Not every home we purchase is unique to our own styles. Sometimes we purchase homes based on affordability and need to make a few changes in order to bring an outdated older home into today. You are probably wondering how you can do this one a budget. First you will want to make sure you set a budget. Upgrades to a home if you are not conscientious of your funds can become depleted very quickly. Read More
Did you know there are so many different mirrors and each has its own unique purpose? When choosing the mirror, you want to make sure to take in account what it will be used for. Plumbtile offers all types of mirrors from shaving mirrors to magnified make up mirrors, and much more. Read More
The holidays are approaching pretty quickly! I bet your house is the house to be for holiday dinners. What if your dining room is in need of a makeover or maybe your family has gotten bigger and there just isn’t enough room anymore. We always love a growing family especially around the holidays. Read More
You want your kitchen to be functional yet look elegant and modern. Lighting can be a tricky task in the kitchen. Depending on where your kitchen is centered you want to make sure the light is set to perfection. Incorrect lighting can make a kitchen feel dull, dark and dingy. In order to choose the correct lighting, you will want to create zones within these spaces which can create a bit of a challenge. Changing our mood, depending on the function, at the click of a switch. If you have any questions you can visit Plumbtile or contact one of our experts. Read More
Bathroom lighting is generally one of the least thought about items in the home, given the amount of time we spend in the bathroom you would think this is top priority. The lighting in your bathroom should get the same attention as the lighting throughout the rest of the home. Most modern bathrooms are more than just a pit-stop in your day it is now a place to relax and recharge. Homeowners are now adding a spa tubs, shower systems and even steam showers.
I love a basement, in every home I have bought or rented I have looked for a basement. If it wasn’t finished I mentally tallied up the cost it would take to finish it. What kind of flooring I could put there, the lighting, furniture and built-ins I can add. But finishing a basement or taking a portion and finishing it can be costly if not done correctly the first time.
When we are looking for lighting options we are often provided with multiple light designs and fixtures, from recessed lighting that require contractors and tradesmen, to floor and desk lamps that need to have access to outlets. Ambient lighting, task or accent lighting are the most popular fixtures that are extremely versatile enough to be used in every room of the house.
That single, small lighting fixture protruding from the middle of your bathroom ceiling doesn’t cut it by today’s lighting standards. What to do? Alternative sources of general lighting include recessed ceiling fixtures and indirect lighting that bounces off the ceiling or the walls. Adequate task lights have become a must, too.
Getting the right lighting will enhance every room, every color and even every mood. But did you know that the right lighting for your outdoor kitchen are can affect your food preparation and mosquito control?
Lighting is a key visual element in any home. Not only does it allow you to see where you’re walking it can also set a mood or highlight prized possessions. When deciding what lighting to use in your new home, there are a number of things to consider:
- How each room will be used
- What fixtures are appropriate
- Energy efficiency