Posts Written ByKrista Robertson

Closet Lighting with LEDs

One of the least appreciated, and yet most important locations for lighting in a home is inside closets and cupboards. Although these are highly functional spaces for homeowners, it is not uncommon for builders to completely disregard them when it comes to lighting, opting for old fashioned incandescent, or unsightly fluorescent bulbs, if anything at all. The result of this oversight is often less-than-functional lighting, especially in larger walk-in closets, where many areas may be left in shadow. If you’re struggling to see in your dimly-lit closet, and are looking for a solution, we have good news– you’re not alone!…

Year in Review: A Look Back at 2017

The New Year has arrived—a time to reflect on all that’s happened in the past twelve months, and to look forward to what the future holds. Twenty-seventeen was an exciting year here at Inspired LED. We introduced more than a dozen new products, created more than a thousand custom lighting designs for homeowners and businesses, and were recognized as top professionals in our field. As we gear up for another year, we take a moment to look back on all that we’ve accomplished… Company Milestones- One of the first major projects finalized in 2017 was a large-scale custom lighting design…

Holiday Gift Guide 2017

2017 holiday gift guide

The holiday season is well underway, with decorations adorning our homes and colorful lights lining the streets. But there is more than one way to brighten the mood this winter! For those looking for a clever or unique gift idea this year, Inspired LED offers a variety of products which are sure to light up faces of friends and family come Christmas morning… Backlight Kit | Starting at $29 ON SALE NOW!  For anyone who enjoys the experience of kicking back and relaxing in front of the television, a backlight kit from Inspired LED is the perfect holiday gift! This simple…

Accessory of the Week: Splitters

We’re nearing the end of another year at Inspired LED, which means wrapping up big projects, planning holiday sales, and keeping ourselves busy with inventory. It’s a time to look back on all the exciting new products we’ve launched this year, and to take stock in those essentials which make building an LED system possible. While the lights themselves are understandably the stars of the show in our business, they wouldn’t be able to shine without the support of some important accessories. So this week, we take a look at some components which are often overlooked, but are nonetheless key…

Giving Thanks With LEDs

Thanksgiving with LED's

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, time for friends, family, and feasting! From grocery shopping, to travel plans, food preparation, and home décor, there is a lot to do to consider when preparing for this November holiday. This year, let Inspired LED give you and your guests a little something extra to be thankful for, with the addition of low-voltage, energy efficient lighting… Here are some ways to light up your Thanksgiving with the help of LEDs! Cooking (Kitchen Under Cabinet Lighting)- Whether you are ordering takeout, microwaving a frozen meal, or dusting off a traditional recipe from Grandma’s old cook book,…

Halloween Lighting Ideas

From costumes to decorations and everything in between, a little lighting can help to take your Halloween from freaky to freakin’ fabulous! And if you’re going to be adding light, you might as well do it right (because even witches, goblins, and ghouls can appreciate “going green”). So, with this in mind, here are some ways to get spooky this year with the help of energy-efficient, cost-effective LEDs: Homemade Costumes: You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to create a spectacular Halloween costume this year. There are hundreds of ways to enhance your Trick-or-Treating experience with flexible LED strips.  Flex can…

Get Inspired: Pumpkin Carving with LEDs!

By now, most people know that there are many great things about LEDs! Their low-voltage energy efficiency and cooler operating temperatures not only help to save money on monthly electric bills, but it also allow them to serve an ideal light source for some less than conventional applications. For the past few years around the holidays we at Inspired LED have experimented with a variety of creative ways to use our lights in adding to the celebration. From colored backlight displays to costumes and trunk-or-treat ideas, we’ve discovered there is almost no place where LED strip lights do not look at…

Get This Look Part 4: Ceiling Accent Lighting

LED flexible strips have transformed the lighting world, making it possible to create stunning visual effects which would be extremely difficult, if not impossible to achieve using standard bulbs. Among the many lighting trends to emerge as a result of LED advancements is the ceiling accent light. Whether you’re working with a cove, soffit, tray, or coffered ceiling, you’ll find there are many high end, expensive fixtures designed specifically for these types of applications, or cheap rope lights that do not last. But one of the great things about ceiling accents is their natural ability to hide LED light strips out of sight while…

Take the Fall LED Lighting Challenge: Make the Switch!

Whether you’re trying to save money, conserve energy, or just keeping up with the latest technology trends—there are many reasons to make the switch to LED lighting. If you’re renting your space, it’s a great way to cut back on electrical bills while adding a little personal touch. If you’ve just purchased a property, it’s a great long-term investment and the perfect way to highlight the decorative features of your home. Of course, LEDs do more than just add to the aesthetics of a home or business—the efficiency and adaptability of low-voltage lighting systems allows them to outperform and outlast…

Inspired LED’s NFL Giveaway Returns

It’s our favorite time of year at Inspired LED. September marks not only the start of cooler more tolerable weather here in the Valley of the Sun, but also the return of football season! And as the NFL kicks off this evening with the first game of 2017, we’re gearing up for the return of our NFL giveaway on Facebook. Back in 2014 the contest started as a fun way for us to connect with our customers. The response from our followers was so enthusiastic, we’ve continued the tradition ever since. So get ready for another fun-filled season of questions, statistics,…