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All Is Calm, All Is Bright

As winter approaches and the days grow shorter (and darker), it's natural to look for ways to make every corner of your home a little more bright and cozy. Yet with the price of electricity as high as it is, you probably don't want to keep your lights on any longer than you have to. So how do you add a warming glow of light to hallways, bedrooms and bathrooms? Simple: night lights.
Night lights are a great way to add convenience lighting to your home for just pennies a day. Available in a multitude of different styles, they're inexpensive to purchase and operate and can be used anywhere in your home. They radiate a comforting glow in bedrooms, bathrooms, and hallways or any other area of your home where convenience lighting is needed after dark.
Night lights are ideal for homes with toddlers, small children or seniors. Surveys show that one out of every three people over the age of sixty-five falls each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 2/3 of them will unfortunately fall again within six months. Children, too, can wake up disoriented or afraid in a dark room. A night light can be a reassuring beacon in the dark for young and old alike. That's why The Leviton Institute recommends adding night lights to your home lighting mix. There are a number of appealing options to consider when choosing night lights for your home.
Night lights make a great stocking stuffer and a thoughtful holiday gift. Some of the most popular night lights are: LED (night lights that use long-lasting, energy efficient Light Emitting Diodes); Incandescent (night lights that cast a soft, soothing glow with a small 4-5 watt bulb); Light Sensing (night lights that feature an automatic sensor that turns the light ON at dusk and OFF at dawn); Sonar-activated (night lights that respond to sound); Motion-sensor (night lights that detect when you are walking by them and switch on to brighten the way); Rotating (night lights that can be shined up, down, or anywhere you need to direct light within 360 degrees).

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