Garage

Featured Customer | Teal Barn Lights Bridge Gap Between New Garage, Older Home

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Teal Barn Lights Bridge Gap Between New Garage, Older Home
Ordering online is arguably one of the best benefits of the Internet. It’s also a bit daunting when it comes to purchasing items you’ve never seen or held in your hands. When Kate clicked the “order” button to purchase lighting from Barn Light Electric for her new garage and home office, she admits to being nervous about her choice of finish color. “I was scared I’d made a mistake,” she says. “I didn’t tell my designer and contractor what I’d chosen for a couple of weeks. I was afraid they would think I’d lost my mind.” ... Read More

How To | Choose the Best Garage Lighting

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Choose the Best Garage Lighting
Several weeks ago, our guest blogger Melissa Andersen tackled design questions posed by our readers. (If you missed the post, you can find it here.) One of the questions concerned lighting for the garage, so we decided to expand on the topic in today’s post. First and foremost, garage lighting should be wet-rated for exterior use. Every product page on our site offers this information under the Product Details tab. For maximum durability, porcelain enamel lighting is a great choice thanks to its tough-as-nails finish. Porcelain enamel will never fade even in our famous Florida sunshine! ... Read More

Featured Customer | Gooseneck Lights Blend Farmhouse, Craftsman Styles

Posted by on Jun 4, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Gooseneck Lights Blend Farmhouse, Craftsman Styles
When Morgan and her husband started planning for their new home in Oklahoma City, they wanted to stay true to the traditional style of the area. “Homes here are known for their brick-and-stone exteriors with lush, green lawns,” she says. “We wanted to stay true to the traditional and craftsman styles of the neighborhoods we grew up in. But we also wanted to incorporate farmhouse elements that remind us of our grandparents’ farms which bring back very fond memories for us too.” ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Lights for a High Desert Craftsman Home

Posted by on May 25, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Lights for a High Desert Craftsman Home
A self-proclaimed “lighting junkie” from Colorado, Joseph is wrapping up the finishing touches on his new 1,250-square-foot, craftsman-style home. When searching exterior lighting, the size and shape of the shade was important but so was finding a fixture that could last in the high desert environment. He spotted Barn Light Electric on This Old House and liked what he saw on the company website. ... Read More

Gift Guide | Father’s Day Finds to Delight Dad

Posted by on May 23, 2018 | 0 comments

Gift Guide | Father’s Day Finds to Delight Dad
With the May celebration for Moms hopefully carried out in grand fashion, we turn our sights to June when it’s Dad’s turn to be indulged. We’ve got you covered with some great gift ideas that will rise above, way above, the tie or BBQ tools you were considering. Wouldn’t Dad appreciate something handcrafted right here in America that he’ll love and enjoy using every day? Yeah, we thought so! ... Read More

Guest Blogger | Expert Answers to Your Design Questions!

Posted by on May 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Expert Answers to Your Design Questions!
Every spring, I come down with a mean case of the home improvement bug. From minor improvements to major overhauls, the start of the season is the perfect time to update and upgrade both the interior and exterior of your home. This month, we asked Barn Light Electric customers and followers for their most pressing home improvement questions. Browse my answers below to the four most popular topics and get inspired to make changes in your own home! ... Read More