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How To Brighten Up An Apartment In Fishers | State at Fishers

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

Does your Fishers apartment sometimes appear dark and small? Even the most spacious apartments might be lacking in windows when their walls are shared, and you aren’t able to put up extra fixtures when you’re renting. However, you can avoid having to feel like you’re dwelling in a bunker. There are many possibilities for ways to brighten up an apartment in Fishers. Follow these tips and appreciate your welcoming, properly lit apartment.

Position Lamps Where You Require More Light

Bedroom with light fixtures at Spark Apartments. 

It probably seems pretty straightforward, but incorporating a good number of lamps will effectively brighten up an apartment in Fishers. The trick is figuring out how to integrate them in the most strategic way. Begin by putting lamps in your most poorly lit regions where sunlight and your current light fixtures have trouble reaching. Then address areas where you must have light for everyday tasks, like where you relax with a book, work, prepare food, or dine. A couple properly positioned lamps will serve you well in banishing the dark.

The kinds of light bulbs you place in your lamps matters as well. Choose bulbs with the highest number of lumens as possible for the most brilliant light. You could also prefer bulbs that emit “cool white” as opposed to “warm white” light, which looks brighter to your eyes.

Select Furnishings in Lighter Tones To Brighten Up Your Apartment In Fishers

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

Color will make a big difference in how bright your room appears. Use furnishings and design elements in brighter colors and lighter neutral shades instead of dark ones to brighten up your Fishers apartment. Try cream or white furniture, wood furnishings in lighter stains, or try something different with glossy metal or see-through plastic choices. Then add brightly colored accent pieces and textiles for additional panache. Lively vases, throw pillows, sheets, valances, and artwork will make things quite a bit brighter within your apartment.

Put Mirrors On Your Walls As Light Reflectors

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

While we’re considering decor, include a couple decorative mirrors as well. Position them in close proximity to sources of illumination. They’ll distribute light throughout the room to shine more light into darker locations. Light-reflective surfaces also make a space appear larger to counteract the dimness that can make an area appear constricted.

Consider Sheer Curtains That Won’t Obstruct Too Much Sunlight

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

Numerous Fishers apartment dwellers prefer to liven up plain apartment windows with curtains. If you go this route, select light, gauzy curtains. Heavy drapery will block the sunlight you get from your windows and can overburden your living area, making it feel darker and crowded. You can consider sheer curtains to spruce up dull windows and permit the provided blinds to stop the sun’s glare and give you privacy when it’s required.

And remember to raise your window treatments when you need to have a full room of natural light. There isn’t much that brightens up an apartment in Fishers like opening the blinds on a brilliant, clear day and enjoying a view of your lovely apartment community.

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