2309 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA | Directions 9040334.033775 -118.480504
Neighborhoods: Northeast, West LA
Great store and great staff – Great selection! They have a wide variety and helpful staff for all of your lighting needs. I came here to find some dimmers for my house and had fun looking all of the different products they offer.
Bottom of my list – I purchased two unfiltered florescent lights about four months ago for the silk screening work I am doing. After struggling for four months, a professional figured out that my lights were not doing the job (these are the recommended lights for this purpose). I took them back and talked to the manager. He offered no solutions: testing the power, the connection, the ballast, etc. He said he did not even have the specs and when I pointed out that you can just Google the model number, he had that George Bush blank look—maybe he has never heard of Google or doesn’t use a computer? He also said he didn’t have a voltmeter or ohmmeter in the store (an electrical store without a voltmeter???!!!). Further, refused to refund or even exchange the lights (about $60). He said his General Electric salesman does not take merchandise back—another surprise: someone who buys $xxxxxx of product a year can’t prevail on the salesman to take back a suspected bad product? The point is: I will never patronize a store that does not even pretend to stand behind the products they sell. Go someplace else.
Always a Pleasure! – I love browsing in this store.
Besides light bulbs it has unique gifts, party lighting as well as home decor. This is a unique store - unlike any other store you may visit.
There are three of these stores in the LA area and I love them all. The Santa Monica store is great because it is located between Whole Foods, a great women's designer thrift store and several wonderful breakfast/ lunch restaurants. I love night lights and they have a large selection of beautifully crafted ceramic ones in the shapes of animals, fruit or flowers in nice gift boxes.
Check out my night light photo....
The staff know me by name and are very respectful.
I tell everyone about this place.
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