How to Replace a Faceplate

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Small changes can make a big difference when you are trying to breathe new life into your space. Not all DIY projects are expensive and cumbersome. In fact, some apartment improvement projects can be completed in under 5 minutes – and yes, you’ll still have money to go out with this weekend.

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How many times a day do you turn lights off and on? It’s ridiculous, right? Way too many times to count! Yet, for something we use so often, we tend to overlook the light switch itself. Most of the time, the faceplate is just a dull color that matches the walls. Consider upgrading your faceplate to a brushed metal or chrome finish to give your house a modern feel that really stands out without turning more than a few screws. Check out this quick video tutorial from to find out just how easy this project really is.

Need more ideas for sprucing up your apartment? Search through the DIY Pinterest boards and YouTube page, and be sure to keep an eye out on the blog for even more awesome DIY tips and tricks!

Category: Apartment Life

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