Top 10 Remodeling Budget Busters

Homeowners show off their cost-cutting remodeling results on Beyond the Box. Creative individuals challenge themselves to find inexpensive materials and use them in innovative ways.

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Homeowners spend hundreds to thousands of dollars on lighting throughout their homes. Next time you decide to replace a fixture, consider making one with off-the-shelf materials. Architect Wynne Yelland had a great idea for lighting above his dining table. He connected a switch to an outlet on the ceiling and then placed a bunch of magnetic steel tiles in a grid. He bought several shop lights with an attached cord, plugged them in and voila! The great thing is that the lights can move.