Dec 19, 14
Winter is a widely celebrated season, but unfortunately it can come at a high cost—literally. As anyone living in an area with chilly winters will know, when temperatures drop, electric bills begin to rise. While some would rather put up with a cooler home than pay the price for proper heating, others in more brutal climates may not be able to make this sacrifice. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to have your cake and eat it too. Here’s how to keep your home warm over the winter months without maxing out your electric bill.
Dec 12, 14
Winter weddings have had a bad rap due to the unpredictability of the weather. Yet for those who crave a particularly elegant experience, it may be the perfect time to tie the knot. Celebrations typically include sophisticated white, ivory, and metallic décor, along with wintry tree branches atop reception tables and carefully placed Christmas lights bringing a cozy ambiance to the whole ordeal. But even if you’re hosting a not-so traditional winter wedding, these smart lighting accents can add vital touches of warmth to any reception.
Dec 09, 14
In an effort to promote reduced greenhouse gas emissions, 1000Bulbs.com is partnering with the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) to offer instant rebates on a selection of ENERGY STAR® certified light bulbs purchased online by Washington, DC residents. As a result of this partnership, DC residents may purchase up to 12 discounted CFL or LED light bulbs from now through March 2015. Bulbs are up to 50% off regular retail pricing.
Dec 05, 14
It happens to the best of us. You think you have everything you need to dress up your home for the holidays, but when the time comes to decorate, you realize you’re in need of a few finishing touches. If you’re wondering how to complete your repertoire of Christmas decorations, don’t sweat it: we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or you simply enjoy the Christmas spirit in your home, these decorations can top off your holiday décor. We know you weren’t born yesterday – but some of our ideas may surprise you!
Nov 28, 14
The house is dark and everyone’s asleep except you. You want to head to the kitchen to grab a midnight snack, but you don’t want to turn on bright overhead lights that will hurt your eyes and leak under doors. You have a few night lights plugged in here and there, but unfortunately they aren’t too helpful for finding appliances or safely walking downstairs. It looks to us like you’re in need of proper night lighting. Using certain lights at night will serve vital safety and practical purposes without resulting in unnecessary illumination and wasted energy. We recommend the fixtures below to help you navigate the night without mishaps.