Wall sconces come in a variety of styles and add an elegant touch to any space while improving the overall lighting of a room. Though wall sconces are often used in hallways and bathrooms, they can visually enhance nearly any room in a home with the right design. When choosing wall sconces, the style of the sconce matters. However, the placement of the sconce is just as much, if not more, important to the overall look and functionality of your space.
Design Solutions for Hiding Your Electrical Panel
If you aren’t lucky enough to have your electrical tucked away in a storage room or basement, you might be looking for ways to make its appearance less obvious. Electrical panels are necessary in any home, but they aren’t the most inviting thing to look at. Thankfully there are many options you can consider for hiding your electrical panel, regardless of where it is located. From common areas to open basements, there’s sure to be a way to cover your panel that offers functionality while being aesthetically pleasing.
Do I Need a Permit to Upgrade My Electrical Panel?
Are you planning on completing major renovations in your home? If so, there’s a chance that you may need to upgrade your electrical panel to keep up with the electrical needs of your home. This is especially true for anyone who is adding an addition to their home or significantly increasing the number of appliances and lighting fixtures in the home, such as in the case of adding a rental unit. When it comes time to upgrade your panel, you may wonder, do I need a permit to upgrade my electrical panel? In Ontario, the answer to this question will always be yes.
How to Hide TV Wires When Mounted Over a Brick Fireplace
Having a TV mounted over a fireplace has become a popular option for homeowners who want to make use of their space in a functional and beautiful way. Though a TV over a fireplace is functional and looks great, the wires attached to the TV can be unsightly and distracting. In our previous post, How to Hide TV Wires Behind a Mounted TV, we offered solutions on how to hide wires that take away from the beauty of your space. However, having a brick fireplace can be a complicating factor when it comes to hiding wires.
Where Should I Install a CO2 Detector?
Your home and the people in it are some of, if not the most, important parts of your life. You would do anything to ensure the safety of your loved ones which includes ensuring that your home is safe and secure. One of the most important pieces of safety equipment you could have in your home, aside from a smoke alarm, is a CO2 detector.