Happy birthday America! Bring on the hot dogs, fireworks, and patriotic music! We’re celebrating American-made lighting here at Barn Light Electric during our 4th of July Sale by offering 15% off hundreds of indoor and outdoor lighting plus home décor products.
You can’t find custom-made lighting on the shelves of the big box stores, but you can settle into your comfy chair and create the perfect pendant, gooseneck light, or wall sconce with just a few clicks.
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The recent wave of hot weather on the East coast had me thinking that an escape to the cool mountains would be in order. Steamboat Springs is a popular wintertime destination with the ski crowd, but the Rockies are enticing any time of the year with warm-weather activities like rodeos, white water rafting, and hot air balloon rides to enjoy.
Tucked away in this northwest corner of Colorado, today’s Featured Customer built the vacation home of his dreams so that he and his family could enjoy the area year-round. Featuring a classic barn style with stacked stone and rustic wood siding, the new home was perfectly suited for American-made porcelain barn... Read More
So you’ve finally decided to spruce up your kitchen with some new ceiling lights. If you’ve done your research, you probably searched Pinterest for ideas, popped over to Houzz to see what’s happening, and maybe even read the Barn Light Electric blog for inspiration!
Once you find the perfect style of lighting for your space, the real fun begins with our customizing options. Unlike your neighbor who simply grabbed an off-the-shelf, builder-grade pendant that won’t last till next Easter, you can easily customize a rugged, American-made ceiling pendant to create a stunning complement to your dècor.
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One of the comments we hear quite often from customers is how much they love the extended range of colors we offer in our lighting collections. In our Barn Pendant Lighting collection, for example, we offer 20 different powder coat finish colors ranging from basic black to bold royal blue. But many people shy away from using color in their lighting so we asked our good friend Sandy Cooper, Operations Manager for Spring Creek Design, to offer her advice on this question:
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When it comes to choosing the perfect ceiling pendant, it’s so easy to get completely wrapped up in two details — the style of the shade and the finish color. And of course, those two things are pretty important!
But when choosing a pendant light, you also need to consider the mounting. If your new pendant will be hung in a location that is subject to wet or even damp conditions such as a breezeway, screened-in porch, bathroom, or outdoor shower, you should choose a stem mount light. A stem mount light fixture, as defined in our Glossary, is one that features a metal pipe to hang the fixture from the ceiling. This metal pipe houses all electrical wiring... Read More