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2663 Recessed step light Ideabooks
Recessed Lighting 101
Looking to brighten a drab, dim space? Recessed lighting may be your answer. Here's what you need to know
"space? Recessed lighting may be your answer. Here's what you need to know... it is: Recessed lighting, sometimes called recessed cans or can lighting, is installed... to put recessed lights on a dimmer. That way, you can control the light levels at... on this lighting as their only lighting. There should also be accent, ambient & task... task lighting to create the right light at the right time. THANK YOU. I am copying..."
Get Your Home's Recessed Lighting Right
Learn the formula for how much light a room needs plus how to space downlights, use dimmers and more
"how much light a room needs plus how to space downlights, use dimmers and more... mix of lighting, and recessed lighting is a big part of that success. Well-placed... recessed lighting (also known as can lights or downlights) can highlight a room's... amount of recessed lighting into your life.... Lighting design is both an art and a science. Our homes thrive when we choose the... yourself some recessed lights. Don't forget about energy issues. New recess lighting should..."
3 Steps to Choosing Kitchen Finishes Wisely
Lost your way in the field of options for countertop and cabinet finishes? This advice will put your kitchen renovation back on track
"it is light, white, flat, trimmed, recessed panel, raised panel, inset door, or full... going light and solid surface. The kitchen is large but light is not always bright... white, light gray, yellow, light/mid blue or lighter (natural birch, natural maple)... keep it light, and neutral, and low maintenance. Icy white Zodiaq looks super in a... 5. Lighting: Once you know how much, and what type, and where...pick all the..."
So You Want to Build: 7 Steps to Create a New Home
Get the house you envision — and even enjoy the process — by following this architect's guide to building a new home
"at the steps, in chronological order, involved in creating a home.... Electrical/Lighting. In our experience, electrical and lighting varies between 5 and 10%... of the lighting that was added to the house is in the form of recessed, track and... these steps, but there are some great ideas and tips included with each one... It... color, light, texture. I want my home to showcase these elements and to flow from... amount of light. We found that placing the laundry room right beside our walk in closet..."
7 Steps to Pantry Perfection
"all on a stepped organizer and lazy susan. I've incorporated many of the the above tips... door in light weight shelves made of chrome covered in white plastic to avoid potential... logical step once I got enough baskets. I put paper bags down on wire shelves so... stock recessed medicine cabinets are made to fit between the studs anyway, so no... keep the light bouncing around. It is the size of a small window....even if it is on..."
Guest Picks: Step Up Your Shelf Displays
"bookcases recessed back on each side of the fireplace. My husband and I have only been... t. A light frame surrounding your photos would really make them stand out against... shelf. A light mat with a dark frame would also have the same effect. Joanie Rogers... is to light it up. This gallery-style spotlight is the perfect way to add ambient... ambient lighting to your space. Point it toward your shelf display for a dramatic focal..."
5 Steps to Improve Your Heating System Now
Increase your heater's efficiency and safety for lower energy bills and greater peace of mind this winter
7 Steps to a Fat-Free Kitchen
Contractor Tips: Step Up to a Safe, Stylish Staircase
Understanding how stairs are designed and laid out can help you make the best decisions for safety and beauty in your home
Recess Time: Boost Your Bathroom Storage With a Niche
Carve out space behind the drywall to add shelves or cabinets, giving you more room for bathroom essentials and extras
"“Recession" is an ugly word when it comes to the economy. However, it's a glorious... Adding some lighting to recess can also give a great effect "In bathrooms where every... keep the recess in the wall and just install glass shelving instead. I do like the... small. Recessed vanities were part of the solution when I remodeled one bath and added... thus the recessed vanity was used here also. I did that in my bathroom re-do. recessed..."
No Fall Guys, Please: Ideas for Lighting Your Outdoor Steps
Safety and beauty go hand in hand when you light landscape stairways and steps with just the right mix
"when you light landscape stairways and steps with just the right mix... stairways, steps or uneven surfaces. With the right lighting, though, you can turn these... sufficient lighting along stairways and near steps to allow you to walk safely, but not... row of lights along one side. But if your lighting can also add interest and a sense... stairs and steps to your walkways and outdoor rooms, think about the lighting options..."
Step-by-Step: Dress Your Home in Velvety Black
Out With the Old Tile: 8 Steps to Prep for Demolition
This isn't a light DIY project: You'll need heavy-duty tools and plenty of protection for your home and yourself
"isn't a light DIY project: You'll need heavy-duty tools and plenty of protection for... use a light tack painter's tape and then a high tack tape to bond to that. 4. Prepare... using light downward pressure and then chip away the tile. If you live in a multifamily... understand the steps involved before tackling the job yourself. 7. Find the right tools. Unlike..."
Houzz Planning: How to Choose Your Bedroom Lighting
"4 Steps to Getting the Lighting Right in Today's Multi-Functional Bedroom... making lighting especially tricky. But the process can become much easier when you... type of lighting you need, 2) the functionality of your space, 3) how much lighting... hardwire lighting often dictates the layout of a room (ie: bedside lighting/sconces)... overhead lighting could light the entire room, the ambiance is better when table lamps..."
The 3 Top Ways to Light Up Your Landscape
Whether you're lighting a small side garden or a wide swath of yard, you'll be in the dark without understanding these essential elements
"you're lighting a small side garden or a wide swath of yard, you'll be in the dark... lighting keeps you from breaking your neck (watch out for that step!), security lighting... landscape lighting. We call them the three S's: safety, security and sexy. Safety lighting... lighting discourages thieves and the Boogie Man (by illuminating dark corners), and... and sexy lighting provides, well, sexiness. Mood. Ambience. Flavor. Spice. The first..."