Posts Tagged ‘Lighting’

Young woman replaces a lighting fixture hanging from her ceiling.

9 Easy Steps to Replace a Light Fixture

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Replacing a light fixture can be a relatively inexpensive way to jazz up an apartment — or maybe the fixture that’s currently in there is just in dire need of an update. Either way, why hire an electrician to change it when you can give it a go yourself? read more

Always test the faucets when touring a new apartment.

11 Things You Should Test When Touring an Apartment

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Inspecting an apartment is no time to be polite. In fact, you should act like that snoopy neighbor everyone hates to have as a visitor. read more

This living room may be windowless, but ample lighting and sleek decor make it airy and enjoyable all the same.

10 Creative Ways to Light Up Dark Rooms

Living in a space where sunshine bathes the walls every day is ideal but not likely. Most homes and apartments have at least one room that receives minimal natural light or, in some cases, none at all. !–more–>But before you slam the door and declare the space a walk-in closet, try out a few of […] read more

This bedroom is dark...but it could be a whole lot darker with the proper lightproofing treatment

Lightproofing Your Apartment Bedroom

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A ray of golden sunshine can make your day — unless it’s shining in your face while you’re trying to get some much-needed sleep, of course. read more

A bright red chair and lighting fixture add splashes of color to a space without damaging their apartment's walls or floors.

Decorating Your Apartment Without Compromising Your Security Deposit

Like it or not, a security deposit is often a fundamental part of renting. After all, none of us particularly relishes the thought of handing over a chunk of change that we might not see for the foreseeable future. When it comes to personalizing an apartment, it can sometimes be difficult to figure out how […] read more

A Step-by-Step Guide to Replacing Lighting Fixtures

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Replacing broken lighting fixtures may sound like a big task, but it is really an easy do-it-yourself project. From time to time, old lighting fixtures may stop working or you may find when redecorating a room that the old lighting fixture no longer matches the decor and then decide to replace it. Either way, it […] read more

Using Lighting to Make Your Space Look Bigger: 4 Tips

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Using lighting is one way to make a small room or apartment look bigger. Living in a small apartment has some benefits, but if you’re starting to outgrow it but don’t want to move, try adjusting the lights. You’ll need to do more than work with lighting, but this is one step that can make […] read more

How to Create a Perfect Lighting Plan

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An interior lighting plan is essential for creating the right amount of illumination for undertaking daily activities as well as relaxing in your apartment. Therefore, it’s important to facilitate a plan in order to decide on placement and install the proper fixtures for your particular decor. Survey Your Lighting Needs Before you draw out a plan, you’ll need to assess […] read more

4 Unique Lighting Ideas for Your Loft

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Lighting a large open space like a loft  presents challenges, and trying to find unique lighting can be difficult. However, there are products on the market that can help. If you’re searching for a new loft apartment or want to add to what you do have, consider these 4 unique lighting ideas for your loft: […] read more

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