Creating an inviting, comfortable spot in your home for overnight guests can be tricky. While some homeowners dedicate a spare bedroom for this occasional use, others opt to utilize space in a basement or room over the garage.(more…)
Fifty years ago today, 20 million Americans coast to coast took to the streets, college campuses, parks, and assembly halls to demonstrate for a healthier, more sustainable environment. The first Earth Day in 1970 launched the modern environmental movement and is touted as the planet’s largest civic event.(more…)
The term “spec home” conjures up all sorts of images. Not all of them are good. Some builders opt for the cheapest flooring, cabinetry, lighting , and other materials in order to boost the bottom line.(more…)
When choosing lighting for a home, whether it’s a brand new build or a simple renovation, most homeowners look foremost at style and color.
But when Don built a new garage for his Fairhaven, Michigan, home, his list of priorities also included American-made lights with LED options.(more…)
When HGTV star Chip Wade puts on his renovation hat, pull up a chair and get ready to be dazzled. Chip’s latest project, dubbed Misty Mill, is a three-bedroom, log cabin in Georgia burdened with 30+ years of wear and tear. Though the project presented challenges at every turn, the results are stunning.(more…)
Happy new year from all of us at Barn Light Electric! We’re moving full speed ahead into 2020 and our teams are already working hard on crafting new, exciting product designs for the coming year.
To help as you start planning your renovation, remodel, or new building projects, we’ve asked three of our favorite interior designers for their insights on the latest color and design trends.(more…)