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Using Outdoor Downlighting Lighting 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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Where to Start With Outdoor Lighting

Where to Start With Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting can be a great addition to your home. It can be beautiful, functional, and enhance security. There are many options when it comes to outdoor lighting. How you choose to use outdoor lighting really depends on your needs and goals. But many homeowners are left wondering where to start with outdoor lighting. The pros at Night Vision Outdoor …

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Common Outdoor Lighting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Common Outdoor Lighting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Outdoor lighting can add value and beauty to your home. But since most homeowners have never done this before, they make some common mistakes. Too often, you spend time and money on your outdoor lighting, only to find that the results are not what you expected. If that’s the case, chances are you made some simple mistakes. But you can …

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Artificial Moonlight: What It Is and How to Use It

Artificial Moonlight: What It Is and How to Use It

Sitting under a full moon at night can be romantic, relaxing, or just plain beautiful. Unlike sunlight, moonlight tends to give the world a slightly bluish hue. That gives your surroundings a different look than during the day. Some describe moonlight as pale. Underneath the light of the moon colors may seem washed out and not as bright as during …

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The Benefits of Professional Outdoor Lighting Installation

The Benefits of Professional Outdoor Lighting Installation

Spring is upon us and as the weather gets warmer Georgians start looking more and more at their outdoor living spaces. Maybe you’re taking a look at that garden you have neglected all winter. Or perhaps you are sweeping off a deck you haven’t visited in a while. It’s time to dream big, and that includes plans for outdoor lighting. …

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