Month: September 2016

5 Ways to Use LED Accent Lighting to Impress Guests

Accent lighting is often used to bring the eye’s attention to an object. However, it can also be a way to bring ordinary household objects to life. For instance, LED strips behind a shelf on the wall may give objects a more robust appearance. With a bit of imagination, you could accentuate uncommon areas to deliver a unique aspect to the home. Not only will it impress your guests, but it may impress you as well.

Along the Fireplace Mantel

Installing LED strips along the edge of a fireplace mantel easily draws attention to the unit. This is especially useful if you plan on decorating the surface with objects of art. However, it can be just as entrancing having the light stand on its own. The lighting may give the fireplace a more active appearance even when it’s not technically in use.

Along the Stairwell

For those who have stairs …

Generators Are The Best Emergency Devices For Business And Home Needs

There is a little-known and little-remembered historical event that has been passed around several media news outlets in recent days. Perhaps the concern is being ignited by the current political climate, or some other pertinent, if not esoteric, information.

Many people have no idea what the Carrington Event was. In 1859, a duo of Australian scientists noticed extreme solar surface activity using the telescopic technology of the day. This sunspot activity resulted in a coronal mass ejection (CME) that directly hit the earth’s surface. At the time, there was very little electrical technology in operation, but telegraphs were radically affected, and everyone from Australia to Canada noticed the changes in the atmosphere.

Modern scientists have concluded that a Carrington-type event is likely to occur again. It’s been more than 150 years since the earth has experienced such a schism. It is absolutely certain that if this type of solar event