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Upgrade kitchen lighting

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Kitchens are the new multi-purpose room. Not only do they need to accommodate the cook, but they also serve as a workstation for kids and adults, gathering space for family meals and dinner parties—the list goes on. The good news is that while lighting plays a big role in setting the mood for these tasks, it’s easy to come up with a custom solution to suit both your family’s needs and the restraints of the existing wiring. Have a laugh and possibly cringe at these 14 hilariously failed kitchen renovations.

The biggest bang for your buck

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A fresh coat of paint instantly updates and transforms the entire interior of your home, and when you consider that the average price tag of a gallon of one-coat coverage paint is around $38, that’s about the biggest bang for your buck you can get. “Grays are back in vogue, and create a neutral palette that lets your decor really pop,” says Steve Frellick, licensed contractor and founder/broker of Yonder Luxury Vacation Rentals. Repaint your bathroom blue, and your house could fetch as much as $5,440 more than expected, according to a recent Zillow report. Next, you need to know the 15 home improvement trends that you should avoid at all costs.

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