Light of Heart 3 in­dus­try ex­perts shed light on how to il­lu­mi­nate your Vic­to­rian home’s dark­est cor­ners.

Victorian Homes - - Contents - By Mer­rie Deste­fano

While ev­ery home re­quires care­ful at­ten­tion on light­ing in each room, the needs of a Vic­to­rian of­ten go above and be­yond ba­sic light­ing. De­spite floorto-ceil­ing win­dows, his­toric homes are in­fa­mous for their dark cor­ners, shad­owy hall­ways and poorly-lit stair­ways. Since this is a prob­lem for nearly ev­ery owner of a cen­tury-old house, we de­cided to get some ex­pert ad­vice on how to solve the prob­lem.

We asked for tips and sug­ges­tions from light­ing ex­perts in three dif­fer­ent com­pa­nies: Magnolia Hall, King’s Chandelier Com­pany and the Louise Gaskill Com­pany. Here’s what they have to say to help throw some light on the sub­ject.

EX­PERT AD­VICE CAN HELP YOU NAV­I­GATE YOUR VIC­TO­RIAN HOME’S JOUR­NEY FROM DARK­NESS TO LIGHT.

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