When you’re designing your house, finding inspiration is key. Taking a step outside can give you a fresh perspective - there’s no better inspiration than mother nature herself! No matter what space you’re working on, drawing from the beauty of nature will make your home feel like paradise. The combination of earth tones and natural materials in . . .
Everyone talks about “smart homes,” but what does that really mean? While smart assistants are often the foundation of any smart home, they aren’t truly smart on their own. Smart lighting is another essential element of your smart home. It includes a wide range of electrical products that use software to interface with your smart hub to give you . . .
Many homeowners fall into the trap of relying on paint and mirrors to lighten up a room. While these are tricks that work, they’re just bandaid fixes that ultimately limit your design options. One of the best ways to make your house a home is to have great lighting in each room. And just as every room has a different function, and they all have . . .
A Helpful Glossary of Common Ceiling Fan Terms If you’re shopping for ceiling fans and it’s starting to feel like the descriptions are written in code, don’t worry! We’re here to solve the mystery with a list of basic terms you’ll need to know when looking for the right ceiling fan. Ceiling Fan Types Ceiling fans are most often categorized by . . .
All the Tips, Tricks, and Secrets You Need to Make Your House Shine on a Dime If it’s been a while since you redecorated, your current home decor probably isn’t speaking to you anymore. When you’re short on time, updating the lighting is one of the fastest ways to make your home look, well, brighter. But, when you’re on a budget, replacing . . .
Ceiling lights are a must-have feature in any room. Whether you don’t like the previous homeowner’s taste or you’re just ready for an update, ceiling lights can revitalize your home space. It may be even easier than you think--just follow these steps to safely switch out those old light fixtures for a new look. What you’ll need: Screwdriver . . .
Are you updating your light bulbs, but not sure how bright you need them? Or how many bulbs your room needs? You’re not alone in the confusion. It can be difficult reading the package in the hardware store and understanding what the bulb will do for your home. This post will briefly touch on how lumens work and then guide you on how to make . . .
Have you ever walked through your home and wondered, “why did my stuff look cuter online/in-store?” If you have, there’s a decent chance the problem is your home lighting. Product images and store displays always have excellent lighting, showing you the best possible version of their decor, paint samples, art, and furniture. But if you buy that . . .
When carefully chosen, a unique ceiling fan will add to your home’s beauty, value, and ultimately save you money. Whether you are shopping for your first fan or you’re updating an old-fashioned relic, the process can be enough to make anyone’s head spin. Fans should be functional as well as attractive, but it’s easy to get buried in all of the . . .
Using the wrong light bulb can really make your space feel all wrong. If your room feels dark and dingy or, the opposite, harsh and cold, your light bulb may be the culprit. Before you buy another bulb, make sure you’re not making one of these common mistakes in your home! Light Bulb Mistake #1 Using the Wrong Wattage Watts refer . . .