Residential Lighting

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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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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Hardscape Lighting Basics

Hardscape Lighting Basics

Hardscape is any inanimate part of your outdoor space. This includes retaining and sitting walls, pavers, steps, decks, and other parts of your outdoor landscape that aren’t alive. Unlike lighting living parts of your landscape such as flower beds, bushes, lawns, and trees, installing hardscape lighting often means drilling into hard materials. But despite the added challenge, hardscape lighting is …

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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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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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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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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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