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Four Tips to Maximize Productivity While Working From Home

Posted March 27, 2020 at 10:33 AM

 

SOCIAL DISTANCING PART 2: FOUR TIPS TO MAXIMIZE PRODUCTIVITY WHILE WORKING FROM HOME

During this unprecedented time, many of us have found ourselves working full time from the security of home to protect ourselves, our coworkers and our families. 

However, as we social distance from our coworkers, but not the demands of our jobs, we may find that working from home is more difficult than expected. 

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Topics: How To, Around the Home, Power

How to Conquer Boredom When Stuck at Home

Posted March 20, 2020 at 10:03 AM

Social Distancing Series Part 1: How to Conquer Boredom While Stuck at Home

With whole cities going on lockdown, many of us have a lot of time on our freshly washed hands. From kids to retirees, boredom can come quickly when staying at home. In part one of our three-part series, here's a list of entertainment options to keep you from going stir-crazy as you help flatten the COVID-19 curve.

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Topics: How To, Around the Home, News

Easy DIY Projects To Revamp Your Lamp

Posted February 10, 2020 at 05:01 PM

If you’re a DIYer looking for a fun and easy weekend project, try adding some character to a lamp! Sprucing up an old lamp is a great way to add a pop of color to a room and truly liven up your place. Lamps are really easy projects that you can make personal to match your particular style. And these projects are incredibly cheap! You can even upcycle used goods that may have been destined for the garbage and turn them into functional pieces of art! Here are a few ideas for how to revamp your lamp!

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Topics: LED Lighting, How To, Around the Home

Fantastic Ways Bloggers Are Using Night Lights

Posted February 10, 2020 at 04:38 PM

Earlier this year we had the amazing opportunity to team up with bloggers and influencers from across the country. Our goal was simple: discover how they are using Enbrighten Night Lights in their daily lives! We found that two favorite features kept popping up: motion-sensing and dusk-to-dawn settings. The ability to experience hands-free lighting seemed to empower our collaborators, especially when it came to the adventures of parenting. Here are a few of them:

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Topics: LED Lighting, Around the Home

4 Impactful Steps Jasco Has Taken to Be A Sustainable Brand

Posted January 10, 2020 at 08:00 AM

As environmental awareness continues to rise, we want you to know most of our packaging is recyclable – and by purchasing from us, you play a role in making the world a cleaner place for all who call it home. Jasco's very own sustainability definition means our packaging, sourcing and recycling practices have been carefully crafted to advance our goal of environmental responsibility. As an industry leader in home electronics, lighting and power products, we are constantly striving to do our part in being a sustainable brand. Here's your first inside look at the steps we've taken and how you too can help reduce your carbon footprint.

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Topics: Insider, Smart Home, LED Lighting, How To, Around the Home, News

Burning Your Christmas Tree to the Ground: The Evolution of Holiday Lights

Posted December 12, 2019 at 09:41 AM

Christmas as we know it in the modern age is a time of mirth, merriment and copious amounts of multi-colored lights. We each ascend into our attics, dig into our storage closets or clamber to the store to retrieve our yearly supply of Holiday string-lights. These dazzling adornments are an unmistakable Christmas staple. Some blessed enthusiasts go so far as to construct truly radiant displays of showmanship. It can be a classic approach of lining your eaves, depictions of Santa Clause violating airspace law over your roof, spastic strobing musical concertos or even grand cathedral-like structures so large and complex you have to literally drive through it all. Everyone has their own beloved spin. But, how did this whole fascination with holiday lights begin?

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Topics: LED Lighting, Around the Home

The DIY Guide to Under Cabinet Lighting: Part Three

Posted November 18, 2019 at 10:28 AM

In past lighting blog posts we’ve discussed the various types and qualities to look for when searching for a new under cabinet lighting fixture. And whether it’s tried and true brands like GE Fixtures, or exciting up-and-comers like Honeywell, there is little doubt that your kitchen will be basking in the glow of energy efficient style. But there are so many other uses for these LED fixtures than simply installing them underneath your cabinetry.

We here at Jasco have decided to offer you the most tried and true method of imparting knowledge of the modern era: putting things into a numerical list. Here are our top five places you can install your under cabinet fixtures that are, well, not underneath a cabinet!

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Topics: LED Lighting, Around the Home

Cozy Up to the Softer Side of Technology

Posted October 3, 2019 at 09:39 AM

For decades, technology has primarily focused on function and forward-thinking design that looks sleek, high-tech and futuristic rather than warm, friendly and relatable. However, aesthetically pleasing fabric-covered tech is making its way into mainstream life as tech companies are focusing on the softer side of technology.

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Topics: Insider, Around the Home

The Simple Solution to Shorter Days is a Set Timer

Posted September 20, 2019 at 11:52 AM

Life can be hectic, and any amount of simplification reduces stress. Timers make everyday electrical devices easier and more convenient. Summer is winding down, days are getting shorter, back-to-school routines are in full swing and the holidays are right around the corner. It’s the perfect time of year to add a little automation to your life and here are a few creative ways you can do it with a set timer.

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Topics: Insider, Around the Home

How to Make the Most Out of the Cord-cutting Trend

Posted August 30, 2019 at 10:06 AM

Cord cutters come in all types and number in the tens of millions, and although this trend began less than a decade ago, it continues to soar in the U.S. If it maintains its upward trajectory, an estimated 51 million people will cut the cord by 2021. Whether you’re a seasoned cord-cutter or are considering it as a great way to streamline your budget and customize your entertainment choices, there are a growing number of ways to get the most out of your decision to ditch cable.

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Topics: Around the Home, Cutting the Cord