Home Lighting projects
How to Install Elegant Cove Lighting
Bored with your living space? Cove lighting can add an understated elegance and breathe life into the most uninspiring room. We’ll show…
How to Fix Christmas Lights
Burned-out holiday lights, even the cheap kind, are often fixable with a small investment of time and money. Here’s how to diagnose and…
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How to Build a Soffit Box with Recessed Lighting
Add drama and beauty with this easy-to-build soffit system and well-placed lighting. This is the ultimate improvement for ordinary ceilings.
Installing Recessed Lighting for Dramatic Effect
Give your room a stunning new look and feel by installing recessed lighting. Even if you don’t have access to the ceiling from the attic,…
DIY Dictionary: 3-Way Switch
What is a 3-way switch? A three-way switch is one that allows you to control a ceiling light (or other electrical fixture) from two separate…