Bathroom lighting is generally one of the least thought about items in the home, given the amount of time we spend in the bathroom you would think this is the top priority. The lighting in your bathroom should get the same attention as the lighting throughout the rest of the home. Most modern bathrooms are more than just a pit-stop in your day it is now a place to relax and recharge. Homeowners are now adding spa tubs, shower systems, and even steam showers.
Category: Ambient Lighting
Everyone has struggled with choosing the right lighting for their home. It’s often the most fought over decision among new homeowners. It is definitely an important item to choose correctly. The wrong fixture won’t bring enough light into the room. Or the opposite can happen where there is so much light in the room that it begins to feel more like a doctor’s office rather than a home.
Once the temperature starts to rise we all want to be outside and soaking up the sun! Your deck is an outdoor oasis so make sure it shows off all aspects of who you and your family are. Enclosing your deck allows you to use it all year long. Think about the flooring, colors, furniture and even putting in an outside kitchen. Your deck décor will a big factor in the how much time and enjoyment you get from your outdoor space.
You may have been thinking about maybe giving your beautiful home a new lighting makeover to bring out the elegant qualities that you would love to show off to family and friends. So, whether you want to just make a minor adjustment or a whole-house upgrade, we will give you some great room-by-room tips on bringing out the best lighting in your home.
With bathroom renovations come lessons learned. Instead of having to learn the hard way, it’s best to do your research and avoid making the same mistakes others have done while doing their own renovating. Oftentimes mistakes can happen because homeowners don’t have confidence in what their personal preferences are.
When it comes to renovations, sometimes the simplest change in hardware and accessories can provide a complete transformation to a room. Each year there is something fresh and innovative to keep your bathroom up to date.
What is new in bathroom trends?
I love a basement, in every home I have bought or rented I have looked for a basement. If it wasn’t finished I mentally tallied up the cost it would take to finish it. What kind of flooring I could put there, the lighting, furniture and built-ins I can add. But finishing a basement or taking a portion and finishing it can be costly if not done correctly the first time.
Is your family in need of another bathroom, a second or even a third bathroom? This bathroom is all about function over relaxation, the idea is to get in and get out: toilet, sink, and/or shower while keeping it simple. But this doesn’t mean the space has to be plain Jane or ho hum. Adding interesting tile, updated fixtures, a unique mirror or decorative light fixture will spruce up this space.
Lighting is a key visual element in any home. Not only does it allow you to see where you’re walking it can also set a mood or highlight prized possessions. When deciding what lighting to use in your new home, there are a number of things to consider:
- How each room will be used
- What fixtures are appropriate
- Energy efficiency
To set the perfect mood for your bedroom while providing adequate light, you need a plan. Just as you plan your color scheme and furnishings it’s important to take into consideration your needs, as well as the features and limitations of your room, when you design your lighting plan.