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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

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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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Halogen Versus LED for Outdoor Lighting

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When it comes to enhancing the beauty and outdoor appeal of your home, outdoor lighting is an important but often overlooked feature. We all know about curb appeal, that wow factor when you first pull up to a home. And there are lots of ways to bring out that wow. Homeowners will often paint their homes, add features like porches …

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Which Lights to Use for Outdoor Lighting and Landscape Lighting

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Outdoor and landscape lighting done right  can really bring your home to life after dark. Most Atlanta homes come with a simple porch light to illuminate the front door. But that leaves the rest of the house in total darkness, completely obscuring your beautiful home and surrounding gardens. Some homeowners may install path lighting along a front walkway. This may …

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How to Choose the Right Landscape Lighting for Your Home

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Landscape lighting is a major component of any outdoor lighting plan. So it’s important to know all of your options and choose the best landscape lighting solutions for your home. That means selecting the right design and layout, as well as the right hardware, cables, and wiring to give you the most appealing nighttime visual. The first thing to consider …

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The Best Places to Put Your Outdoor Lighting

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There is no doubt that outdoor lighting can add that elusive “wow” factor to your home. And well placed and planned out lighting on the exterior of your home can be a major plus for curb appeal. Look closely the next time you see an evening shot of a resort or fancy home. That outstanding look is the result of …

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The Best Exterior Lighting Techniques For Entertaining Outdoors

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Summer is the time for getting out of the house: firing up the BBQ, inviting a few friends over to swim in the pool, spreading out on a lawn chair, and spending time with family on the back patio are common ways people enjoy the warm weather. Summer is also the time to host parties and throw weddings. Our back …

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Comparing Uplighting And Downlighting: What Fits Best For Your Home

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After dark, your outdoor living space glows. The architectural detail of interesting trees and a stone retaining wall are naturally illuminated. Beds of blooming perennials are highlighted so you can enjoy their beauty after sunset. You don’t see the landscape lighting. You can feel it. Done right, you won’t spot fixtures or feel like you’re sitting in an arena. Effective landscape lighting …

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The Best Areas Of Your Property To Add Outdoor Lighting

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To put it simply, outdoor lighting — when installed and utilized correctly — is one of the most effective enhancements out there for your property. The proper exterior lighting system can turn even the dullest of patios into a vibrant hot spot that you and your family will want to spend countless hours enjoying. Unfortunately, some homeowners aren’t aware of …

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