In order to make your home well lighted, putting fluorescent lights can definitely light up your world. Any lighting fixtures can turn a dull looking home or room into a wonderful are. However, with the harshness of the lights coming from fluorescent light bulbs, fluorescent light fixture covers are placed. This way the light's glare may be reduced.
Although it is a good idea to cover light fixtures, it can be somewhat costly to those who are trying to save money. Of course, with the recent economy we have, it's always a good thing to save up but if you really want to have your light fixtures covered, then why not make your own? If you don't know how then this article will help you create decorative light covers of your own. To make decorative light covers, you need to remove and measure the existing light panels with a tape measure. Purchase acrylic sheets and cut them according to your measurements. Create your own designs to be used for your light covers. Use washable markers to outline your designs and paint them on the inside of the light cover. Make sure that the paints you use are acrylic as they are the only paints that can stand temperatures at about 140 degrees. With a damp sponge, remove your outline once the paint dries. Install the panels to your lighting fixtures and you're done! Be creative and combine colors, this is one way to create a very unique and personal lighting covers for your home.