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Ways To Brighten Up An Apartment In Greenwood | Bayshore Apartments

August 24, 2022
Master bedroom with several bright light fixtures located at Penrose on Mass Apartments.

Does your Greenwood apartment sometimes feel too dark? Even the most roomy apartments can not have many windows in the event you’re sharing walls with a neighbor, and you don’t have the ability to put up additional electrical fixtures if you’re renting. With that being said, you don’t have to feel like you’re residing in a bunker. There are various ideas for ways to brighten up an apartment in Greenwood. Follow these recommendations and appreciate your lovely, properly lit apartment.

Position Lamps Where You Need More Light

Bedroom with light fixtures at Spark Apartments. 

It might seem obvious, but utilizing a good number of lamps is a great way to quickly brighten up an apartment in Greenwood. The crux is figuring out how to use them to their best advantage. Begin by positioning lamps in your most poorly lit spaces where sunlight and pre-existing light fixtures barely reach. Then focus on areas where you must have light for everyday tasks, like where you read, do homework, make dinner, or eat. some well-placed lamps will go a long way in dispelling shadows.

The kinds of light bulbs you install in your lamps matters too. Choose options with the highest number of lumens as possible for the most vivid light. You may also choose options that generate “cool white” as opposed to “warm white” light, which appears brighter to the human eye.

Choose Lighter-toned Decor Elements To Brighten Up Your Apartment In Greenwood

Bright and colorful furnished living room located at Ivy Flats Apartments. 

Color will make a visible change in how light a room feels. Use furniture and decor in cheerful colors and lighter-toned neutral shades instead of dark ones to brighten up your Greenwood apartment. Try white or off-white furniture, wood pieces in light stains, or possibly shiny metal or transparent plastic options. You can then consider some vivid accents and textiles for even more panache. Brightly colored rugs, shower curtains, bed sheets, vases, and prints or paintings should all make things quite a bit brighter inside your apartment.

Position Mirrors Around Your Rooms As Light Reflectors

Bright color orange decorated bedroom with a circle mirror located at One One Six Apartments 

Now that we’re considering decor, add a few ornamental mirrors as well. Place them on walls near sources of illumination. They’ll distribute light around the space to brighten dark spaces. Reflective surfaces also help a space appear more sizeable to counteract the dimness that can make a space appear constricted.

Use Sheer Curtains That Shouldn’t Obstruct Too Much Sunlight

Sheer curtains on a long and tall window within a small breakfast nook located at Somo Flats Apartments. 

Numerous Greenwood apartment occupants choose to liven up plain apartment windows with additional window coverings. If you do this, select light, gauzy curtains. Heftier drapes will block any sunlight you receive from your windows and may overburden an apartment room, causing it to appear dim and constricted. You can think about using sheer curtains to upgrade boring windows and permit the supplied blinds to stop the sun’s glare and afford you privacy whenever needed.

And don’t neglect to draw up your window treatments when you are looking for a full room of natural light. Not much brightens up an apartment in Greenwood like pulling up the blinds on a sun-splashed afternoon and enjoying a view of your beautiful apartment community.

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