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Selecting the Right Ceiling Fan

f470-bnTaken aback by the spring temperatures that came upon us so suddenly? We can only hope this means that we’re in for a beautiful summer! While the warm sun can be a pleasant change from blustery winter weather, the heat can sometimes be too much to bear. A stylish ceiling fan can not only save you money on electricity, but can create the perfect atmosphere for entertaining inside or outside your home. At Connecticut Lighting Centers, we carry the largest inventory of only the best quality ceiling fans in New England. When it comes to selecting the right one for your home, our staff can help!

A few of the top-quality brands in our showrooms are Casablanca Fan Company, Minka-Aire, Monte Carlo Fan Company and Kichler. Which is the best match for your ceiling fan needs?


In business since 1938, Kichler is known for their beautiful home lighting products, for interiors, landscapes and cabinets. They also carry a wide selection of energy efficient, intricately styled ceiling fans that are traditional, rustic or modern for all style preferences. Kichler is a convenient option for those who already have some of the brand’s products in their homes, as Kichler products are categorized into distinct family collections. Need a ceiling fan to match your Kichler chandelier, pendant or exterior wall mount? The choice is easy with perfectly matched products available!

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Keep Your Living Space Bright This Fall with Quoizel

To celebrate the changing seasons, Connecticut Lighting Center is having a store wide Fall Celebration Sale with a special focus on top brand Quoizel. There’s many things to love about fall, especially when it comes to home décor. It is more important than ever to keep rooms feeling open and bright as the cold weather approaches and keeps our windows closed and curtains drawn. One of the best interior design secrets is to utilize mirrors throughout your home. While mirrors are traditionally used for functionality in the bathrooms and bedrooms, a well-placed mirror in other parts of the home can serve a variety of benefits.

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Custom Ceiling Medallions by Marie Ricci  

Connecticut Lighting Centers Has New Custom Ceiling Medallions 

Local artist Marie Ricci in Essex, Connecticut creates cast hand-carved original custom medallions. These artisan pieces are hand painted, so no two items are exactly alike. She has been featured in Style and Home Magazine and has worked with some famous Hollywood clients.

The medallions come in a variety of styles. Feeling creative? You can also get a primed white medallion that you can hand-paint yourself. Most of the medallions are cast in a lightweight resin making them easy to transport and are easy to install. Prices range from $39.95-$180.95 depending on the size and style.

With the right Medallion, your lighting fixture can make a dramatic fashion statement.  Stop by our showrooms to see these medallions and many more on display and speak with our Sales Consultants who will help you pick the perfect medallion.

Marie Ricci Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams custom medallion by Marie Ricci.

Marie Ricci Compass

Compass custom medallion by Marie Ricci.

Vine custom medallion by Marie Ricci.

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Powder Room Favorites

Today’s bathroom has evolved into a private retreat for relaxation, escape and self-indulgence.  Renovating your bathroom not only adds value to your home but it will help create the spa-like oasis you desire. Updating your lighting is an economical way to refresh this space, and the right lighting can make your bathroom go from blah to brilliant!

Quoizel EME8606C - Evermore Bath Light.

Quoizel EME8606C – Evermore Bath Light.

Quoizel PCSR8604C - Platinum Collection Shimmer Bath Light

Quoizel PCSR8604C – Platinum Collection Shimmer Bath Light.

Introduced in 2014, the Evermore is part of Quoizel’s Platinum Collection.  This collection offers a resplendent design of glamour and glitz. The abundance of multi-faceted crystals is enhanced by the polished chrome finish and the supplied clear xenon bulbs showcase the sparkle of this sleek series.  It’s a fixture your guests will see as soon as they walk into the powder room!

Shimmer, a new addition to the Platinum Collection, was a popular bath collection introduced at this year’s Dallas Market. The stunning shades are comprised of tiny metal ringlets and crystals that create an amazing, shimmering effect. This stylish series is finished in glossy polished chrome and is sure to kick up the wow factor in your home!

Quoizel DVN8603BN - Devlin Bath Light.

Quoizel DVN8603BN – Devlin Bath Light.


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Connecticut Lighting Centers hires Daniel Perry to head up new motorized window treatment and lighting controls division

Daniel C. Perry, Manager Shading/Lighting Systems & Controls

Daniel C. Perry, Manager Shading/Lighting Systems & Controls.

Connecticut Lighting Centers announces the hiring of Daniel Perry to head up their new motorized window treatment and lighting controls division. Mr. Perry brings over forty years of experience and certification with many of the top companies in the field including Lutron, Hunter Douglas, Macho Shade Systems, Draper and Somfy. He is also certified in low voltage lighting controls for residential and commercial applications.

“As this division has seen incredible growth we needed a  manager with his experience to focus on this channel,” says David Director, President. “Dan Perry is an expert who understands the technical issues and can help our team deliver the best solutions for our residential and commercial customers.”

Mr. Perry recently worked in Manhattan providing window treatments and lighting controls for clients in New York City. Previously he had been a window treatment consultant and installer for several major retailers in New England before he joined Lutron in the motorized shades sales division, where his primary duties were troubleshooting shade installations and lighting control systems.

“With the emergence of LED Lighting and wireless technologies, we are getting more and more projects that require this level of expertise,” reports Director. “We are excited to have Dan on board at Connecticut Lighting Centers and Restoration Lighting Gallery.”

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