having a plan in place, and the tips and products you need to get started.

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      Living Room Planning and Selecting Tips

      Your living room is a place where you spend time, make memories, relax and unwind. Choose the ideal living room light fixtures for your space.

      Home Gym

      The right light can set the mood for an energetic workout, a calming yoga session or focused training.

      Lighting Unique Spaces

      Add some unexpected joy to the home (and your life) by taking the time to curate those less obvious spots.

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      Pendant Planning and Selecting Tips

      We’ll show you how pendants can light up a room like no other light can.

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      Mix & Match Indoor Décor

      If you just add a little mix into your match, the doors of décor begin to open.

      Day time Office with Botanica 44260AVI and Cahoon 43777AVI

      Home Office Lighting Tips

      Illuminate your office space with lighting that helps you focus and function.

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      Downlight & Recessed Placement Tips

      Tips for how, where and how far apart to place your downlights & recessed for maximum impact.

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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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      Closet Lighting Tips

      There are many ways to incorporate closet lighting in your space, all you need is a little inspiration.

      Sconce Installation Guide

      Learn how to install a sconce so it can highlight the best parts of your life and home.

      Ask A Pro

      Interviews with key professionals in the lighting industry to help homeowners hire the right professional for the job. 

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      Unique Lighting Applications

      Shine in unexpected ways with tape and channel lights.

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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.

      Dining room featuring Solander 82317

      Chandelier Installation Guide

      One of the most vibrant and visible pieces of decor in your home is the chandelier. But where do you even start?

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      Bathroom Planning and Selecting Tips

      Do you know what lighting is right for your s bathroom pace? We have a quick guide to help you out.

      Dining room featuring Sabine 34826

      Lighting Glossary

      What is accent lighting? Where can I find the junction box? What does LED stand for? All these answers and more in our Lighting Glossary.

      Working with a Designer on lighting selection

      Indoor Planning and Selecting Tips

      Whether you want to update lighting where you are or create a plan for a new home, Kichler has you handled.

      Modern farmhouse kitchen featuring Devin 43127NBR

      Learn to Layer

      Whether you need to light an entire space or are simply looking for a new chandelier, we’ll help you figure out which fixtures work together.

      Lighting Contractor installing light

      Cleaning and Maintenance

      Dirty bulbs provide less light than clean ones. Simple as that. Learn how to properly clean and care for your fixtures so your house can truly shine.

      Color Temperature

      Understanding the color temperature of light is key in lighting design. Are you confused? We can help.

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      Why Lighting Systems

      Cabinet lighting, disc lights and tape and channels add depth, dimension and visual interest.

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      Project Planning for Cabinet Lighting

      Project planning helps you determine what lighting effects you want for your space before construction or remodeling begins.

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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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      Tape and Channels - Tips To Major Renovation

      LED Tape Lighting has found its ideal companion – channels. Together, they give you amazing potential, limited only by your imagination.

      Bedroom featuring tape lighting with channels

      Installation Planning for Tape with Channels

      Tape lighting must be hardwired into your electrical system, making planning critical.

      Day time Apartment with 43670NI and 45572NI

      Small Space Solutions

      Tiny bedroom? Free up valuable space by hanging a pendant above your nightstand. Check out more ways to make the most of your space.

      Open Floor Plan

      With a seamless flow and airy nature, it’s easy to see why the trend is so popular. See how to handle unique lighting challenges around this layout.

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      Why LED?

      Get the breakdown on this energy-saving technology.

      Dining Room featuring Destiny 83619

      Integrated LED 101

      Integrated LED fixtures have the light source built in. They have no sockets and no bulbs.

      Night time Bathroom featuring Chagrin vanity light 45948CH

      Energy Star LED

      Did you know that Energy Star LED bulbs use 75 percent less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs.

      Kitchen with Braelyn 43457CLP and 44015WZC

      Selecting Bulbs

      The right bulb can make all the difference.

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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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      Where to Buy

      Kichler® products are available at independent showrooms, Lowe’s, electrical and landscape distributors and online.