Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2018’

Color Temperature and Landscape Lighting

Color Temperature and Landscape Lighting

Choosing the color temperature of your outdoor lights is an important part of any outdoor lighting plan. With modern lighting technologies, consumers can choose not only the brightness of their lights, but the color temperature. Measured in degrees Kelvin (K), lower temperatures tend to produce a warmer amber light, while higher temperatures produce a cooler, whiter light. The Best Color …

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LED Bulbs for Outdoor Use

LED Bulbs Outdoor Use

Led bulbs are great for indoor and outdoor use. However, an LED that will be used outdoors should be rated for outdoor use. Most bulbs have a UL (Underwriters Laboratory) rating. Depending on the amount of exposure the bulb will face, you should use an LED bulb with a wet/damp rating or at least a damp rating. Picking an LED …

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Outdoor Path Lighting Tips

Outdoor Path Lighting

Path lighting is usually one of the first types of lighting a homeowner installs. But there are also a number of mistakes many homeowners fall into with this seemingly simple lighting feature. Just follow these tips for an outdoor nightscape that will catch the eye and make your home even more beautiful. Getting Path Lighting Right The right path lighting …

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Outdoor Lighting for Home Security

Boosting Home Value Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting can be an essential part of your home security system. A dark house is an invitation to burglars and home invaders. Properly placed outdoor lighting will making it harder for burglars to approach your home unnoticed and greatly increase your security. Why Home Security Lighting is Important Old-fashioned home burglary is still the most common type of home …

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