Updating kitchen lighting

21-May-2017 05:48

Aspen ceiling lights on the left feel a little more old-fashioned than the Bryant linear fixture, both by Visual Comfort.The light-emitting diode (LED) is one of today's most energy-efficient and rapidly-developing lighting technologies.

"At first we thought all the light fixtures should match, but then we decided a different fixture over the breakfast table would create more intimacy," architect William Hefner says of his Los Angeles kitchen.Whether you're getting ready to sell your home or want to spiff it up inexpensively for your own enjoyment, we've got 10 good strategies for you to consider.The actual cost and payback for each project can vary, depending on both your home's condition and overall real estate market values in your region of the country.You could even put corbels under the breakfast bar for added dimension and inexpensive customization.These kitchen cabinets are hopefully in worse shape than yours, but they're not that uncommon.

"At first we thought all the light fixtures should match, but then we decided a different fixture over the breakfast table would create more intimacy," architect William Hefner says of his Los Angeles kitchen.

Whether you're getting ready to sell your home or want to spiff it up inexpensively for your own enjoyment, we've got 10 good strategies for you to consider.

The actual cost and payback for each project can vary, depending on both your home's condition and overall real estate market values in your region of the country.

You could even put corbels under the breakfast bar for added dimension and inexpensive customization.

These kitchen cabinets are hopefully in worse shape than yours, but they're not that uncommon.

If your kitchen appliances don't match, order new doors or face panels for them.