Posts Tagged: outdoor lighting

All the rage in outdoor lighting

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It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy (and hopefully this means outdoor living, too!). Outdoor living areas are top priority in the housing market as more people seek to use these spaces as a way to unwind, disconnect and recharge. When it comes to designing your outdoor living space, lighting plays a huge role, and [...]

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 [...]

Lighting ideas for outdoor entertaining

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Spring is in full swing, and what better way to entertain guests than hosting a relaxing gathering in your backyard. Lighting plays a key role in creating a comfortable and inviting atmosphere for friends and family. There are many options when it comes to lighting your outdoor space to get the mood just right. From [...]

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 [...]

Celebrate the Holidays Under the Right Light

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Preparing a home for the holidays might bring to mind extensive decorations or a total remodel of a living or dining room. However, small changes through lighting can create a festive and comfortable environment with minimal effort. Welcome family and guests into your home Entryways are the first areas of a home to invite guests [...]

Lighting: The Great Differentiator

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When someone is buying or selling a home, there is always the question: “What really differentiates one home from the next?” Sometimes, homebuilders and homeowners really miss the importance of lighting. Any of the finished products within the home, as well as on the home’s exterior are really what makes one home stand out from [...]

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. [...]

Popular fixture spotlight: Part I

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This season, we’ve found visitors to our site are gravitating towards fixtures with contemporary/modern and traditional/casual profiles. Do these palettes suit your design preferences? Read on to learn more about these fixture styles. Contemporary/Modern Our contemporary, modern fixtures define cosmopolitan spaces with chic and sleek accents to offer the ultimate metro vibe. Whether your style [...]

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 [...]