Posts Tagged: landscape lighting

How to enhance safety and security with exterior lighting

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Daylight savings has come and gone, and as we near the shortest day of the year, the lack of sunlight increases the need for a thoughtful exterior lighting plan that keeps your family and guests safe. While the spring and summer seasons call for outdoor fixtures that enhance the atmosphere for outdoor entertaining, it’s important [...]

What does your outdoor lighting say about you?

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Probably more than you think! Outdoor lighting allows us to show off our individuality, portray our attention to detail, highlight the favorite features of our homes, gracefully entertain, and more. With a few simple lighting techniques, you can make your home and yard look beautiful all year long – while shining a light on your [...]

5 easy ways to enhance curb appeal

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Update your home’s outdoor appearance by putting your dollars toward a few simple projects that make a world of difference. Make your guests feel welcomed before they even reach the front door. Illuminate walkways Curb appeal doesn’t have to end when the sun sets. Path lights can be used to improve safety, highlight key elements [...]

Shining Light on LEDs: Outdoor Solutions

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Last week we detailed ways to use LED sources inside your home. From decorative wall mounts to recessed ambient lights, there are dozens of ways to incorporate these energy efficient fixtures into your interior design. To close out our “Shining Light on LEDs” series, we will take a look at the benefits and ways to [...]

Back to Basics: Outdoor Lighting

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Outdoor lighting enhances the beauty of your property while providing safety and security. Outdoor lighting also allows you to take advantage of your outdoor spaces after dark and adds value to your home. Here are some tips and techniques courtesy of the American Lighting Association on how to get your outdoor lighting right. – Front [...]

How Lighting Can Improve Your Landscaping

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Landscaping is as integral a part of your home as the interior, providing a lovely yard to enjoy warm days and pleasant nights. Professional landscaping can be a major undertaking, but it can also improve the value of your home a great deal, as well as offering years of enjoyment for you and your family. [...]

Landscaping Inspiration for Fall

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With leaves falling and crisp air settling in, there’s hardly a better time than fall to enjoy the outdoors. And with bright new hues coming forth in natural settings, the opportunities to enliven your landscape are endless. Better Homes and Gardens shares some landscaping tips to beautify your yard. Paired with the right lighting, these [...]

Lighting by room: Outdoors

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We’re all looking for tips and ideas that help us enjoy our outdoor spaces as much as our indoor ones. The simple solution is to use lighting to enhance safety, ambience and enjoyment of your landscape. As you choose fixtures for safety and beauty, it’s important to consider how you turn those fixtures on and [...]

Weekly Round-Up

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Friday already? In case you have been too busy trying to wrap everything up in this short week to check out our posts, here is our Weekly Round- Up. We just cannot seem to let go of summertime yet! Check out ways to give your home a “beach-y” feel year around and take a look [...]

Landscape Lighting 101 (Part 3) – and Outdoor Lighting Giveaway!

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In the third and final segment of our Landscape Lighting 101 blog series, we’ll explore important points to consider when you’re ready to purchase lighting fixtures. Selection and placement of landscape lighting is crucial to achieving the desired overall look. However, a common mistake is to focus entirely on this process – and not on [...]