Deck Lighting

Task Lighting to Prepare Your Outdoor Living Spaces for Spring

Task Lighting

Don’t look now, but spring is right around the corner. According to the calendar, spring starts March 20th, and the weather is catching up to the new season as well. As we begin to thaw out from the winter cold, everyone wants to get outdoors. Warmer evenings means a pleasant stroll after work, a long walk with your dog, or …

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How to Create a Magical Porch, Patio, or Deck

How to Create a Magical Porch, Patio, or Deck

It may be hard to think about right now, but spring is just five weeks away. Before you know it, the season for outdoor living will be back. If you have a porch, patio, or deck, you have a perfect location for some outdoor relaxation, both day and night. Of course, if you want to use your outdoor space at …

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Maximizing the Benefits of Outdoor Lighting

Maximizing the Benefits of Outdoor Lighting

If you’ve ever walked or driven down a dark residential street and noticed that some houses just look nicer than others, you’ve probably noticed the benefits of outdoor lighting. A home with minimal lighting at night doesn’t look like much. But a home with elegant, well thought out and designed lighting is a sight to behold. If you want to …

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Unique Outdoor Lighting Ideas

Unique Outdoor Lighting Ideas

Outdoor lighting is there to make your home look great at night. Of course, there’s good lighting, and there’s great lighting. So what’s the difference? You know it when you see it, but it’s not always easy to pinpoint. Good lighting checks all the boxes and lights up all the right things: walkways, trees, columns, entryways. But good lighting can …

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Hardscape Lighting Basics

Hardscape Lighting Basics

Hardscape is any inanimate part of your outdoor space. This includes retaining and sitting walls, pavers, steps, decks, and other parts of your outdoor landscape that aren’t alive. Unlike lighting living parts of your landscape such as flower beds, bushes, lawns, and trees, installing hardscape lighting often means drilling into hard materials. But despite the added challenge, hardscape lighting is …

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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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Swimming Pool Lighting for the Area Around Your Pool This Spring

Swimming Pool Lighting For The Area Around Your Pool

Springtime is the start of swimming pool season here in Atlanta, Georgia. As homeowners are opening their pools, the images of summer start bubbling up. You may be planning pool parties, barbecues, and poolside hosting. Or you may be looking forward to a relaxing solo swim. Whatever you plan on doing with your pool this season, don’t forget lighting. It’s …

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Outdoor Lighting for Outdoor Living

Outdoor Lighting For Outdoor Living

Outdoor living is one of the hottest new trends in home design. More and more homebuyers are ranking outdoor living spaces as a top priority. And an increasing number of homeowners are installing these lovely outdoor spaces. Outdoor living spaces may include outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, or deluxe decks and patios. All of these spaces create extra living space for a …

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Tips for Planning Deck Lighting

Tips for Planning Deck Lighting

A deck can be a wonderful leisure and entertainment space during the day. But to extend its usefulness into the nighttime hours, you will need some well planned out lighting. Picking the right type of lighting for your deck and installing it properly takes planning. But when it’s done well, you are rewarded with a great space you can enjoy …

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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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