Adding the correct kind of lighting in a kitchen can be an excellent way of uplifting food preparation areas, it has been suggested. According to interior design specialist Hans Joubert, many people spend a lot of time in their homes at night with the lights on and it is important to create the right atmosphere, 5News reports. Individuals were advised that a room can be transformed quickly and effectively by simply considering alternative lighting arrangements.Layering lights in the kitchen is particularly important, with brighter conditions required for cooking and dimmer needs for eating and entertaining, Mr Joubert added. Restaurants use lighting to create a mood and homeowners should not be afraid to employ the same tactics, he remarked. Kitchen sink replacements may be one kind of housing upgrade that homeowners are to consider now that interest rates have lowered. That is the opinion of builder Greg Pearce, who told the Brisbane Times that savvy individuals may be taking advantage of lower mortgage payments to make changes to their property.