Tag: Landscape lighting

Strategically Place Your Lights This Summer

Chances are you have worked hard to make your house and yard look stunning, so why let your hard work disappear when nighttime comes? With a flick of a switch and some strategically placed landscape lights, you can minimize the darkness and put all of your beautiful work on display. Not sure where to place… Read more »

Color Temperature and Landscape Lighting

Landscape lighting has been growing in popularity recently as more homeowners seek to enjoy their outside spaces during evening hours. Properly installed architectural or landscape lighting not only provides enough light to safely enjoy an outdoor area, but can highlight landscape features in a way that is visually appealing. A common question with exterior design… Read more »

Architectural Lighting: Learn the Basics

There’s a secret to installing outdoor lighting and it starts with the architecture of your home. When installing outdoor lighting throughout your property, it’s important to take into account the architecture of your home’s style and landscape. Things such as shrubs and bushes, tall trees, roof overhangs, decks, patios, steps, walkways and many other features… Read more »

Internet of Things and Landscape Lighting

Is the landscape lighting at your home becoming outdated or less functional than it used to? Then you may be thrilled to find out about some of the exciting trends that are taking place in the lighting industry. We are talking about lighting advancements that will make our homes more controlled and secured, and it… Read more »

Five Vital Considerations when Planning New Lighting

Whether a contractor and lighting professional or a DIYer looking to add lighting to your property, you want to achieve your exact vision of landscape lighting. When starting a project, though, there are many factors that must be considered when planning, not only when thinking about how you want the final result to look, but… Read more »

Get Your Fix of Fixtures

Outdoor lighting fixtures can really give your home a unique look. However, there are so many different options to choose from – each with a specialized purpose – which can make it hard to decide which ones to use. Here is a list of a few of the most common types of outdoor lighting fixtures… Read more »

Do LED Lights Repel Bugs?

There has been a heated debate going on about whether or not LED lights have the ability to repel bugs. A common myth shared by many is that LED lights, in addition to being incredibly power efficient, can also keep insects at bay. The truth of the matter is that while some companies may claim… Read more »

Three S’s of Landscape Lighting

Your landscape shows off all the fruits of your labor. You spent all those hours mowing your lawn in the stifling heat, tended to your garden under the beaming UV rays of the sun, and picked those pesky weeds one after the other. With all that hard work and commitment, you should want to show… Read more »

Dark Driveway? Brighten it Up With Accent Lighting

It can be frustrating trying to navigate through a dark driveway at night. Having a well-lit driveway makes it easier to see where you’re going at night, whether you’re driving up to your home or want to light the way for guests who may be walking up. If you want to brighten up your driveway… Read more »

Upgrade the Garden with Lighting

How much time do you spend tending to your garden? Creating a beautiful garden takes time, dedication and a very green thumb – figuratively speaking, of course. There’s a lot more to gardens than meets the eye. From coming up with a design, to figuring out what features, greenery and flowers you want to include,… Read more »