Lighting Ideas & Inspiration
Explore inspiring lighting ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.
Entertain or just relax with these illuminating ideas for your pergola or other outdoor living space.
Electrician Charles Vargas explains light-bulb options for recessed fixtures.
Lighting expert Scott Caron shows a homeowner how to brighten up a dark closet and never have to flip on a light switch
Outdoor solar lights transform a dark yard into a bright one by converting energy from the sun into light. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the four best outdoor solar lights on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Master electrician Scott Caron brings electricity to a lantern that used to be lit with kerosene
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner install a chandelier in a dimly lit dining room
These charming lanterns brighten an evening barbecue spread, and they're a cinch to make from supplies you can pick up at the home center.
From selecting the best outdoor lights to setting them up, our experts share how to brighten up the outside of your house.
Achieve a magical look in your yard with these nightscaping suggestions
This Old House has assembled 26 over-the-top abodes with holiday lights so bright, you could probably see them from outer space
Whether you plan on using your garage as a working space for DIY projects or as a storage area, you’ll need it to be well-lit to navigate around the space. Keep reading for five garage lighting ideas and tips on adding light to your garage.
Learn how to "live lighter" with this cost-effective, energy-efficient, and simple-to-install skylight option from VELUX.
More than just a beacon leading to the front door, exterior lighting helps define the look of a house. With planning and a bit of math, you can put your home's best face forward.
A step-by-step guide to lighting the driveway with outdoor garage light fixtures with a motion sensor.
Interior designer Denise Enright tells us what inspired her lighting selections throughout The TOH 2020 Idea House on the Cape.
Master Electrician Scott Caron demonstrates how to upgrade to a wireless dimming system to easily adjust lighting schemes throughout the home by remote control
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron adds dimmable overhead lighting to a dark bedroom
This Old House host Kevin O'Connor explains what to look for when choosing energy-efficient lightbulbs
Considering a well planned lighting design to show off a kitchen and make it fully functional, with tips from kitchen designer Kathy Marshall and TOH host Kevin O'Connor
With a little knowledge and a little planning, you can lead family and friends safely to your door and cast your home in a whole new light
Charming and practical, these hardworking fixtures deliver high-performance light and a vintage look to any home
These hanging fixtures add brightness and style to any room in the house. The experts at TOH show you how to find and install one that puts light where you want it, beautifully