Outdoor Lighting Fixtures

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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Using Shadows to Create Dramatic Landscape Lighting Effects

Using Shadows to Create Dramatic Landscape Lighting Effects

When we think about landscape lighting, we often think about the light. After all, it’s right there in the name. But there are many ways to create dramatic effects. Some aspects of outdoor lighting are, by necessity, all about light. We spend a lot of time in this blog talking about how to use lighting for security, to make spaces …

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What Is the Best Bulb for Outdoor Landscape Lighting?

What Is the Best Bulb for Outdoor Landscape Lighting?

So you’ve planned out a great outdoor lighting design. You’re all ready to install your system and bask in its beautiful light. There’s just one thing missing. Before you can start, you need to figure out what bulbs you will be using. But what is the best bulb for outdoor landscape lighting? That’s a question that you will have to …

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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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Reduce Light Pollution from Outdoor Lighting

Reduce Light Pollution from Outdoor Lighting

Consumers are becoming more and more environmentally conscious. Of course, many municipalities have made recycling available for decades. Responsible homeowners make sure to separate out their glass, plastic, paper, and metal to keep it out of landfills. New technologies have also made it easier to reduce our carbon footprint. Energy efficient appliances and lighting options, like CFLs and LEDs, have …

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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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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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Top Outdoor Lighting Trends for 2018

Top Outdoor Lighting Trends for 2018

Summer is in full swing and so is outdoor living season. There’s nothing like spending time on an elegantly lit patio or deck on a warm summer evening. If you have a backyard or garden, some strategically placed lights can turn it into a nighttime haven for relaxing and entertaining. But when it comes to outdoor lighting, fashions come and …

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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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Outdoor Security Lighting

Outdoor Security Lighting

Outdoor lighting adds beauty and depth to your home at night.It can also be an integral part of your home security system. Outdoor security lighting keeps your home secure by discouraging trespassers and intruders. With more light, there is more chance of being recognized or caught. That’s enough to keep most criminals at bay. Why Use Security Lighting The most …

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