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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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Give Your Apartment a Lighting Makeover

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Apartment lighting can liven up a dull looking room. With the right lights placed in strategic locations, you can make a cheap painting look expensive, a house plant look gorgeous or draw eyes to a focal point of your choice. Don’t overlook the effective uses of lighting and lamps to transform your apartment. Here’s what […] read more

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Comparing the Differences of Incandescent and Fluorescent Lighting

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Fluorescent lighting has made a comeback. Compared to incandescent lighting, it has been proven to consume less energy and therefore be most cost-effective for the homeowner and apartment dweller alike. Also, keeping safety in mind, fluorescent lights supply the same amount of light as incandescent lights but typically at a temperature less than 100 degrees Fahrenheit. […] read more

4 Fixtures and Lamps for Mood Lighting

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Mood lighting injects a warmer but more sparse flow of light into a room. It gives apartments a more modern but slightly romantic feel than natural light or bigger, more fluorescent light fixtures do. Many opt for mood lighting at evening parties to give a sophisticated vibe. Look for like fixtures in dark woods or […] read more

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