How to Modernize Your Light Fixtures

Hints for choosing new lighting to refresh your rooms

By Kathy Barnes


Nothing makes a room look better than beautiful lighting. Replacing a dated light fixture with a new one is as simple as choosing a style you love and calling the electrician. Try out these ways to change up your dated light fixtures.

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Living Room by Barbara Eberlein

Problem: The ceiling fixture is too small.

Solution: Choose a ceiling mount light with a larger scale to fill the room and add a little drama.

Puny lights are easy to overlook, but a larger fixture chosen to complement your décor is a thoughtful touch.

Living Room
by Barbara Eberlein

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