Tag: lighting

Making Your Old Bathroom New Again

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Sometimes it is the little things that can change the look of a room. Paint, flooring in a bathroom and something as simple as a new mirror and different lighting can change the look. Traditionally bathroom mirrors were attached to medicine cabinets but in modern bathrooms, decorative mirrors are being used more and more. You can change the look of your bathroom by replacing the mirror and lighting. Mirrors can make a room look larger and the lighting can brighten up the room removing the shadows and opening up the room. Read More

Modernize Your Home On a Budget

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 Sometimes we purchase homes based on affordability and need to make a few changes in order to bring an outdated older home into today.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

The Perfect Lighting for Your Kitchen

 

 

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 101

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.

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Finished Basement: Get it right the first time!

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.

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Different Types of Lighting

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.

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Bathroom Lighting

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.

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Outdoor Kitchen Lighting Ideas

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?

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