Category - Renovations

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Let There Be Light! Part 7: Taa-Daaa!
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Let There Be Light! Part 6: How to Convert a Plug In Light to a Pendant Light
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Let There Be Light! Part 5: Serengeti Toffee Pumpkin Mocha Bisque – The Rabbit Hole of Choosing Paint Colours
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Let There Be Light! Part 4: Wayward Ceiling Joists and the Art of Flat
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Let There Be Light! Part 3: Wiring and Additional Circuit Installation
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Let There Be Light! Part 2: How to Repair a Split Floor Joist
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Let There Be Light! A Living Room Renovation Project with a New Ceiling, Pot Lights, and Hanging Lights – Part 1
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Tidy Your Kitchen Counter with Better Cleaning Tool Storage
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The Personal Growth Benefits of DIY Renovations
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Renovation Project Planning Part 3: Needs Analysis (Case Study: Bathroom Renovation)

Let There Be Light! Part 6: How to Convert a Plug In Light to a Pendant Light

How to convert a hanging plug-in fixture to a pendant light – demonstrated with 3 Ikea Knappa lamps. Part 6 in a series on a living room renovation, featuring all-new lighting.

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Let There Be Light! Part 3: Wiring and Additional Circuit Installation

Designing a lighting scheme can be a delightful challenge, but every dream requires solid planning if it is to become a reality. Any light needs a power source, and that means connecting it to the electrical system of your house. How much power will each light draw? How many lights can you have without violating electrical code? How will the wires connect lights to switches, and the switches to the circuit panel? A wiring plan[…]

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Renovation Project Planning Part 3: Needs Analysis (Case Study: Bathroom Renovation)

Planning a bathroom renovation but worried you won’t get a design that works? In this post we do a walkthrough of a needs analysis that can help you make decisions you won’t regret.

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