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The right lighting in a home is very important

because it can create a mood, highlight certain features or brighten up a dark space. There are many different types of lighting available including recessed, lamps, pot lights, track lights, spot lights, and chandeliers. The right lighting contributes to the overall look and style of your home so try to be consistent in hardware and fixtures.

When selecting light fixtures think about the function of the room. If it is a T.V. room you may want to consider dimmer switch lighting so you can adjust the amount of light to prevent a glare. Also think about installing bright lights for dark areas. Changing the fixtures and light bulbs used in your home yourself  is an easy way to inexpensively create a new look.


Installing a Chandelier

Installing a Chandelier

Chandeliers are a timeless addition to any living space. Not only do they improve the lighting in the room, they can also make any room look elegant, whether it’s a dining room, kitchen, bedroom, or living space. Chandeliers are a great option if you want to update the look of one of the rooms in your house without spending

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Installing Accent Lighting

Installing Accent Lighting

For a more dramatic, inviting, and better lit space, accent lighting is the obvious choice. Accent lighting is perfect for closets, reading, highlighting artwork and illuminating display shelves. This project is not as daunting as it sounds; you should be able to finish this project in just two weekends! You will need a circular saw, 4-ft. Level, screw fun,

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Installing Low-voltage Exterior Lighting

Installing Low-voltage Exterior Lighting

When it comes to do-it-yourself projects, installing low-voltage lighting can make one of the biggest impacts. By installing low-voltage outdoor lighting you can illuminate staircases, footpaths and dark areas, or lighting can be used to add dramatic accents to your property. Because the lighting is low-voltage, this is a project that is safe for persons of all skill levels

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Installing Recessed Lighting

Installing Recessed Lighting

Recessed lighting installations offer a way to change the style of an existing room in your home by accentuating what already exists. With these instructions you will be able to take older rooms and make them feel exciting, bright and new once more. There is absolutely no need to utilize back-breaking, labour intensive techniques when you can follow these

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Installing Under Cabinet Lighting

Installing Under Cabinet Lighting

Installing under cabinet lighting is an easy way to reduce the amount of power used in your kitchen as well adding dramatic mood lighting to the overall atmosphere. Although the best time to install the wiring required for under cabinet lights is while you remodel the kitchen (ideally before the drywall is installed), it is possible to add under

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