During my time as a home stager, one of the most common recommendations I made during the staging consultation process was to "update your light fixtures". Outdated builder-grade light fixtures do nothing to enhance the appeal of a property.
Homeowners are sometimes reluctant to follow through on this recommendation because they don't want to spend money hiring an electrician to install new fixtures, or deal with drywall patching and the other minor repairs that often go along with the process of replacing a fixture.
Fortunately, there are a variety of relatively pain-free options for dealing with this home staging challenge. Let's talk about four of options for updating your outdated fixtures.
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Many home improvement stores now offer various lighting conversion kits that make changing the look of your light fixture a snap. For example, take a look at this conversion kit that enables you to easily transform a recessed light into a pendant light:
Got “Hollywood-style” bathroom fixtures? Despite the name, this type of fixture is anything BUT glamorous! Just use a vanity light refresh conversion kit to remedy this common eyesore. Check out this video to see how simple these vanity light conversion kits are to install.