🫡 You are about to buy a floor lamp? Stop and read this article now. (thank me later 😎)

floor lamp models on the right and Women on the left

Floor lamps are a versatile and stylish addition to any home. They can provide ambient lighting in a dark corner, task lighting for reading or hobbies, or even accent lighting to highlight a piece of art. But with so many different styles and options available, how do you choose the right floor lamp for your needs? Here is a buying guide to help you find the perfect floor lamp for your home:


Have you considered the general style of your room?

Do you want a lamp that blends in with your existing dΓ©cor, or do you want something that stands out as a statement piece? If you’re looking for something more understated, consider a classic torchiere lamp with an elegant bronze finish. If you want something with more personality, try a colorful floor lamp with unique details like exposed cords or sculptural bases.


Did you think about the function of the lamp?

What type of lighting do you need? If you’re looking for task lighting, choose a floor lamp with an adjustable arm and shade so you can direct light where you need it most. If you’re looking for ambient lighting, try a hurricane lamp with glass sides that reflects light around the room. Or if you want to add some accent lighting to your space, choose a floor lamp with a built-in spotlight.


Do you need additional features?

Some floor lamps come with extra features that can be useful, like shelves or outlets. If you want a lamp that can do double duty as a small end table, look for one with a shelf. And if you need a place to charge your phone or laptop, look for a floor lamp with an integrated outlet.

I hope your answer was “Yes” for all the points above. However, there are few more things to consider before I let you go and shop that floor lamps.

I am sure you never do those:

βœ“ You have already made measurements of the space you have for your floor lamp.

βœ“ You already know the dimensions of the area you want to light so that you can select a lamp that’s the right size.

βœ“ You would go with an energy-efficient and bright, natural light, LED bulb.

βœ“ You already know that if you need softer light, an incandescent bulb is your choice.

βœ“ Be sure to take into account the style of your home when selecting a floor lamp

A stained glass lamp may look out of place in a contemporary setting, while a sleek metal lamp may not fit well in a more traditional space. by taking these factors into consideration. So, thank you for that 🍺

Wait βœ‹

One last thing.

You are shopping online right?

Oh, I should know that already.

So check the notes that I recently put together to make sure you save some money and never get fooled when shopping online for your floor lamp.


check the dimensions of the lamp to make sure it will fit in the desired space.


take a look at the product photos to get an idea of the lamp’s style and color.


read the product description carefully to learn about the materials used and any assembly required.


Read the refund policy of the online store that you are on.


Make sure the bulbs are included in the price at the checkout.


Make sure the cable length is enoguh.

Last one, promise.

Make sure the finishings and other options are consistent with the picture at checkout.

After all, you would already check:

βœ“ Return policy in case the lamp is not as expected.

Me looking for a new floor lamp πŸ˜€

βœ“ Check the website and company name on Trustpilot or alternative platforms to see if they did well so far with their orders.

(I just lost nearly Β£500 when shopping online for a baby chair and I could save that if I could read their Trustpilot reviews)

Now, it’s time to get back to shopping! Thank reading so far.

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