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How to Avoid 5 Lighting Common Mistakes

Buying a house and decorating the interior to your style preference is one joy of homeownership. However, while we are taught which colors complement each other and may have some knowledge about furniture, few people outside the industry are experts on lighting. You may have an eye for quality and choose beautiful fixtures, but is…

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Refresh Your Home for The New Year

New year, new home? Unfortunately for many, this is not a realistic option. After the holidays, it’s time to play catchup with credit card bills and budgeting for the year ahead. What if you could make a few small improvements to upgrade your home at little cost? At Restoration Lighting Gallery, we have affordable choices…

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Understanding Lamp Shade Styles

At Restoration Lighting Gallery, we have over 1,000 lamp shades in stock, including fabric and glass varieties. Our experienced craftsmen specialize in lamp shade recovery, re-lining and customization. If you have a lamp base that needs a new shade, we are your local source for unique treasures and unmatched value. What should you know before…

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How to Choose a Vintage Lamp

Decorative lamps can make a great addition to any room. At Restoration Lighting Gallery, we professionally restore vintage table and floor lamps. In many cases, they are sold base only, so you can customize each with your choice of shade and finial. If you’re in the market for a lamp, why not consider one of…

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us once again! As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas, it’s also time to start thinking about holiday gifts. Restoration Lighting Gallery and Connecticut Lighting Centers are local, family-owned businesses and we pride ourselves on giving back to the community. This year, shop local and find some…

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Black Friday at Restoration Lighting Gallery

For many, shopping for Christmas or Hanukkah gifts is the most stressful part of the holiday season. If you need innovative gift ideas, start at Restoration Lighting Gallery and Connecticut Lighting Centers! Celebrate Black Friday all weekend long during our 2017 sales event. Save 15% off vintage lighting, unique home decor and so much more….

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Add Vintage Charm to Your Home

Vintage design elements can bring a unique vibe to your home. Whether it’s reserved for one room or a pattern found throughout your home, vintage never goes out of style. At Restoration Lighting Gallery, we have a large selection of vintage and customized home decor products and antique light fixtures. Bring timeless warmth to your…

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Shop Local at Restoration Lighting Gallery

Shop local at Restoration Lighting Gallery this November to help support small businesses in your community! The sister store of Connecticut Lighting Centers, we are New England’s choice retailer for vintage fixtures, unique home decor and custom lighting projects.   Get Directions Shop Online Now   Family Owned & Operated in Hartford As part of…

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Transform Your Home Office with Lighting

Poor lighting is a common interior design error that is regretted once the construction of a new home or office has been completed. While improper or insufficient light placement can create a problem in any room, one of the last places you want to be inadequately lit is your office. If you work from home…

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Vintage Lighting for Your Kitchen

Is the style of your kitchen outdated? When you’ve lived in a home for many years, there comes a time when you start thinking about a redesign. Yet, where will you get the money for an overhaul? Sometimes, it’s the small changes that make the biggest difference. Maybe the room needs to be repainted or…

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Tips to Prevent Electrical Fires

According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), about 51,000 home electrical fires occur each year. In addition to space heaters, old appliances and smoking cigarettes indoors, light fixtures are a common culprit in these home disasters. At Restoration Lighting Gallery, we encourage homeowners to practice lamp safety to protect their families and prevent expensive…

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Lighting Design for Your Unique Style

Our homes and offices can say a lot about style. Is yours contemporary and fun or more cozy and comfortable? In either case, when you’re in the mood to make a change to your interior rooms, updated lighting fixtures can make a world of difference. Completely transform the look and feel of a dated space…

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