Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2018’

How to Avoid Voltage Drop in Outdoor Lighting Systems

How to Avoid Voltage Drop in Outdoor Lighting Systems

Outdoor lighting can be a beautiful addition to any home. But as you design your outdoor lighting system, you need to beware of the great nemesis of outdoor lighting: voltage drop. In this article, we will discuss the causes of voltage drop, the problems it creates, and how you can design your system to avoid it. Once you learn how …

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Creating Custom Outdoor Lighting

Creating Custom Outdoor Lighting

When it comes to outdoor lighting, there’s no such thing as a cookie cutter approach. The best lighting designers know that any design needs to reflect the people who will be enjoying it. For some people, they are happiest when they can use their outdoor space for entertaining. The love to fire up the grill and have all their friends …

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Best Techniques for Lighting the Exterior of a Home

Best Techniques for Lighting the Exterior of a Home

When you think about lighting the exterior of your home, different images may come to mind. There are brightly lit, Vegas-style mansions the shine like a blazing light in the dark of night. Then there are romantic resorts with elegant, subtle lighting that creates a mood without adding much ambient light. And of course everything in between. What you want …

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Beginner’s Guide to Path Lighting

Beginner’s Guide to Path Lighting

Everyone wants a house that is both welcoming and beautiful. But welcoming guests starts well before they step in the front door. To make your home both safe and welcoming for family and friends, you will need to ensure a safe trip to the front door. At night, that means providing adequate lighting along the path to your front porch …

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