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How Bright Should Outdoor Lighting Be?

How Bright Should Outdoor Lighting Be

Outdoor and landscape lighting is a great way to accent your home. But we often run across homeowners who are split on the decision to install outdoor lighting. One partner is all for it. They imagine a beautiful home with resort-style lighting. More often than not, they have seen other homes with great outdoor lighting and appreciate the added curb …

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Outdoor Lighting Terms to Know

Outdoor Lighting Terms to Know

Outdoor lighting is an excellent investment in your home or business. Think about it. You have spent time and money making the exterior of your property look beautiful. You’ve painted your home, spruced up your landscaping, and carefully cared for all the plants. But if you lack outdoor lighting, you are only getting half of the value of all that …

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Tech Trends in Outdoor and Landscape Lighting

Tech Trends in Outdoor and Landscape Lighting

Outdoor lighting is an exciting field these days. New technologies are expanding possibilities. Design and technology improvements are making lights more efficient and more adaptable. As wireless technology and the internet of things picks up speed, interest is growing in smart lighting systems. All of this is to say that tech trends in outdoor and landscape lighting are moving quickly. …

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Why to Install Outdoor Lighting for Your Home

Install Outdoor Lighting for Your Home

We’ve all seen that one home on the block that looks great both day and night. While it may not jump out at you, there is a reason the house looks great at night: outdoor lighting. More and more homeowners are installing outdoor and landscape lighting, both in new homes and existing ones. The benefits are enormous, and the added …

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Using Outdoor Downlighting to Mimic Nature

Outdoor Downlighting Lighting to Mimic Nature

For years, the trend in outdoor lighting has been “see the light, not the fixture”. Nowhere is this more apparent than in artfully designed and skillfully installed downlighting. Many homes have some amount of downlighting already installed. Often this is in the form of simple fixtures under gutters, soffits, or some other type of overhang. These lights typically light up …

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Unique Pathway Lighting Ideas – Part 2

Unique Pathway Lighting Ideas

Pathway lighting is one of the most common types of outdoor lighting. It’s so common, in fact, that many homeowners give it very little thought. We see homes all the time that have a simple row of cheap, solar-powered lights along the driveway or entryway path. We think it’s a shame because path lighting can be so much more. Good …

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Unique Pathway Lighting Ideas – Part 1

Unique Pathway Lighting Ideas

Pathway lighting is one of the first types of lighting most homeowners install. After porch or entryway lighting, it is the second most common type of outdoor lighting on a home. However, its commonness is misleading, as many homeowners install pathway lighting, but don’t stop to think about it. It’s very common to see a simple row of cheap solar-powered …

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How to Pick a Landscape Lighting Company

How to Pick a Landscape Lighting Company

So you’ve decided you are ready to install landscape lighting. Or maybe you are building a new home and want to make sure it is appropriately lit from the start. There are plenty of good reasons to install outdoor lighting for your home. Good outdoor lighting will add to your home’s curb appeal as well as to its safety and …

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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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