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Lighting Tips to Help Sell Your Home

January 2, 2017
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You’ve found the right real estate agent. You’ve repaired or replaced everything that needed fixing. You’ve covered the three D’s of home staging—Decluttering, Depersonalization and Deep cleaning. Finally, it’s time to put your home on the market. But, wait! There’s one often-overlooked detail that could sabotage all your hard work: the lighting. In the game of First Impressions, a poorly lit home is at an automatic disadvantage. Darkness can make a home feel small, uninviting and dirty, even when it isn’t. Worse, a potential buyer…

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Guest Post: 4 Ways to Beautify Your Home This Holiday Season

December 22, 2016
Children at fireplace

Holiday lighting is often about the outside of the home, but we spend most of our time inside (especially when it’s cold out). Enjoy these holiday lighting tips from Progress Lighting: The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes hosting and entertaining guests! If you’re hosting family and friends at any point, we have some advice to help you prepare. Check out our tips below for transforming your home before the festivities commence!   Dazzle your guests Dress up your traditional dining setting…

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A Bright Spot: 5 Home Lighting Trends

January 24, 2015

Lighting is one of the most important elements in your home, creating an inviting environment while setting the scene for entertaining or comfortable living. That’s why we’re excited to illuminate today’s top five trends—courtesy of Progress Lighting. Read on to learn what the lighting professionals have to say about establishing just the right ambiance for your home.  Grouped pendant displays When it comes to pendant lighting, the design experts at Progress Lighting reveal “the more the merrier.” A large entertainment island is popular in today’s…

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Lighting: The Great Differentiator

August 20, 2013

We are excited to present this guest post by Todd Roy, Builder Marketing Manager for our vendor, Progress Lighting: When someone is buying or selling a home, there is always the question: “What really differentiates one home from the next?” Sometimes, homebuilders and homeowners really miss the importance of lighting. Any of the finished products within the home, as well as on the home’s exterior, are really what makes one home stand out from another. I always like to say, “lighting is like the jewelry…

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