Home lighting determines the mood of not only a room, but of the person living in it as well. It can enliven the ambiance or make it gloomy and depressing. That is the reason why one needs to put in a lot of thought while purchasing light fixtures for his/her dwelling. A very popular option is that of halogen floor lamp. Halogen floor lamp is a great way to light a room because halogen floor lamp use halogen bulbs are much brighter than many other types of bulb, without using more electricity, so halogen floor lamp is actually much more energy efficient in some cases. Halogen floor lamp bulbs are actually far more durable, and have a much longer lifespan than many other types of bulbs as well, because of the halogen cycle, which means that the filament of the bulb is constantly replenished, rather than being gradually corroded as it is in many other types of bulb. This means that in the long run, you will also spend less on buying new bulbs, so this type of lamp is great if you are on a tight budget. However, because halogen lights can get very hot, you must be very careful not to leave them touching curtains, fabrics or drapes as the heat from the bulbs can cause damage.