Lighting

Laura Ashley Carpets
...s and updated women’s and children’s clothing, and accessories in the classic english country style. its retail shops offer a distinctive collection of bed linens, fabrics, wall coverings, furniture, lighting, and other home furnishings, all bearing the laura ashley label. in addition, laura ashley also has a wide range of wall-to-wall carpets...
Corian® Solid Surfaces
..., thermoformed shapes that can engage, excite and express? much more than a countertop, corian® is just as appropriate for vertical applications as it is for horizontal surfaces. or furniture. or lighting. the list of possibilities continues to evolve and expand....
Stylus Furniture
...ted upholstered sofas and seating to fun but functional tables and chairs. we offer chic, european styling in bedroom suites, and artistic accessories that can accent or compliment any decor. our lighting shines with whimsical looks that don't shy away from the unexpected. services that are as innovative as our selections. of course we have a very friendly and knowledgeable staff that w...
Concinnity Bath Products
...inishes, from smoked chrome to polished copper. we have just introduced two new finishes, oil-rubbed bronze and silver pearl. concinnity's other products include tub, shower, and bidet sets, bath lighting, kitchen and bath accessories, cabinet hardware and ada approved grab bars. ...
Robern® Cabinets
...ety lock boxes secure prescriptions from the reach of children and protects jewelry from theft. mirrored interiors speed up grooming by eliminating constant closing of the cabinet door. lighting solutions create a cabinet area environment that works best for the end user. safeseal™ gasketed frame protects the user from sharp cabinet edges and prevents dirt and moisture fro...
Modern Masters® Paint
...ting long-term relationships with it's customers by supplying them with unique coatings, personalized service and in-depth technical assistance. these customers included wall decor manufacturers, lighting manufacturers and motion picture studios. through the years their customer base expanded to include art and craft material retailers throughout the usa. after 35 years new markets and ...
Alta Window Fashions
...ions for families, especially busy moms." safety is a key consideration to the new collection. kathy ireland home brand partnerships include other top leaders in furniture, flooring, area rugs, lighting, wall art, decorative accessories, bedding and tabletop. alta offers exceptional value in a full line of quality products. all alta window solutions products are custom manufactured for ...
Uttermost Accessories
...tatives, and designers as partners in business. this commitment stems from our stated mission and culture. uttermost manufactures mirrors, art, metal wall art, lamps, accessories, clocks and lighting fixtures...
Peel Rugs
...peel & company's unique, expressive handwoven rugs, pillows, accent furniture and lighting are quietly becoming the choice of selective rug dealers, interior designers, and architects around the world. design & quality is foremost when choosing a peel 100% wool rug, you'll find that depth of design and quality are foremost in every rug we produce-because a peel quality assurance director...
Kathy Ireland™ Pacific Coast Lighting
...founded in 1979, pacific coast lighting has enjoyed it's reputation as the innovator of design and the forerunner in quality and workmanship, becoming the industry's standard of excellence. as one of the largest manufacturers of portable lighting in the united states, we feature an extraordinary array of exclusive lighting designs fresh off the drafting boards of pacific coast lighting's studio. ...
Arrowice
...d in the bottom of your fireplace. our arrowice products are tempered glass pieces that act as natural medium to scatter the gas in random order. you will surely have unique flames as you start lighting arrowice.   ...
ELK Lighting
...are supported by a knowledgeable customer service and technical team that will be available to ensure your buying experience is enjoyable and hassle-free. we are exceptionally proud to be a trusted lighting manufacturer for some of the most significant structures in the world including george vanderbilt's biltmore estate and the historic royal palaces of england. our products are on display in o...
American Lighting
...founded in 1989, american lighting llc manufactures a wide range of lighting solutions for your residential, commercial and specialty lighting needs. we pride ourselves in being a lighting solutions provider by offering our customers a broad line of innovative and high quality lighting products. continued innovation is a core strategic initiative at american lighting, and we are committed to devel...
Thomasville Furniture
...he industry: ernest hemingway®, the collection of a lifetime; and humphrey bogart™. we’ve also expanded our product line to include thomasville cabinetry® for the kitchen and bath, thomasville lighting and thomasville flooring...
Bevelo Gas and Electric Lights
...ht to bevolo. these lights were coming apart due to the fact that they were soldered together. bevolo used riveting to hold the lights together which proved to be a major break through in the gas lighting industry. some years later, a. hays town was walking through the french quarter taking note of the beautiful architecture. while on his trip he heard the tapping of hammers coming out ...
Vaxcel Lighting
...for over 20 years, vaxcel international has been a premier supplier of residential lighting products. our product offering is composed of more than 2000 items, ranging from builder-ready fixtures and ceiling fans to designer chandeliers and lamps, in the latest styles and finishes. we are known in the industry for offering a full selection of products at competitive prices. everyday, we ...
Perennial Outdoor Fabrics
...an furniture market. more than 200 of his pieces won awards and are now represented in prestigious museums around the world. other work by john hutton includes designs for textiles, hand-blown glass, lighting and interiors...
Michael Amini
...ne to his ability to create intricate designs rich with hidden extras and features that cater to the needs and desires of the customer. intricately carved headboards, velvet lined-drawers, unique lighting features, and generously proportioned seating are just a sampling of the attention to detail found throughout each collection. michael believes that furniture should not only bring a be...
Yosemite Home Decor
...the mission of yosemite home décor is to be the leading provider of innovative, high quality lighting fixtures and related home décor products to commercial, builder, and residential markets. yosemite home décor has a total commitment to a customer first attitude and to being consistently superior to competitors in fulfilling customer needs. yosemite home decor is also committed to growing profita...
Kichler® Lighting
...since 1938, kichler has offered so much more than just distinctively beautiful home products. we've also backed each style with award-winning craftsmanship, unparalleled quality and superior service. kichler offers a distinctive array of solutions that reflect your individual personality, tastes and plans. we believe that the products you choose for your home should exceed functionality and trans...
Maax
...omers.  we will become the leader by leveraging our market knowledge and technical expertise and by developing and offering value-added, differentiated, profitable products and services and by delighting our customers and end-users resulting in strong relationships and loyalty...
Hinkley Lighting
...lighting is the final touch in decorating your surroundings. after you've designed and decorated your home or space, nothing can reflect it or bring it all to life like lighting. for four generations, hinkley has been driven by our passion to blend design, function and the unique personalities of our consumers. we are proud of our success and excited that we are continually able to comb...
Quorum International
... years with one consistent focus, we say thank you to our customers and renew our commitment to provide you with the great products and service you have come to expect from quorum international. lighting,ceiling fans and accessories, to suit any style...
Adesso Furniture
...ognition for its well-designed and well-priced lamps and rta furniture, quickly establishing itself as an industry leader and consumer favorite. ' from the onset, when adesso first introduced its lighting products, an array of colors and materials were utilized in the design, including metals, rice-paper, woven fabric, glass, resin, renewable bamboo wood and cork! it wasn't long before a...
Kenroy Home
...our company was born in the 1950's, but our mission is to remain today's leader for all that is new in lighting and home décor. 100% of our employees are kenroy home owners - and it shows in everything that we do. our heritage in chandeliers and then lamps, has been expanded to include fountains, mirrors and outdoor lighting. while we began inside the home, our charter has now e...
UMA Enterprises
...ers and wholesalers in the home industry with over 8000 items and 30 years of experience. products include table top accessories, sculpture, wall decor, accent furniture, floral accessories and lighting. we strive to provide customers with good selection, low prices, fast shipments and great service...
Fine Art Lamps
...fine art lamps is a leading manufacturer of over 1000 distinctive and prestigious decorative lighting designs for interior and exterior applications.  marketed in 63 countries, fine art lamps are displayed in high point, north carolina, dallas, texas, the corporate showroom in miami lakes, florida and in leading lighting and furniture showrooms around the world. fine art lamps has been ...
Sterling Industries
...d into three divisions. the sterling industries brand encompasses a full line of home accessories, including tabletop and wall décor, plus a line of accent furniture. the second division is our lighting presentation-platinum bay. this division covers an exquisite range of tabletop lighting, floor lamps and chandeliers. the third division is our mirror line, diamond view, which offers a d...
Besa Lighting
...for over 20 years, besa lighting has been creating decorative lighting solutions that offer residential and commercial customers a broad range of choices.   sensibly contemporary. our designs harmonize functional light with flair. our sophisticated collection ranges from contemporary exterior lighting to vibrant pendant lighting, to functional yet stylish ceiling and wall luminaires. gre...
Corbett Lighting
...for more than 40 years. corbett lighting has created and manufactured beautiful lighting for residential, hospitality and commercial/contract markets. corbett lighting's superb craftsmanship and revered aesthetic principles create light fixtures that ultimately define the sophisticated rooms they grace. from bias cut crystals to delicate handmade japanese paper, corbett lighting uses o...
CSL Lighting
...csl designs and manufactures performance-engineered architectural lighting fixtures. our design and manufacturing teams are in europe, asia and the united states. our products are developed to incorporate the latest lamping and electronic technologies into our fixtures to offer precision-engineered, highly-functional, energy-efficient and beautiful lighting. ...
Cyan Design
...yan design continuously updates our product line of ornamental objects, stunning glass vases, garden and patio objects, embellished frames, mirrors, wall decor and a vast collection of the finest lighting fixtures.    home remodelers, interior designers, decorators, and independent retail customers all rely on cyan design's vast inventory and award-winning customer service...
Fanimation
...h of fanimation's outstanding collection of fans has been nothing short of spectacular. through the years, we've grown our collection to include more than 31 fan designs. with numerous fan blade, lighting, finishing and accessory options, the number of ways our fans can be customized is practically limitless...
Hudson Valley Lighting
...hudson valley lighting designs and manufactures distinctive lighting. our products are impeccably designed, featuring outstanding quality and value. they are found in the finest homes and upscale hospitality environments where discerning taste prevails...
Melissa Lighting
...melissa lighting, inc., 4859 olson drive, dallas, texas 75227, provides solutions to all your residential and commercial lighting needs...
Troy-CSL Lighting
...being a leader in an industry requires many attributes. our passion for quality, design, value and service lead the way. our team of lighting professionals are serious about producing awesome lighting and having a strong, well-run company...
Sonneman - A Way of Light
...robert sonneman pioneered modern lighting making it an art form. since 1967, his world famous designs have been the subject of countless articles and exhibitions many of which have become classics of the modern era. robert's passion for contemporary design extends through a diverse practice of architectural design and product innovation for the home...
Birch & Willow
...willow is an artisan studio that creates warm and peaceful lighting. we use organic materials - birch, willow, reeds, paper. we make our fixtures by hand in an artist's loft in fort point channel, boston, ma. we sell around the world and we customize each order to suit your needs...
Cx Design
...designed by missio. made by murano. welcome to cx design - the premier new york source of authentic murano hand-blown glass lighting. cx design is the creation of italian-born designer monica missio and british-born entrepreneur richard cleves. established in 1990, it offers the only complete lighting collection individually hand-crafted by master italian glass blowers on murano, an...
A19 Lighting Fixtures
...like all truly successful businesses, a-19 is fueled by inspiration – inspiration that is reflected in our work. and our customers, who bring our ceramic lighting fixtures into their homes, share the passion and inspiration of our artists – and the company – that created them. ...
Modern Precious Metal Blinds
...y patented design that creates twice the view-through of ordinary blinds. tilted closed, it resembles a regular blind. when tilted open, slats nest together to provide maximum access to natural lighting and your outside view. available in 1" & 2" premium 8-gauge slats. ...
Zuo Accents
...zuo has a bunch of new shapes and textures to excite our customers. our lighting explores the retro as well as the modern, and our furniture brings new levels of affordability. more than ever, zuo wants to offer our customers bold looks that can fit in any space and any application; we are proud to stock and sell cool and funky products that are unique to the market. ...
Zuo Modern
...zuo has a bunch of new shapes and textures to excite our customers. our lighting explores the retro as well as the modern, and our furniture brings new levels of affordability. more than ever, zuo wants to offer our customers bold looks that can fit in any space and any application; we are proud to stock and sell cool and funky products that are unique to the market. ...
Progress Lighting
...progress lighting is pleased to present over 5,000 lighting fixtures offered in our catalog, the largest single source for residential and commercial lighting. for over 100 years, progress lighting has been committed to providing a diverse selection of high quality lighting fixtures - earning us the reputation as the #1 decorative lighting line among builders and remodelers. we understan...
Rev-A-Shelf
... of quality, functional residential cabinet storage and organizational products such as lazy susans, kitchen drawer organizers, base cabinet and pantry pull-outs, functional waste containers, led lighting systems and childproof locking system. our worldwide presence extends from the u.s. to europe, asia, and mexico, with factories, warehouses and satellite offices strategically located ...
Tresco Lighting
...in 2011 tresco lighting was acquired by rev-a-shelf llc., forming tresco lighting by rev-a-shelf. the acquisition allowed tresco to broaden its product offering, distribution network and opportunities for continued growth. for over 30 years rev-a-shelf's "innovation through organization" has made them the leader in functional cabinet storage organizing accessories. way back since their ...
Glazzio Tiles
... to soften conventional ceramic tiled wallshighlight external building features and garden wallspools, spas and waterfallsand any applications to suit your imagination with the use of effective spot lighting color glass tiles can turn the most undesirable of areas into a stunning and dazzling work of art. glazzio tiles stocks a large range of different color style and sizes. any item, which is n...
Access Lighting
...access lighting is a contemporary lighting brand in the home-furnishings marketplace. access brings modern designs paired with cutting-edge technology, at reasonable prices. we curate the latest designs and trends worldwide, making contemporary lighting accessible to those with a passion for modern lighting. our collections include lighting for exterior use as well as key interior locations. with...
Acclaim Lighting
...acclaim lighting was founded in 2003 as a designer / importer of decorative outdoor lighting fixtures, and was an outgrowth of a three-store retail lighting showroom business headquartered in augusta, georgia. our products are distributed primarily through lighting showrooms and electrical supply houses throughout most of the united states. having roots in the lighting showroom business, and stay...
Antique Street Lamps
...antique street lamps offers one of the largest collections of decorative outdoor led and hid lighting product portfolios, including: post top and pendant light fixtures, decorative lighting posts, crossarms, wall brackets, bollards, roadway and traffic signal posts and signage. typical applications include downtown areas, street lighting, park areas, parking lots, residential developments, train d...
Carandini Outdoor Lighting
...headquartered in barcelona, spain, carandini specializes in led and fluorescent outdoor lighting, including street lighting, flood lighting, roadway lighting and industrial lighting applications. a range of innovative lighting products are powered by traditional sources as well as solar energy....
Gotham Lighting
...since its founding in new york city in 1938, gotham continues to be one of the most respected names in architectural downlighting, with a specific focus on architectural integration, optical performance, reliability and innovative manufacturing processes. the gotham line up of innovative products feature conventional and led lighting sources in a variety of open and lensed downlights, directional...
Holophane Lighting
...holophane provides lighting systems for commercial, industrial, emergency and demanding environments. its extensive portfolio includes fluorescent, hid and led lighting, as well as custom luminaires and poles for indoor and outdoor applications. for more than a century, the hallmark of holophane outdoor luminaires is the borosilicate glass reflector/refractor. the glass prisms provide a combinatio...
Hydrel Outdoor Lighting
...hydrel is a premier brand of outdoor architectural and landscape lighting products, which incorporate innovative sealing capabilities, superior materials and long-lasting finishes. products can withstand decades of use with minimal maintenance and an unmatched structural integrity. committed to lighting performance, hydrel utilizes the most advanced sources and optics to create a wide variety of l...
Lithonia Lighting Solutions
...lithonia lighting, an acuity brands company, has delivered the best value in lighting® for more than 60 years, providing the industry’s broadest line of commercial, industrial, institutional and residential fixtures. our products have always been known for quality, reliability and solid performance, making lithonia lighting the most specified brand in the lighting business. in addition to produc...
Mark Architectural Lighting
...mark architectural lighting offers an exemplary selection of architectural-quality recessed fluorescent luminaires backed by a resolute commitment to superior customer service. we also have an unflinching willingness to be flexible with our products and processes. in addition to providing a palette of standard fixtures, mark architectural lighting is an innovative and creative design resource wit...
Peerless Lighting
...peerless makes lighting for people® and the places we all inhabit –offices, classrooms, libraries, retail centers, meeting spaces, transportation terminals and other public spaces. since our founding in 1892, the peerless name has been synonymous with extraordinary illumination. peerless led and fluorescent architectural luminaires are among the most advanced in the indoor commercial marketplace d...
Winona Lighting
...winona lighting is recognized industry-wide as a leader in custom and standard lighting product manufacturing. focused on advancing technology and innovation, winona lighting offers a leading portfolio featuring performance-driven linear symmetric, asymmetric, cove, and flood, as well as design-driven pendant, ceiling, sconce, and landscape lighting. its commitment to solid-state lighting technolo...
AFX Lighting
...creating stylish, energy-efficient lighting through smart technology when you consider lighting, be original, be bold, be environmentally smart. choose afx. offering the perfect union of lighting beauty and smart design, our products have re-defined energy efficient lighting. utilizing the latest led technology, fluorescent lamping, state-of-the-art ballasts and top-notch design engineering, afx ...
American Brass & Crystal
...raced the old world style of manufacturing with masterful artisans putting pure attention to detail into every fixture they create. our manufacturing facility holds more raw brass components than any lighting manufacturer in the world. this allows us to choose from thousands of raw individual castings to personally create the chandelier you chose for your home. this is where the process starts. ea...
American Bright
...american bright lighting inc. is a design and manufacturing entity focused on led based lighting products for the commercial and residential general illumination markets. american bright lighting is an affiliate of american bright optoelectronics corp, and benefits from american bright opto’s more than two decades of experience and expertise in led solid state lighting application and manufacturin...
Armacost Lighting
...lighting can serve a far broader purpose than simply providing illumination. it can be pivotal to altering a space with dramatic impact. the right lighting will give a space depth, it can brighten a venue's tone or mood, and it can create interest by drawing attention to an object or element in a room. at armacost lighting, our mission is to change the way people think about lighting in and aroun...
Artcraft Lighting
... have never served as a substitute for the pride of craftsmanship nor for the attention to detail we give to each and every product. we are dedicated to designing the most fashionable and functional lighting but the production must be executed as flawlessly as possible because quality is timeless. from all of us at "artcraft" we thank all of you who have chosen our products in the past and we in...
Blackjack Lighting
...blackjack lighting is a design- and technology-driven lighting manufacturer headquartered in suburban chicago. founded by award-winning lighting designer stephen blackman, blackjack lighting caters to a market that places a premium on stunning design, smart engineering and the very newest led lighting technology for task, ambient and general decorative lighting. the collection includes led chandel...
Canarm Lighting
...at canarm, we are all very proud of the way our company has developed into a world marketer and manufacturer of air moving, lighting and related environmental products. in recent years, we have seen the addition of many new customers, new products, and new market delivery channels, and our growing workforce is working hard to ensure that our customers continue to enjoy exceptional service and pro...
Capital Lighting Fixtures
...capital lighting is a family-owned lighting company located just outside atlanta, georgia. we pride ourselves on delivering stylish, high-quality products at affordable prices through some of the best lighting showrooms across the united states and canada. as you browse our site, you will discover why capital lighting has earned a reputation as an innovative lighting company who creates well-desig...
Cree Led Lighting
...cree is a market-leading innovator of lighting-class leds, led lighting, and semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications. what is better light?led lighting, with its high quality, long life and low energy consumption has improved our world and ended the century old era of traditional light. but for cree, this is just the beginning. history & milestonescree has been an innovat...
Dale Tiffany
...oduction and became a national resource for a product category that had been only regionally produced. today, dale tiffany has become the world's foremost designer and manufacturer of fine art glass lighting and home accessories. using only the highest quality genuine hand-rolled art glass, dale offers an extensive range of designs utilizing the "copper foil" technique, an authentic glass assembl...
Designers Fountain
...designers fountain has been designing and manufacturing decorative and functional lighting products since 1982. df lighting fixtures are readily available through a large network of authorized lighting showrooms, distributors, major national retail chains, and online retailers. categories include decorative interior and exterior lighting, area & security, and track lighting. products are built to...
Adesso Lighting
...if you are looking for quality modern lighting without the hefty price tag, look no further than adesso! adesso has established itself with its ever evolving line of contemporary lighting. with an exceptional lighting design that is characterized by artful shapes and unique materials, adesso uses clean lines and bold colors to sustain its modern appeal. the well priced modern lamps featured by ade...
Bath/Vanity Lighting
...bathroom lighting should be uniform, bright and must minimize glare. for all the activities like shaving, showering, grooming etc. one must ensure equitable lighting across the entire bathroom space. the mirror area should definitely have at least two sources of light at least 1 feet apart to eliminate any shadows on the face. skin tones and hair color are highlighted with a tinge of yellow light....
Borders/Accents
... as visual dividers between rooms and to create a focal point by a fireplace mantel, under a chandelier, or even around a particular piece of furniture. the objective is to target areas that need highlighting and show off the feature best. most floors have need of periodic maintenance and repair, and such times are suitable to think about borders and accents. when hardwood floors require sanding...
5 Eye-Catching Ways to Update Your Home
...m, or an accent to your bedroom, bathroom or study, a fireplace can provide an artful design element for your home and a safe, reliable heat source in the event of unexpected weather. update lighting fixtures proper lighting can bring rooms to life and make spaces look larger and more welcoming. you can brighten up your home in a variety of ways, from strategically placing table an...
How Lighting Affects Your Flooring
...lighting plays a huge role in how your flooring and other furnishings will look in your home. just like color or paint, lighting impacts the overall feeling and mood of the space. improper lighting can cause glare, eye strain and even headaches. in both home renovations and new construction, lighting and flooring are typically two elements that are thought of last; but your space will only look i...
Decorating Your Home with Bold Colors
...g vibrant wall color: stick to smaller rooms, where the bold look is less likely to be overwhelming. illuminate color with natural light when decorating with statement colors, remember that lighting can make a significant difference in the overall aesthetic. in addition to lighting fixtures, be sure to incorporate plenty of natural light to bring out the best in those bold hues. ...
EQ3 Announces Expansion in the US Market
...n store will have the opportunity to experience eq3's high-quality, customizable and made-to-order furniture options, at mid-market prices, alongside its expanding accessory line, featuring rugs, lighting and tabletop and decorative items for the home. "we want to inspire customers to come across a variety of items they maybe didn't know they were looking for, solutions they didn't know t...
Give Your Home a Modern Makeover
... into the modern marvel you desire on a timeframe and budget that fits your lifestyle. if a contemporary home is your ultimate goal, start with these key features to create a more modern look. lighting dingy lighting and dim rooms are the antithesis of modern design. a contemporary space is airy and bright, and the lighting fixtures often help set that tone. replace outdated fixtures...
Broome + Greene To Open First Trade Showroom In The Design Center At theMART
...r at themart, chicago's iconic and world-famous design destination. broome + greene will be opening on the 14th floor in the company of established names like holly hunt, made goods, wired custom lighting and many other industry recognized names. the 1,800 square-foot broome + greene showroom will feature the company's modern furniture line, in addition to lighting and décor for town an...
Smart Tech Upgrades to Improve Home Function
...ve home security and even offer advantages for your health. if you're considering upgrades to your home, smart technology is a savvy way to add value and function. energy consumption smart lighting is among the most prevalent of smart functions on the market, largely because of the multiple benefits it offers. you can set regular lighting patterns and also manage those lights from y...
Advice from SMART Carpet and Flooring: Elderly Should Avoid Using Porcelain Tile in Bathrooms
... is the perfect shopping experience for seniors aging in place, because they can choose from thousands of vinyl and other flooring options all in the comfort of their own homes, against their own lighting and décor, with the help of trained flooring experts. appointments are available seven days a week. about smart carpet and flooring as the tri-state area's original shop-at-home floor...
One Kings Lane Opens New York City Flagship At 143 Spring Street In Soho
...ll be open to clients interested in both in-person and virtual appointments. cosmetic updates were made to the space to create a fresh backdrop for the one kings lane retail experience while highlighting some of the building's original features. the interior walls were updated with exclusive one kings lane paint, with services provided by paintzen. features and exclusive partners in...
Natuzzi-LG 'Smart Living Concept' Marries Intelligent Sofa, Smart Home Devices
... the ergonomic, tech-enabled sofa can recognize the user and interact with tv and other smart devices such as the lg signature air purifier and lg signature refrigerator, and even control smart lighting and thermostats. the sofa is enabled to reposition the angle of its seat and backrest cushions to five custom scenarios – reading, relaxing, watching tv, listening music and pause mode...
Home Upgrades that Really Work/Ideas and inspiration to create more functional spaces
... make. for example, jcpenney home services offers a broad line of hardwood, laminate and luxury vinyl, all of which are affordable and practical solutions for a high-use area like the kitchen. lighting if there's one place in the home where task lighting really matters, it's the kitchen. proper lighting can help ensure you can see well for safe food handling. it also helps set the mo...
Simple Home Renovations/7 projects that improve resale value
... an access panel, further eliminating the need to modify the surrounding area which can also provide significant cost savings on installation. learn more at mitsubishicomfort.com. adjustable lighting a room's ambiance can be completely transformed with lighting. for multi-purpose rooms, an option like dimmer switches lets you customize the lighting to fit the use, which can vary th...
Energy Savers that Make 'Cents'
...racks, holes and faulty seals. take time to assess all windows, doors and openings for air leaks, adding caulking or weather stripping where needed. don't overlook culprits like openings around lighting and plumbing fixtures, switch plates and other electrical elements. also assess potential losses from the fireplace, attic, garage and crawl spaces, where it's common that less attention ...
Ideas for an On-Trend Bathroom
...and gold tones are in style, or for something completely different, explore a new look like solid black fixtures that pop against several different textures and surfaces.  introduce ample lighting sub-optimal lighting can hamper the ambiance of smaller spaces like bathrooms. if the space has a window, ditch any coverings that restrict the natural light and instead rely on textur...
R&R in the great outdoors: 3 ways to transform your outdoor living space
... smokers, pizza ovens, fireplaces, bars or full kitchen set-ups with ovens, sinks, refrigerators and prep areas. make sure to choose weather-resistant finishes for everything, install effective lighting and make sure you have plenty of comfortable seating for foodie friends. mccallister notes on his show how rewarding it can feel to transform unused outdoor areas into havens of fun an...
Fresh Home Upgrades for Spring
...t earth smart with all of the new growth and hues of green that abound during spring, it's natural to be more mindful of the environment. earth-friendly upgrades like switching out inefficient lighting or installing low-flow toilets and shower heads can make a sizable difference. another option for energy conservation: look for ways to maximize natural light for heat and to brighten roo...
Transform Your Bathroom into the Ultimate Paradise
...lifestyle and parenting expert jordan reid of ramshackle glam can help you transform your bathroom into a spa-like oasis without undergoing a major renovation. 1. don't be scared to play with lighting, as it helps create a room's atmosphere. use multi-bulb lighting fixtures paired with warm leds. for a sunset-on-the-beach vibe, try pink bulbs in the bathroom with your regular lightin...
Mix, match and mosaic: The top interior design trends of 2018
...a lifetime. stimulation of the senses create a mosaic of varying colors and textures in your home. hardwood flooring in 2018 will celebrate the natural beauty of the wood, showing and highlighting knots and naturally occurring imperfections, including varying plank sizes, colors, and widths. artisan styles will also be popular this year, with hand-brushed and -scraped patterns. ...
5 budget-friendly master bathroom upgrades you'll cherish for years
...ttom. pick a flooring style that speaks to you, spoil yourself with heated floors and rest easy knowing you'll never have to grout again. * shed a whole new light. there is perhaps no room where lighting is more important than the bathroom. if your current bathroom feels more like a cave than spa, it's time for a major lighting overhaul. modern fixtures allow you to use fewer bulbs more...
Room-by-Room Renovations-Small changes that add up to a big impact
...n the existing cabinets are still in good working condition and you're just looking for an aesthetic change. other small-scale options include swapping out the countertop and sink, changing the lighting fixtures and updating tired floors with contemporary wood or tile. bathroom when plumbing is involved, project costs can skyrocket, but there are some relatively simple ways you ca...
Save Money Through Energy Efficiency
... such as tablets and smartphones. some models can also monitor your energy usage and system efficiency, providing data to help you make further adjustments to how you operate your hvac system. lighting is another major energy challenge. however, smart light bulbs let you adjust your home's ambiance (and energy usage) with just a couple of quick taps. paired with motion sensors that dete...
3 Ways to Throwback Style
...uld be kept top of mind when building or designing that dream space. features such as removable under-sink baskets and a double wastebasket kit lend ultimate practicality. no matter the era, lighting is a must for a functional kitchen space. a carefully crafted, multi-layered lighting design is an essential component of a dream kitchen. an option like hafele lighting, now offered thro...
Tricked out with Tech/Bathroom features that take smart living to a whole new level
...ome. with new products joining this category at an exponential pace, there's a way to boost the smart function of every room, even the bathroom. climate controls environmental elements like lighting and temperature are among the first signals your brain processes when you enter a new space. aligning those nuances with your comfort and preferences is the ultimate expression of persona...
Upgrades that Boost Your Home's Value and Enjoyment
...ein, skylights are a surprisingly affordable upgrade for the functionality and aesthetic benefits they provide, especially in the bathroom and kitchen where ventilation is as important as ample lighting. you can give your lighting and home value a boost with an energy star-qualified option such as velux solar-powered fresh-air skylights, which open for air flow, reducing dependence on ...
Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Trends to Watch
...smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. these safety tools can be accessed from any smartphone or device, and should be considered when remodeling. many of these smart devices, including thermostats and lighting fixtures, can support an energy-efficient home by allowing you to adjust the temperature or turn off lights, directly from your smartphone. design with accessibility in mind getting ol...
7 Steps for a Healthier Home
...ers in frequently used rooms. reduce energy and natural resource usage. try installing timers on your lights so they turn on only at specified times. to take it a step further, consider installing lighting with vacancy sensors that automatically shut off the lights when a room isn't being used. choose energy-efficient appliances, low-flow toilets and consider adding a rain barrel outside to col...
5 ways to create big luxury in a small master bathroom
...line, in a breadth of simple or fancy patterns, this opaque film allows light to enter the room while providing the necessary privacy. if your budget allows, consider adding a skylight for natural lighting and passive ventilation. even if your small master bathroom is on the ground floor, it may be possible to use a tube skylight to bring more natural light into the space.     ac...
Easy DIY projects to prepare your home for sale
...siliconized kitchen and bath sealant repels water, liquids, soap scum, stains so the sealant stays looking clean, fresh and new. plus, it is safe for all surfaces, even granite and marble. revisit lighting throughout the home – proper illumination isn't just useful, it can open up a room and highlight beautiful architectural features. all lighting should be dusted, but for those fixtures that a...
Trends to Enhance Your Outdoor Living Space
...r drinks and plates. by using a matching deck board to create a shelf for the top rail, you can achieve a look that complements your home's deck, while making great use of space. lights, please lighting is another "bright" idea for adding versatility to the outdoors. lighting systems that incorporate deck lighting and other exterior lighting work together to create ambiance that can be adjus...
5 projects to create the perfect outdoor kitchen
... cover is easy - simply follow the nine-step process found at realcedar.com. * find the perfect light. if nighttime is the right time for your group, then forget the deck light and opt for ambient lighting options instead. track lighting can be strung across your space easily to make your outdoor kitchen a welcoming environment. if you want to be more unique, you can find simple instructions on...
Mix Up Something Eclectic
...warm, cozy spaces by using materials like wood and rich tones such as red, yellow and orange. 2. avoid overdoing bold accent colors, which can overpower the gray and make a room seem busy. rely on lighting and white accents, such as countertops and backsplashes, to add some brightness to the room. 3. if the idea of going all gray is overwhelming, opt instead to do a statement piece in gray, ...
Spring home improvements you can do in 24 hours or less
...ck barefoot-friendly on a hot summer day. add wow factor to your entryway. large planters with hardy, bright blooms add curb appeal when positioned on either side of the front door. update your lighting. modern light fixtures in kitchens and bathrooms shed a whole new light and look on the room. consider installing a dimmer so you can create the right mood, any time of the day. while you’re ...
3 tips to make your bathroom remodel a breeze
...writing out goals for your remodel is an important first step in taking the dream to reality. start with the pain points of your current bathroom, whether it’s the fixtures, the tile, the vanity, the lighting or other functional and style issues, and then move on to your wish list. determining your “must-haves” in advance is key to prioritizing your action list and budget. 2. budget like a pro...
Make a striking focal point the foundation of your spa-like bathroom
...ire for spa-like bathrooms shows no signs of waning, says the latest design trends report by the national kitchen and bath association (nkba). from freestanding bath tubs and floating vanities to led lighting and soothing color schemes, some of the most-requested bathroom renovations focus on creating the atmosphere of luxury and calm found in world-class spas. with the average mid- to upscale ...
Starting Your Smart Home Transformation
...ed into the wall, appliances can be plugged into the adapter and controlled from a smartphone. bedroom: motorized drapes adding motorized drapes to your bedroom allows for an easy way to adjust lighting and privacy - all without leaving the comfort of your bed. properly adjusting drapes, which is easy to do with smartphone control, can also help manage energy consumption by regulating solar ...
Light solutions: What to do when your house feels like a cave
...re way to get more light into a room is to add more windows, but that's not always a practical or cost-effective solution. instead, look for alternative ways to bring more sunlight into a room. daylighting systems can bring sunlight from a rooftop down into a room, allowing natural light to illuminate dark spaces where light from windows can't reach. for example, the solatube daylighting system...
Stainless Steel is Trending Outdoors
...d for years. while it's most often used indoors, this durable, low-maintenance, design-forward material is making its way outdoors.  deck railings, outdoor kitchen cabinetry and solar-powered lighting are among the many examples of products using stainless steel to create exterior spaces that are aesthetically pleasing and easy to maintain. as this material continues to expand beyond trad...
Where to find rebates, tax credits and rewards for energy-efficient home improvements
... price and installation costs of a wood-burning heating system. in minnesota, homeowners can borrow up to $20,000 at 4.99 percent interest to make energy-efficient improvements such as water heaters, lighting, furnaces, air conditioners, insulation, windows, tankless water heaters and more. you can find a searchable database of state incentives for renewables & efficiency at www.dsireusa.or...
The many moods of modern design
...w for an open, natural flow, while a muted color scheme and light wood floors create the foundation of a calming space. the neutral palette is balanced with rich textures, mixed materials and natural lighting to invite guests in without offering overwhelming distractions. unfinished industrial drawing inspiration from factories and warehouses, exposed brick, reclaimed wood and unfinished metals ...
4 hot bathroom design trends that don't have to cost a bundle
... ceiling a gray several shades lighter than the walls. superior showers the shower is becoming a highlight of the bathroom, with many renovators reporting that homeowners want customization such as lighting, built-in seating, benches and hand-showers installed. remodeling your shower can be as simple as replacing an old-style, static showerhead with an upgraded, more luxurious model. one option ...
Habitat For Humanity And Lowe's Help 1,000+ Families Get Into Safe, Affordable Homes For The Holidays
...ide families across the u.s. to help them realize their dreams of safe, affordable homeownership. at a culminating event in fort worth, habitat and lowe’s will revitalize 58 homes and string holiday lighting with 19 families, while celebrating surpassing that goal and bringing the joy of experiencing holiday traditions in the comfort of their homes to families in more than 300 communities nationw...
Oelo Announces Permanent Remote Controlled LED Structural Lighting
...oelolighting solutions, a manufacturer of led outdoor lighting products, today announced a new line of permanent led structural lighting solutions for homes and businesses. oelo outdoor structural lighting is fully customizable, providing uniquely expressive options to let individual styles shine throughout the entire year. oelo lighting features a low profile design that seamlessly fits home or...
Deck Design Made Easy
...re available for customizing your deck. you’ll need to decide early on if you want to incorporate features like built-in seating, planters and storage, as well as add-ons such as a pergola or outdoor lighting, which can add comfort, character and convenience to your outdoor living space. incorporate railingas one of the most visible parts of the deck, railing can provide design inspiration and sh...
5 kitchen updates that stand the test of time
...ro-style, sophisticated aesthetic with innovative features inside and out to make life easier. because that is what smart innovation, and hardworking appliances are about. then: brighten your space lighting is crucial in the kitchen and most people underestimate how many they need. you want a mix of overhead lighting, pendant lights and counter-top lighting. shop your local antiques mall for opt...
3 surprising home elements you can automate
... to automate their homes? a report by icontrol networks found security, cost savings and eco-friendly energy efficiency are what people find most exciting about home automation. heating and cooling, lighting and security systems are among the most common elements automated in homes, but they’re far from the only ones that can save you money and make your home more efficient. here are three surpri...
5 secrets to building the best media room
...gh most people’s attention will be drawn to the wall with the television on it, the surrounding walls are equally important. here is where you mount speakers for the 360-degree sound effect, sconce lighting and floating shelves for design and storage. to properly achieve this, you need a durable wall, such as habito drywall, that can both hold the needed weight and is strong enough to make it...
The many moods of modern design
...r an open, natural flow, while a muted color scheme and light wood floors create the foundation of a calming space. the neutral palette is balanced with rich textures, mixed materials and natural lighting to invite guests in without offering overwhelming distractions. unfinished industrial drawing inspiration from factories and warehouses, exposed brick, reclaimed wood and unfinished met...
DIY projects to increase the resale value of your home.
...ower. if you love the satisfaction of fixing things and are hoping to get a high offer on your house, here are five diy projects that may increase the resale value of your home. install lighting fixtures. lighting has a tremendous effect on how potential buyers perceive your house. while it's important to keep the rooms and hallways well lit, you'll want to make sure the source...
On-Trend Transformations/Get the hottest looks with a bathroom makeover
...athroom is no exception for those who gravitate toward contemporary design. cabinetry featuring clean styles, sleek hardware and full overlay doors lend well to a contemporary look. add complementary lighting and fixtures, and keep accessories and decor simple and clutter-free to round out the look. painted cabinetrymany a bathroom has fallen victim to monochromatic monotony. fortunately, these d...
Beat Wardrobe Blahs with a Closet Makeover
...to get creative and design a look that makes your daily trek to the closet more exciting. these ideas will help boost your outlook on all those clothes that seem tired and worn. shine the light. bad lighting can be a hindrance in any closet. in a crowded one, clothes are hard enough to find, but if it is packed tight, it's almost impossible. proper lighting is essential. a trendy light fixture ca...
Easy Ways to Manage Your Whole Home in Zones
...ing your home allows you to customize nearly every aspect of a room’s environment independently from other parts of the house, in some cases, even when you’re miles away. you can adjust lighting, music and even the temperature using the right technology-enabled devices. options to create ambiancenothing sets a mood quite like music. your home audio system may be perfect when you&r...
Kitchen Trends 9 Ideas for your Redesign
...the focus on functionality, you will be able to apply tile where you traditionally couldn’t before. think large format on the backsplash instead of glass mosaic, or entire walls covered with tile. lightingit’s an art to light the kitchen these days. this year, you’ll see more attention given to feature lighting, like what you’d see over the island. concepts of the lookthere are many options wh...
5 DIY Kitchen Renovation Inspirations
...ntemporary design full circle. it's all in the details small changes can have a big impact on the overall look of any kitchen. try pairing your sleek appliances with warm finishes and statement lighting, such as pendants, to create an intimate space. to minimize upkeep, select smudge-proof stainless steel appliances so your kitchen always looks sleek and clean. focus on furniture and accesso...
Keep Clutter at Bay/Useful items to keep your home elegantly organized
...ace, storage and organization with a pocket door system. the demi tall pantry cabinet from wellborn cabinet, inc. is ideal for kitchens of all sizes. pull out units, sliding shelves and motion sensor lighting make organizing and locating items easy, while adding a pleasing aesthetic to the room. for more storage solutions, go to wellborn.com. ...
8 Ways to Bring Big Style to Small Spaces
.... 4. spruce up the space. buy a plant or two to break up the hard lines of the generic room. succulents or cacti are great low-maintenance options for busy students. 5. say "no" to fluorescent lighting. incorporate alternative lighting such as a simple floor lamp in the corner of the room or string lights to add a subtle twinkle above the bed. these light sources give off a warmer glow and ...
Spacious Upgrades/Ideas to Easily Enhance the Master Closet
...in 18 months. when considering where to make investments in your home, don't close the door on the closet! you can create the closet of your dreams with a few simple tips. add paint and update the lighting. bring the bedroom paint into the closet. this makes the space feel like a true extension of your bedroom, not a forgotten area that belongs behind closed doors. great lighting is also impor...
Get Inspired by Outdoor Living Ideas
...de with the addition of features such as outdoor kitchens, dining nooks and fireplaces. demand also is up for features like integrated benches with cushions and accent pillows, storage components and lighting, along with accessories such as ornamental post caps and railing with decorative balusters similar to those found inside the home. tropical staycation. from new england to southern califo...
4 Tips to Make Home Maintenance Easier
...nance date. in addition, find creative ways to make tasks easier. it can be tough to keep items in place while nailing or screwing into walls or ceilings, or installing features such as under-cabinet lighting. glue dots are a handy solution that won't damage the surface, don't expand and won't make a mess. get organized. daily home maintenance tasks like cleaning are easier when they are done ...
Tips to Maximize Space in Every Room
...with your hands messy or full. features like touch to lift, touch to light, touch to open and touch to close by wellborn cabinet, inc. provide the solution to this mainstream problem in any room. lighting the right amount of lighting complements cabinets to show the true beauty of the wood while also providing the function to make things easier to see. this alone can save space because it giv...
Keep Winter Energy Bills in Check
... are on the rise. before winter weather sets in for your part of the country, take some time to assess your home for potential problem areas and improvements that can help lower your energy costs. lighting. though turning off unneeded lights is a smart strategy any time of year, it's especially helpful during the winter months when utility expenses can add up. new technology from ge lighting le...
Why Emergency Preparedness Matters/Tips to Prevent Storm Damage
...tion is critical. basic utilities such as electricity, gas, water, sewage and phone service may be unavailable after a storm strikes, so the kit should contain food, water, any necessary medications, lighting and backup battery supplies. ...
Give Your Kitchen a Facelift - Easy Updates to Increase Your Home's Value & Save You Time
...ll suite of frigidaire gallery(r) appliances, visit www.frigidaire.com. additional upgrades to consider here are a few other simple, yet worthwhile, upgrades to improve the kitchen. pendant lighting add visual interest with a beautiful set of pendant lights. ideally place them above a kitchen island so they don't interfere with foot traffic. hardware this is also an easy fix with ...
Make Your Home Smarter
...ven mean checking on fido while out running errands. flip the switch when traveling, many people leave lights on inside their homes to deter thieves. some smart apps allow you to control various lighting sources within your home through your smartphone or tablet. now you won't have to beg your neighbor to house sit while you're away. do you have a forgetful family member who always leaves on ...
Room-to-Room Home Additions/Add quality and comfort to your favorite rooms
...ng room with repurposed items found around the house. fill a decorative pitcher or an old tin watering can with fresh flowers from the garden to add elegance to your coffee table. wrap assorted globe lighting fixtures or mason jars with wire and hang them in a grouping to display votive candles. for an eclectic and shabby chic feel, turn a vintage drawer on end to use as a bookshelf or bring in an...
Transform Small Spaces into Charming Places
...orage where there wasn't any. closetmaid's wide assortment of products can help transform any room of the home simply by allowing people to truly utilize the space they have." make it larger with lighting clearing a small home of its clutter will automatically make it seem larger. however, the illusion of more space can also be enhanced with proper lighting. the right lighting will also play ...
Energy-Efficient Solutions for Your Home
...for many people, a trip down the lighting aisle can be an overwhelming experience, especially when considering the many energy-efficient lighting options available. whether looking at light-emitting diode (led) bulbs or compact fluorescent technology (cfl) bulbs, there are some factors you should think about before making a purchase. recent studies have found that most homeowners aren't ready to ...
Tips to Capture Mood, Splendor of the Season with Lighting
...as decorations are hung this holiday season in preparation for entertaining family and friends, consider creating ambiance using lighting in the main social rooms of the home, including the kitchen, dining and living rooms. beyond the trimmings, presents and other jolly adornments, it is essential to have the proper lighting to enhance the glow of the holidays and adjust the mood of a room. here...
Simpler, Quicker, More Efficient Ways to Light Up A Home
...when adding energy-efficient upgrades to your home, it's important to ensure even the most fundamental of enhancements - such as lighting - offers the ease of use, reliability and value expected from traditional, incandescent options. advancements in bulb technology though they have had a presence in homes for the last three decades, the compact fluorescent (cfl) light bulb has greatly impro...
Seven Small Changes With Big Impact
...rly chats, place a small table between for refreshments and add plenty of cushions for comfort.   7. let there be light - instantly change the look and feel of a room just by changing the lighting. simply change your bulbs to one offering more natural light or swap out the entire light fixture for instant beauty. whether you update one room or transform your entire house, these simpl...
Green Ways to Beautify Your Home
...ed by an incandescent light bulb and can save you up to $140 worth of electricity over the bulb's lifetime. in addition, it contains no mercury and does not need special disposal. learn more at www.3mlighting.com/led. decorate with recycled materials - whether you're a do-it-yourselfer or want to buy ready-made items, there are plenty of options that keep materials out of landfills. look for fu...
A Modern Master Suite - Adding technology - and style - to the bedroom
...ise room. -97 percent of respondents believe that by 2020 many home furnishings will be activated by means such as voice and sensor. primary candidates for remote control/motorized operation include lighting, entertainment gear, environmental controls and window treatments. "high-tech is here to stay," said emily henderson, hgtv "design star" winner and designer on "secrets from a stylist" on hg...
Your bedroom: the key to a restful night's sleep
...hether snuggling in for the night or just trying to catch a quick few winks, your environment plays an important role in determining if you're counting sheep or counting zzzs. from noise reduction to lighting, there are a few easy ways you can turn your bedroom into a tranquil oasis. "a third of the adult population suffers from insomnia from time to time, but only about 6 percent meet the crit...
Five fast home decor updates with fantastic results
...ring three spray settings - full rainshower, deep massage and relaxing massage - for a spa-like experience. with an easy two-step installation you can upgrade your bathroom in no time. new life to lighting light is an important element for any room - but are your lamps looking a bit lackluster? turn older lamps from trash to treasure with a coat of spray paint. today's spray paint offerings ...
Surprising, affordable upgrades can give your home a whole new look
... door can return as much as 73 percent of the initial cost for steel doors and nearly 54 percent for fiberglass doors, according to remodeling magazine's cost vs. value report. * layer and upgrade lighting in key rooms such as living rooms and family rooms. replacing outdated lights can create a fresh, appealing atmosphere in a room. but don't stop at overhead fixtures. layer your lighting by a...
Ten lucky home decor trends for 2013
...ing existing flooring, fixtures, cabinets and/or appliances into their design plans to save money and retain favorite design elements. let it shine jeff dross, senior product manager of kichler lighting, says energy-efficient led products will continue to dominate lighting, and will be prevalent in coves, tray ceilings, toekicks, and under and above cabinets. chrome and polished nickel will ...
Nick-of-time tips to make your home holiday ready
...dding a new doormat and painting the front door an inviting, rich jewel tone, you'll be sure to make a statement year-round about the personalities inside your home. next, step inside and consider lighting upgrades. the foyer is the perfect spot to add a dramatic pendant light or chandelier to welcome guests with a warm glow. add some festive holiday decor by layering a centerpiece of paperwhit...
Cleaning Made Simple
...nse. learn more tips to care for natural stone at www.dupont.com/jbtips. -use a duster with a long handle to clean in higher areas, such as the tops of cabinets, ceiling corners, vents and recessed lighting fixtures. clutter conquering clutter will make your home look better right away. -divide and conquer - sort items into piles for storing, donating or throwing away. when you've tossed th...
Choosing the Right Light Bulb
...ve to be an edison to find the right bulb. use these tips and resources to pick the perfect bulb for your home: calculate your savings before you hit the stores, do your homework. determine what lighting attributes are important to you, whether it's long life, instant-on, dimming capabilities, bulb shape or luminosity. different bulb technologies offer different benefits. to boil down how muc...
Painting Kids' Rooms: Tips and Tricks to Get it Right
...hsia * fresh pink lemonade * lilac bouquet * sunbeam try them out - once you've narrowed down your color choices, try out your top picks to see how they will look in the room with your specific lighting conditions. for example, glidden paint testers come in a variety of colors from the glidden(r) brilliance collection(r) paint, which is available only at walmart stores. the testers have a bu...
Top kitchen upgrades that blend beauty and value
...enhance the usability and look of your work surface. even if you opt to replace older laminate with the same material, your kitchen can benefit from a fresh face and improved material quality. 2. lighting and ventilation illumination and fresh air in a kitchen not only allow you to appreciate the beauty of the room, they ensure a safer, more comfortable work environment. under-cabinet task l...
What's Your Style? Fresh decorating ideas for your home.
... with floral or damask wallpaper, or even a painted chevron pattern. engage all the senses. sights, sounds, textures and scent all work together to complete the ambiance of a space. try using soft lighting for a warm and inviting atmosphere. mix textures in the room by adding a soft throw to a modern, sleek sofa. select a signature scent with one of the true-to-life fragrances from the new glad...
Selling or staying put, 'daylighting' improvements pay off for homeowners
...for every possible edge that will make it stand out to potential buyers. but even if you're staying put, you still want to make your home as attractive and valuable as your budget will allow. "daylighting" improvements that boost your home's brightness and energy efficiency offer substantial return on investment for both home sellers and those who will be staying in their homes for the foresee...
Simple Tricks to Refresh Your Home
...t you don't wear anymore. * clean blinds, light fixtures and ceiling fans. wipe smudges off of light switch covers and door frames, too. bathroom * wipe down and disinfect all fixtures. remember lighting fixtures, too. carefully remove glass fixtures and clean with warm, soapy water. let them dry thoroughly before reattaching. * sort through products and discard or recycle old bottles and co...
Need a Quick Room Makeover? Look to Lighting Solutions
...the rooms you see in magazines or on decorating shows look so good? it doesn't always depend on paint colors or fabric choices. from fresh and airy, to intimate and cozy - and everything in between - lighting sets the tone of a room and should be an integral part of its design and layout. and you can make dramatic changes by doing something as easy as switching out a light bulb. so if you want ...
Different Spaces for Different Paces - Tips for Multi-Generational Kitchen Design
...on's ideas and needs into consideration, especially when it comes to home design." to keep multi-generational households running smoothly, reep recommends the following tips: get creative with lighting. different tasks and generations require various levels of lighting. a combination of recessed, pendant and under-cabinet lighting provides both aesthetics and functionality. adding dimmer sw...
Update Your Bathroom in a Weekend
...st about any shape - from cowboy boots or kittens, to sea shells and flowers. * try a different knob material. ceramic, wood, stone, brushed nickel and polished bronze all make stylish additions. lighting. nothing creates mood better than good lighting. * turn a recessed light fixture into a hanging one - maybe even a refurbished chandelier. * install a dimmer switch so you can have just the...
Planning an Outdoor Oasis
...tdoor enjoyment in cooler weather. accessories. just like indoor room, outdoor rooms benefit from appropriate accessories. make sure you plan for them in your budget as well as in your designs. * lighting - landscape lighting, lanterns, candles or strings of white outdoor lights can all add beautiful ambience. * sound - add pleasing audio with outdoor stereo sound systems, trickling water fea...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...ms from the '50s, '60s or '70s, vintage will be hot next year, according to kenneth ludwig of kenneth ludwig home furnishings, ltd. examples include chair frames redone in new upholstery, traditional lighting fixtures in newer brass or pewter finishes, or products imported from russia, poland and the czech republic such as chairs done in old grain sacks, or old carts from factories used for end ta...
Mohawk Industries Turning “Green” Into Green: Ideas You Can Use Today
...e a major expense, and your local utility will do an audit for free. some stores report reducing energy costs as much as 80% after an audit. even small things, such as switching to compact florescent lighting, can make a noticeable difference. time is money. save it with gps. time and fuel are wasted by installation and delivery crews getting lost on the way to a job. gps systems are inexpensiv...
Besa’s Darci Creates A Wider Vision For Vanity Lighting
...blacklick, ohio jan. 10, 2011--- besa lighting has introduced the darci family of vanity luminaires, with gu-24 lamping options. besa lighting is a leading designer and manufacturer of decorative glass lighting. besa’s darci bathbars feature opal handcrafted glass. the flattened cylinder-shaped glass, open at both ends, has a low-profile look that sits just off the wall. it offers useful light ...
Cold weather offers perfect opportunity to work on these projects
... introducing new color to a space will help fine-tune an interior's design or even completely reinvent a room. winter is the perfect time to modernize your home's feel with new window treatments, lighting or flooring. new flooring will add both color and character to a room, and is easy to install during any season. lumber liquidators offers contemporary and timeless patterns for hardwood floo...
How to cut more than $1,500 from your utility bill
... hot water leaking at a rate of one drip per second can waste up to 1,661 gallons of water annually, as well as the electricity or natural gas that heats the water. average savings: $35 per year. lighting: * make a light switch. replace your five most frequently used incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs, which use less energy and can last up to 10 times longer. also cons...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...ms from the '50s, '60s or '70s, vintage will be hot next year, according to kenneth ludwig of kenneth ludwig home furnishings, ltd. examples include chair frames redone in new upholstery, traditional lighting fixtures in newer brass or pewter finishes, or products imported from russia, poland and the czech republic such as chairs done in old grain sacks, or old carts from factories used for end ta...
Affordable Design Solutions to Freshen Up Any Home
...ial tree, plant or arrangement. use a stylish pot and cover it with moss to create an inexpensive accessory. 3. create visual and tactile variety. achieve a warm and inviting atmosphere using soft lighting with lamps and dimmers. also use a variety of textures in the room. if there's a lot of wood in a room already, opt for a side table made from glass and metal materials, and choose upholstere...
Three Steps to Conserve Energy and Save Money
...foundation walls, and where basement walls meet the ceiling or floor. you should also check insulation levels in the attic and basement ceilings, inspect heating and cooling equipment and replace old lighting with energy efficient bulbs. go online once you know what needs to be done, research the projects you plan to tackle. learn the difference between specific products, understand the steps ...
Divine Deck Design
...ll be using your deck. * will you entertain frequently? if so, how many people will you need space for? * what kind of seating will you need - patio furniture or built-in benches? * will you need lighting to entertain at night? choose deck location. for most people, the size and orientation of your house and property limit possible deck locations to one or two areas. within those areas, thi...
Getting the "Green Light" at Home
...lp make environmental improvements to your home and enhance your living space. for your next task, consider updating the "lightscape" of your home - it's as easy as changing a light bulb...literally. lighting is approximately 20 percent of the average household's energy bill and replacing standard lighting sources for more environmentally friendly options can cut electric bills dramatically. bu...
Bright Ideas Getting Lighting Basics Right
... the layered look when it comes to illuminating a room, lighting pros recommend thinking in terms of layers. in general, every room should have three basic layers of light: general or ambient lighting, task lighting and accent lighting. ambient lighting ambient lighting provides overall lighting for the whole room. typical lighting fixtures for this layer include recessed fixtures, pendants,...
Priceless Design
...the priceless design you've always wanted without breaking the bank. shed a little light: give your kitchen an instant and inexpensive makeover simply by replacing outdated fixtures such as faucets, lighting and hardware. you can also add a tile backsplash or under-cabinet lights to really dress up your kitchen. not only are these functional and design-oriented, they really help deliver a big ban...
5 Questions to Ask for the Best Room Lighting
...get your overhead, task and accent lighting right for decorative beauty, less eyestrain and a focus exactly where you want. ...
A19 Hand-crafted Ceramic Lighting Fixtures .
...nces with finishes to suit every type of decor, including modern, classic, southwestern, rustic and craftsman, among others. whatever your mood, whatever your décor, we can create exceptional ceramic lighting fixtures to meet your needs. ...
Rustic lighting design ideas
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How To Style Your Living Room Like A Designer
...d insert. watch how they experiment with art on walls that have moulding, and see how they bring life to the room with indoor plants. plus, get their tips on how to brighten your space with layers of lighting...

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