Residential Lighting

Outdoor Lighting for Hosting Backyard Parties

Outdoor Lighting for Hosting Backyard Parties

If you are thinking of hosting a party or gathering this summer, you’ve probably thought about doing it outdoors. And why not? The gorgeous summer evenings we enjoy here in Georgia are the perfect reason to get outside and enjoy the night. With the sun mercifully set and the heat of the day finally cooling down, nighttime is the right …

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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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Outdoor Lighting Tips to Spruce Up Your Garden This Spring

Outdoor Lighting Tips To Spruce Up Your Garden This Spring

Spring has sprung and outdoor gardening season is in full swing. Atlantans are spending more time outdoors sprucing up their gardens for the upcoming outdoor living season. You may be spending lots of time on your lawn, flower bed, or vegetable garden. But have you thought about what your garden looks like at night? As the nights get warmer, it’s …

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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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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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Understanding Voltage Drop in Low-Voltage Landscape Lighting Systems

Understanding Voltage Drop in Low-Voltage Landscape Lighting Systems

Low-voltage systems are standard for landscape lighting, but many homeowners don’t understand the underlying electrical issues. If you are planning a low-voltage landscape lighting system, you will need to consider certain properties of the electrical wiring or your system will fail. A key to planning a successful landscape lighting system is understanding voltage drop in low-voltage landscape lighting systems. Why …

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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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