Attention Realtors! There is a solution for that old kitchen lighting system in a Condominium or Home

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It's a common dilemma among condo owners that I'm sure most of you have seen. The ugly out dated grid lighting system in a Condominium or Home. Whether your trying to sell a condo, trying to give suggestions on remodeling or your looking for an easy update. This process that I have developed will turn any of these eyesore's into a show piece that the buyers will love and their neighbors will envy.

Kitchen Light Before:

After Kitchen Light is removed. It's time for a little drywall and mud work:

After the drywall was repaired, It was ready for me to apply a new and modern texture called Skip Trowel:

After the Skip Trowel was applied we added crown molding around the perimeter of the new kitchen trey ceiling:

Primed and painted with Sherwin Williams Super Paint:

 Florecent lights were installed behind the crown molding for an elegant look:

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  1. Debbie Walsh 07/19/2010 05:46 AM
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Ann-Marie Clements
Dubai International School, UAE - Saint John, NB
M.S. Ed., Innovative Proactive Principal

Hi Paul,

I LOVE IT!!!  What a way to update and give the ceiling a face-lift!!!  Plus, it gives it a more open feeling.  I'm redoing my kitchen next month, but I have a light that is concaved out and attached to the ceiling, otherwise I would do it also.  Excellent way to change the look.. THANKS!!!


Jul 15, 2010 02:50 PM #1
William Johnson
RE/MAX Associates - La Jolla, CA
San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE

H Paul, I had seen this when you first posted it, these photos may be more comprehensive. I have recommended this process for years with the adaptation of pin lighting instead of the up lighting. Like both actually so depending on how much and what kind of light is preferred, this is a great alternative. The most important thing is getting the ugly plastic and fluorescent removed and doing something that  looks so much better.

Jul 16, 2010 05:09 AM #2
Cynthia Bartch
Home Stager/Property Stylist & more! Granville, Ohio - Granville, OH
Redesigned Spaces; All Round Nice Gal

Hi Paul, this outcome looks soooo much better than the previous lighting! Nice job.

Jul 18, 2010 02:50 AM #3
Debbie Walsh
Shahar Management - Middletown, NY
Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036

Wow what a great alternative!  I am going to use this for a reblog.  Thanks Paul!

Jul 19, 2010 05:45 AM #4
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Perry Wellington Realty, Adam Conrad, Broker - Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Paul, great transformation and I am sure this will really help sell this condo.

Jul 19, 2010 03:48 PM #5
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Hey Paul, great solution and you make it look so easy :) Thanks for step by step transformation...well done  :)

Jul 20, 2010 11:58 PM #6
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