Category: Landscape Lighting

How to Layer Your Outdoor Lighting

There are three basic types of lighting: ambient, task, and accent; each adding their own element to the bigger picture. All three are necessary for a cohesive landscape lighting design. Here are just a few tips to help you layer your lighting properly on your property! Set a foundation with ambient lighting There’s nothing like… Read more »

How to Create a Cohesive Landscape Design

While creating an interior design that speaks to the personality of a home is of utmost importance, there is an argument to be made that the exterior is just as important. It’s the first impression you’re giving to any house guest! We don’t know about you, but we think that’s a pretty big deal. So… Read more »

Cool White vs. Warm White in Your Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting sets the stage for your captivating landscaping and scenery. The color temperature of your lighting changes the effect it has on your landscaping by tinting the lighting and thereby the mood it creates. Here is how to choose between cool white and warm white in your outdoor lighting! Understanding Kelvin color temperature Kelvin… Read more »

Using Landscape Lighting Techniques

If you’re going to install landscape lighting outside of your home, you should do more than just put up a few lights and shine them in the general direction of your home. You should take advantage of the tried and true landscape lighting techniques that have proven to accent certain landscaping designs. They can improve… Read more »

How Outdoor Lighting Can Match the Style of a Home

It’s common that people focus too much on perfecting the inside of their home that they completely forget it can be seen from the outside as well. If you worked hard on finding your interior style, then it deserves to be showcased accordingly on the exterior! Fortunately, there are countless ways to make sure your… Read more »

Why We Love Kichler Landscape Lighting

When you come to Illuminations USA, Inc. for your landscape lighting needs, you will find that just about all of the landscape lighting options we offer come from Kichler Lighting. You might wonder why that is, and we want to let you know why we love using Kichler products so much. Let’s take a look… Read more »

Different Types of Outdoor Lighting

There’s no doubt about it, well-designed outdoor lighting makes a home look inviting and stylish, and helps keep you safe at night. Whether you’re interested in selling your home or just want to spruce up the front of your property, it pays to know about the different types of outdoor lighting. Path lights are among… Read more »

History of Landscape Lighting

There is nothing better than the perfect landscape lighting to wow visitors. But how did the use of and desire for this kind of lighting evolve to be so important and nuanced today? There is much to illuminate when looking at the history of landscape lighting. The beginnings Landscape lighting has been used since long… Read more »

Tips for Hiring an Outdoor Lighting Company

Adding outdoor lighting to any home or business is a great idea. With outdoor lighting, you will be able to illuminate your property, make your outdoor space more useable, and increase your overall security. But before you decide to have outdoor lighting installed, you should think long and hard about which outdoor lighting company you… Read more »

Landscape Lighting Helps With Wild Animal Problems

You put in time, effort, and money to make your garden and home landscaping beautiful . . . only to have it ruined by wild animals! So how do you prevent pesky critters from destroying your hard work? Landscape lighting may be just what you need. How does it help? Landscape lighting is a great… Read more »