Lighting Ideas & Inspiration
Explore inspiring lighting ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.
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
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
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron adds dimmable overhead lighting to a dark bedroom
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
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.
If you have nagging questions about these energy-saving and long-lasting bulbs, we have the answers
Learn how to "live lighter" with this cost-effective, energy-efficient, and simple-to-install skylight option from VELUX.
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
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
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