Posts Categorized: remodeling

Selecting Outdoor Lighting To Match Your Unique Style + Giveaway

Posted by kbanks & filed under Landscape Lighting, Lighting, Outdoor Living, Promotions & Giveaways, remodeling.

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  Before guests even enter the front door, your curb appeal shapes their first impression. Outdoor lighting plays a monumental role in curb appeal, and is therefore, a crucial part of your home’s presentation. From decorative lanterns to landscape lights, outdoor lighting can make or break the look of your home’s exterior. Since your exterior [...]

Size Matters: How to select a fixture that fits your space

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Lighting, remodeling.

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You may know the exact style, finish and place for a light fixture to complete your remodel or adorn your new home – but let’s face it, size can be a real challenge. And when it comes to selecting the right lighting, size matters. If you’re purchasing fixtures online, sometimes knowing the dimensions just doesn’t [...]

Our designer’s top 3 favorite collections

Posted by kbanks & filed under Lighting, lighting designs, remodeling.

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Of the more than 4,000 fixtures offered by Progress Lighting, have you ever wondered which ones are favorites among our designers? Well, we did! We’re excited to share a behind-the-scenes look from the person who turns inspired ideas into the on-trend, stylish fixtures that decorate your home. Senior Product Designer James Thomas shares his top [...]

Progress Lighting featured in award-winning remodeling project

Posted by kbanks & filed under Projects, awards, remodeling, renovations, special events.

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General contractor Andrew Roby, Inc. took home eight Excellence in Remodeling awards from the Home Builders Association of Charlotte. One of Roby’s award-winning projects is renovation of Vicki Payne’s home. Payne is the host of For Your Home, the longest running home and garden show on TV. Last year, she downsized and moved to a 29-year-old brick ranch [...]

4 ways to elegantly light your dining setting

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Lifestyle palettes, Lighting, lighting lifestyles, remodeling.

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At Progress Lighting we offer a diverse range of styles and designs to cater to your personal home decor tastes. To do this effectively, we divide our fixtures into Lifestyle classifications, allowing you to easily create your very own lighting assortment that fits the environment you have created in your home. For the homeowner that [...]

Renovation in America: Trends & Findings

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, remodeling, renovations.

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The popular interior design social media site Houzz conducted a nationwide survey with more than 100,000 respondents on renovation and decorating activity. As the largest survey of its kind, the purpose remains to: Provide unique insights into historical and planned projects Determine the motivations behind these products Highlight the impact of the economy on home [...]

Houzz reports kitchen remodeling trends

Posted by kbanks & filed under Kitchen Lighting, remodeling.

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A recent article posted by Remodeling.com highlights findings from Houzz‘s Fall 2013 Kitchen Trends Study. Here’s a high level review of the trends… Most Houzz users don’t want a larger kitchen, but want the feeling of space. Islands and open concepts are most popular now. Stainless steel is the top finish selection for appliances, followed [...]

Lighting by room: Kitchen

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Lighting, Progress Lighting, lighting designs, lighting lifestyles, remodeling.

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In our new “Lighting by room” blog series, we borrow ideas and tips from the most recent issue of Better Homes & Gardens’ Lighting magazine – while offering suggestions for lighting fixtures from our own collections. Enjoy! The kitchen is one of the most important spaces to properly illuminate because it is often the busiest [...]

12 unusual housing trends on the horizon for 2013

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2012 marked a significant year for the housing market. It is expected in 2013 that we will continue to see a “recovery” in housing, as inventory diminishes and prices rise. However, there seem to be some new trends emerging in the housing sector in 2013 that you might not expect. Check out these trends provided [...]

High Performance Lighting Guide for the Home: Kitchen

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Because it caters to so many different activities, kitchen lighting tends to be more complex than other rooms of the home. Lighting is needed for food preparation, family gatherings or finishing homework, which often requires ambient lighting to also serve as task lighting. Key areas that need to be properly lit are the counters, including [...]