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Guest Blogger | Five Lessons We Learned From Design TV

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Five Lessons We Learned From Design TV
Over the years, Barn Light Electric has had the pleasure of working with the designers behind some of TV’s best home improvement shows. These experts have seen it all – from the most outdated kitchens in the country to the smallest homes on the globe. The challenges they regularly face have made them true design ninjas, constantly thinking outside the box to serve up creative yet functional designs for their hungry audiences. Below, some of our favorite lessons learned while watching these pros in action. ... Read More

Customer Service an Integral Part of Barn Light Electric Culture, Success

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 | 1 comment

Customer Service an Integral Part of Barn Light Electric Culture, Success
Back in the early days, if you called Barn Light Electric to order a handcrafted, vintage-inspired ceiling pendant, chances were pretty good that you’d be talking to the owner on the phone. That’s what happens when you start a business and you’re responsible for everything from sales to manufacturing to making sure there’s paper towels in the bathroom. Barn Light Electric has experienced phenomenal growth since its launch in early 2008, and while the phones are now manned by an entire sales team and the workforce hovers around 120, one thing hasn’t changed — the focus on customer service. ... Read More

Industrial Farmhouse Makeover on DIY's Lake Life

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 | 0 comments

Industrial Farmhouse Makeover on DIY's Lake Life
One of the hottest shows on the DIY network is Lake Life which features brothers Nate and Justin Herman designing one-of-a-kind waterfront creations for their clients. Think double decker docks with slides, hammocks over the water, outdoor kitchens, and even a 10,000-pound volcano man cave. It’s creativity kicked up a notch! One of our favorite designers, Jowill Leano, who once made magic happen on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, is helping this wild duo with some creative tricks of her own. She pitched in on the Lakeside Hideaway located in Hanna City, Illinois. ... Read More

Guest Blogger | HGTV's The Cousins Dish on Kitchen Lighting Tips

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | HGTV's The Cousins Dish on Kitchen Lighting Tips
One of the biggest perks of working with seriously talented interior designers and builders is that I glean a wealth of insider knowledge just by being in their presence. Working with HGTV’s The Cousins, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri, is like getting a crash course in all things home and design, from the basics all the way through the hard-learned tricks of the trade. And there is no place in the home that The Cousins shine brighter than in the kitchen. ... Read More

Featured Customer | The Tour Continues of Cousins Undercover Home

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | The Tour Continues of Cousins Undercover Home
In last Friday’s post, we introduced you to John Colaneri, who just wrapped up his second season of Cousins Undercover on HGTV along with his cousin Anthony Carrino. John and his wife recently purchased a piece of land in northern New Jersey where John has put his years of construction expertise to work on his first ground-up building project. The couple are putting down roots in their new home that mixes old elements with new to create a contemporary design with a sense of history and timeless style. ... Read More

Featured Customer | LED Barn Lights Blend Old & New in “Cousins Undercover” Home

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | LED Barn Lights Blend Old & New in “Cousins Undercover” Home
If you’re addicted to HGTV like we are, you no doubt have seen the wildly popular Cousins Undercover show starring Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri. The show just wrapped up its second season which features surprise renovation makeovers for local heroes in neighborhoods across the country. In addition to his television commitment, John has spent the last six years working in the family business — Brunelleschi Construction — and looking for a place to put down his own roots. While driving to work one day, John’s wife spotted a For Sale sign. She insisted that John come take a look at the property. ... Read More