Those brass light fixtures send a message to buyers: C-H-E-A-P

Rooms for Improvement

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And if you have recessed can-lights in ceilings, take a look at the "surround," or collar, around the openings, he said. "Over time they get to be a yellow-y color that stamps them as being dated, dreary or old. I've seen a million of these."

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Mary Umberger is a Chicago-area freelance writer.

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