1. Lighting Your New Home Bar

    Perhaps you’ve been working on a “man cave” for the past few months, or you’ve finally installed that wet bar in the basement near the home theater area. Regardless of where it is, it’s important that your new bar has the proper lighting. At our lighting showroom in Scottsdale, we can help…Read More

  2. The Best Backyard Lighting

    The last time we wrote about outdoor lighting, we covered the front porch and provided some tips on choosing the right fixtures. This time we thought we’d review the backyard and talk about how you can set up your exterior lights to maximize the yard’s functionality and appeal. At Hacienda Light…Read More

  3. Designing Your New Home Office

    You’ve finally decided that you want to turn that spare bedroom into a home office, but you’re not sure where to start. You might need the space so that you can work from home, or you may need a dedicated spot to pay bills or work on that book you’ve wanted to write for years. At Hacienda Ligh…Read More

  4. Wall Lights Can Fit into All Three Categories

    We’ve discussed the three categories of lighting before – ambient, accent, and task – and most fixtures fit into one or two of them. Pendant lights can be task or accent fixtures, while semi-flush mounts generally only fall into ambient lighting. However, wall lights, such as sconces and swing…Read More

  5. Modernizing Your Home Lighting

    Depending on when your home was built, you may only have one or two general light fixtures in each room. While these ceiling lights provide adequate illumination for each space, you may be thinking about how you can add more modern fixtures to your home. This can often mean installing new wiring and…Read More

  6. Questions to Ask When Updating Your Lighting

    When you’re thinking about updating the lighting in your home, you probably have several questions floating around inside your head. Questions such as, “what style of fixtures do I want?” or “where do I need more lighting?” are perhaps the most common, and while good, they may not be the m…Read More

  7. Creating the Best Front Porch Lighting

    We wrote last time about pendant lighting for your patio, and since that post focused on your home’s backyard, we thought this time we’d focus on the front of the house. The front porch is a unique place, and it’s the first thing people see when they pull up to your house. It can be where you …Read More

  8. Outdoor Pendant Lights for Your Patio

    If you’ve always wanted an outdoor dining area complete with the perfect seating and lighting, then you’ve probably given some thought as to what kind of furniture and fixtures you’ll put in the space. There are so many options when it comes to outdoor lighting and decor that it can be difficu…Read More

  9. Make a Room Feel Bigger with Proper Lighting

    Each room in your house is unique and each one serves its own purpose. The larger rooms such as the living room or kitchen are easy to move around in, while the smaller rooms such as the office or den are more suited for one to two people. If you have a small room in your home that feels cramped or …Read More

  10. Rearranging Your Home for Summer?

    Many people, once they’ve arranged their furniture, leave it the way it is for years. They’ve come up with the optimal setup, and their lighting is designed around the layout of the room. Each floor and table lamp is placed appropriately, and the adjustable track lights are focused where they ne…Read More