How to Mimic Natural Light with TCP’s Anew Light Bulbs

How to Mimic Natural Light with TCP’s Anew Light Bulbs

Noticed light bulbs that mimic natural light on store shelves? Wondering whether they’re better for your home lighting? Heard about the impact of blue lighting and ways to reduce it in your everyday life? These are great questions – especially now that incandescent...
Horticultural LED Grow Lights for Cannabis

Horticultural LED Grow Lights for Cannabis

Horticulture products for home use are getting a lot of buzz right now, thanks to the recent change in Ohio cannabis laws. The passage of Issue 2 in November opened the door for our neighbors to take their home growing efforts out of the closet – and we’re excited to...
Residential Lighting Trends for 2024

Residential Lighting Trends for 2024

Home Lighting Trends 2024 The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to look at your home in a new light. January ushers in a fresh perspective on interior design and lighting ideas that set the stage for the 12 months ahead. And the residential lighting...
Fall Décor Lighting Ideas

Fall Décor Lighting Ideas

We love the changes that come around in the fall! Decorations transform from beach themes to all things pumpkin-related, summer temps begin to cool down, and the days start to get shorter. That means it’s time to transition our wardrobe from shorts and tanks to jeans...
Lighting and Health: Benefits of Anew Lighting

Lighting and Health: Benefits of Anew Lighting

The link between proper lighting and physical wellness is pretty well known. But did you know that some types of light bulbs deliver more health benefits than others? Between California’s recent ban on CFL bulbs for their mercury content and the latest federal ban on...
The Impact of Blue Lighting and Ways to Reduce It

The Impact of Blue Lighting and Ways to Reduce It

We’ve all heard about the benefits of switching to LED lights, like longer bulb lifespans, lower utility bills and less harm to the planet. But even though we know LEDs are better than incandescent light bulbs in many ways, it turns out that these eco-friendly heroes...
PurEssentials for Health: Lighting That Does More

PurEssentials for Health: Lighting That Does More

When it comes to protecting your family’s health, light bulbs might not be the first thing that springs to mind. But what if there was an air purifying light bulb that could help keep you and your family healthier by eliminating germs in your home’s air? Meet...
How Recessed Lighting Enhances Your Home

How Recessed Lighting Enhances Your Home

The lights you choose for your home do a lot. Not only do they illuminate the spaces where your family cooks, plays and relaxes, but these multitaskers also create a room’s mood and underscore your home’s aesthetic style. That’s a heavy lift — especially if you think...
LED Grow Lights: The Best Start for Seedlings

LED Grow Lights: The Best Start for Seedlings

Ah, the joy of watching seedlings sprout! Whether it happens indoors while the wider world is still in a deep freeze or outdoors during the regular growing season, the first glimmer of vegetable life sparks a wellspring of eternal hope. How important is it for tender...
Backyard Lighting for Brilliant Entertaining

Backyard Lighting for Brilliant Entertaining

Summer unlocks fabulous opportunities for al fresco fun. When it comes to warm-weather entertaining, take it outside with outdoor lighting LED options from TCP. Our summer lighting checklist covers all your seasonal must-haves, including great ideas for backyard...
Ensure Parking Lot Safety With TCP Lighting

Ensure Parking Lot Safety With TCP Lighting

Have you evaluated your company’s parking lot lighting lately? It might not be high on your priority list, but how these exterior areas are illuminated makes a big difference in the aesthetics, accessibility and safety of your business. The pros at TCP are obsessed...
Lighting and Health: Physical Wellness

Lighting and Health: Physical Wellness

The best choice for making any room more brilliant is to join lighting aesthetics with functionality. You want light fixtures that complement your interior design, but you also need light sources that facilitate your family’s favorite activities while supporting...
Home Lighting: Color, Temperature & Why They Matter

Home Lighting: Color, Temperature & Why They Matter

Ever get hung up in the lighting aisle silently debating warm vs. cool light bulbs? What does light bulb temperature even mean? Aren’t newer LED bulbs supposed to stay cooler than the old incandescents? And what about light bulb color? Does that only apply to novelty...
Using Chandeliers or Pendant Lights In Your Home

Using Chandeliers or Pendant Lights In Your Home

Pendant lights and chandeliers have been popular home lighting options for generations. But rumors and questions keep swirling around these illuminati bad boys: Are pendant lights out of style? Are chandeliers in style? Which celebs have been spotted playing both...
Home Lighting Trends 2023

Home Lighting Trends 2023

The Value of Updating Your Home Lighting You might not give much thought to your home’s lights on a daily basis. But ineffective residential lighting can have a profound impact on mood and overall health. Plus, updating your residential lighting is a sound investment...
Outdoor & Indoor Holiday Lighting Ideas For Your Home

Outdoor & Indoor Holiday Lighting Ideas For Your Home

It’s time for an upgrade to your holiday lighting! Outdoor and indoor holiday displays bring this festive season to life. But the mess and effort of hanging outdoor Christmas lights — not to mention cleaning everything up after the New Year — keeps many from fully...
TCP Accents Pendants for Residential Use

TCP Accents Pendants for Residential Use

Pendant Fixtures For Residential Use Get ready for a brilliant upgrade to your home with new pendants lighting from TCP. TCP Accents are now available for residential and commercial use. Let’s dive into how these stylish integrated LED light fixtures can elevate any...
Mid-Century Modern Lighting

Mid-Century Modern Lighting

What is Mid-Century Modern Lighting? Mid-century modern is the trend that just keeps trending. Since its inception in the 1950s, mid-century design has found life in every decade. The combination of classic furnishings with modern materials and finishes keeps this...
How to Convert from Play Room to Office Lighting

How to Convert from Play Room to Office Lighting

Lighting Tips for Converting a Playroom into a Home Office If you have kids that have outgrown their playroom days, chances are you’re facing this common design dilemma. What should you do with a home playroom area that’s hardly-used to make it a functional,...
Lighting for Dorm Rooms and Small Spaces

Lighting for Dorm Rooms and Small Spaces

Lighting Lesson: How to Illuminate Dorm Rooms and Small Apartment Spaces Living in a small space means maximizing every inch of it for functionality. Choosing the right furniture, decor, and lighting is essential when living space is limited. And just because a tiny...
How to Read a Light Bulb Box

How to Read a Light Bulb Box

Going to the store and buying a light bulb seems like a simple enough task. But with all the different types of light bulbs currently available, it can become quite challenging rather quickly. Once-popular incandescent bulbs have faded significantly in use....
Exterior Architectural Lighting

Exterior Architectural Lighting

Exterior Architectural Lighting Outdoor architectural LED lighting is what brings the “wow factor” to outdoor spaces. Outdoor garden and building lighting is used to draw the eye to certain features through light and shadow. This increases curb appeal, makes buildings...
The Smart Light Life at Home

The Smart Light Life at Home

If you have never used smart lighting in your home, it may be difficult to imagine the benefits of smart LED light bulbs. After all, most people view light bulbs as a purely functional feature of their home. But there is a reason people who switch to smart lighting...
Interior Architectural Lighting

Interior Architectural Lighting

Have you ever entered a space for the first time and felt instantly calm and comfortable? Or tense and anxious? It’s highly likely the space’s lighting influenced your initial reaction. Lighting brings warmth and emotion to architectural design and plays an important...
Color Bulbs for Every Season

Color Bulbs for Every Season

Decorating your home for a particular season or holiday is a great way to liven up the atmosphere within your space. Placing colorful crafts and decor items throughout your home certainly adds seasonal charm. But if you want to take your decorating to a whole new...
Residential Lighting Trends for 2024

Residential Lighting Trends 2022

Every year, we eagerly anticipate the design and lighting industry’s list of top home lighting trends. So many external factors determine what makes the cut. Interior design trends, current social attitudes, and industry insider opinions all influence which home...
Home & Kitchen Lighting Fixtures

Home & Kitchen Lighting Fixtures

In your home, each room has its own unique personality, function, and purpose. Some spaces, like the kitchen, have become so multifunctional, their identity is now hard-to-define. The best way to describe a kitchen may be the age-old, yet still meaningful saying that...
Ceiling Lights & Light Bulbs – Changing Your Home

Ceiling Lights & Light Bulbs – Changing Your Home

How do you make a house feel like a home? One of the most effective ways to add ambiance to any space is lighting. Even if everything else about a room stays exactly the same, changing the lights can change the entire feel of the space. Create the feeling you want in...
TCP Continues to Be Green

TCP Continues to Be Green

As the leading LED manufacturer, TCP is committed to finding new ways to be eco-friendly. And while LED technology saves massive amounts of electricity every year, TCP believes there is always room for improvement. That’s why we continue to innovate, looking for the...
Natural Light & Low Blue Light Bulbs

Natural Light & Low Blue Light Bulbs

There’s plenty to look forward to as we head further into fall – holidays, family time, baking, cozy evenings and so much more. With all the reasons to love this time of year, why do some people simply wish we could skip winter and fast-forward to spring? For many...
Fall Lighting Tips & Tricks

Fall Lighting Tips & Tricks

As summer’s warm days gradually get cooler, and sunshine-filled evenings gradually get darker, this means only one thing—fall is on its way! This is the season so many of us love most. It’s that pumpkin spice time of year when your home fills with warmth and coziness...
Lighting Overlooked Areas in Your Home

Lighting Overlooked Areas in Your Home

When it comes to lighting your home, what rooms do you think of first? Most people focus their lighting efforts in living rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms. And while it is always important to have great lighting in these rooms, there are other spaces in the home that...
Warm vs Cool Lighting in the Fall

Warm vs Cool Lighting in the Fall

As days get shorter and leaves begin to change color, you may find yourself wanting to make changes in your home decor to keep up with the fall season. Many people switch out drapes, blankets, and table settings to set the tone for autumn. But have you ever considered...
Outdoor Lighting – Dos & Don’ts

Outdoor Lighting – Dos & Don’ts

When done well, landscape lighting does more than just provide function and safety to your home. It also creates an atmosphere that increases the curb appeal of your home and makes entertaining outside feel special.   Outdoor lighting is more than just pointing lights...
Under Cabinet Lighting

Under Cabinet Lighting

Improve the functionality of your kitchen with extra task lighting. Under cabinet lighting provides extra illumination for the best possible cooking, baking, and late-night snacking experience.  What are under cabinet lights? Under cabinet lighting is installed...
Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Lights for Your Home

Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Lights for Your Home

Lighting is one of the most important elements of your home design because it is so effective at setting the tone for a space.  Lighting can make a room feel relaxed, energetic, airy, or romantic. On the other hand, home lighting mistakes can make a room feel dark,...
The Perfect Lights for Reading

The Perfect Lights for Reading

What is better than curling up with a great book? When you sit outside to read on a sunny day, your eyes have everything they need to stay healthy while you turn the pages of your latest read. But how do we bring that same healthy reading environment indoors for...
Lighting Aesthetics – Types of Lighting

Lighting Aesthetics – Types of Lighting

Give your home or living space a complete makeover—just by switching up your lighting. With the right bulb shape, lighting fixture style, and lighting color temperature, you can enhance a space and make it look completely new without changing any of the decor....
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