Looking for a cheap way to keep yourself cool this summer? We can’t vouch for that blowup pool in the backyard, but we do know that ceiling fans are a great way to bring down your body temperature without hurting your utility bill. There are plenty of ways to select a fan—its look, size, style, light output, and more. One nitty-gritty . . .
Morning routine matters. Plenty of health experts have shared their research and expertise on the topic, and it’s about time we shared ours. We are staffed with people just like you—people who sometimes wake up late and stumble out the door, who wish they had more time for the gym, who care about doing their best and getting a good start to the . . .
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 . . .
Though our homes may differ in paint schemes, furniture layouts, and decor, we have at least one thing in common: the lights in our homes influence all of that! The kind of bulbs we use can change the brightness, hue, and aesthetic of any room. Light bulbs affect energy efficiency at home and at work, not to mention interacting differently with our . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .