Landscape Lighting

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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The Benefits of Outdoor Lighting for Your Home

The Benefits of Outdoor Lighting for Your Home

There are many benefits of outdoor lighting for your home. Lighting can make your home look more beautiful at night, increasing your curb appeal and home value. Keeping your home and surrounding property well lit is a deterrent for criminals and home invaders. Proper lighting also makes your outdoor spaces more enjoyable at night. With the right lighting, your deck, …

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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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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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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 Landscape Lighting Tip From An Outdoor Lighting Professional

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Landscape lighting needn’t be loud and overexcited. The number one landscape lighting tip you need to know is simple: less says more. One of the things you’ll learn very early on during my introduction to lighting design was that we can create functional lighting without having to sacrifice beauty. One of the most fulfilling aspects of being the top-rated outdoor …

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Creating Magic This Summer With Outdoor Landscape Lighting

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You’ve seen some fabulous lighting applications in Atlanta home design magazines and now you’d like to create that same magic around the exterior of your own home. With a little technical knowledge — not to mention, some guidance from our team at NightVision Outdoor Lighting — and some experimentation, you can create an inviting outdoor environment that will increase safety …

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Why You Should Avoid Cheap Landscape Lighting Systems

Cheap Landscape Lighting Systems

In the new era of a better looking home, it is not just about the landscape, the freshly trimmed yard, or the architecture of your house. The way your home looks when the sun goes down adds the extra edge over your neighbors. Having a great looking landscape and a maintained looking home sure does make your property pop, but …

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