Posts Tagged: outdoor living

Why lighting outdoor areas is so important to aging-in-place design

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Studies show that aging individuals desire a smaller home, but they want size when it comes to their backyards. A big reason for this is to provide privacy from neighbors. With bigger outdoor spaces, it’s important that these areas are well lit for visual appeal, but also to enhance safety and security. When designing an [...]

Summer Scenes: Creating your dream outdoor living area

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Outdoor living remodels are booming. According to a recent article in Qualified Remodeler magazine, “the current level of innovation is dramatic” as consumers desire to bring the convenience and leisure elements of their interior areas to the great outdoors. Specialty fireplaces, heaters, televisions, audio equipment and decorative lighting fixtures are hitting the outdoor scene. That [...]

4 lighting trends that enhance outdoor living

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The 2015 Houzz and Home survey reported that three in five Houzz homeowners who renovated in 2014 upgraded  their outdoor spaces or structures (62%). There’s no shortage of data that shows the increasing desire for homeowners to have beautiful exterior areas with high livability. One way to bring your outdoor spaces to life – and [...]

6 ideas for better outdoor living

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Today, outdoor spaces aren’t just used for a few months in the summer and then tucked away for the other nine months of the year. These areas have become a necessary extension of the indoors and key spaces for entertaining, eating, lounging and playing. Industry experts agree that the outdoor room is no longer a [...]

Path Lighting Basics: 5 tips to enhance outdoor safety and security

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Pathway lighting is an essential way to welcome friends and family members to your home. Not only do path lights greatly enhance safety by illuminating dark walkways that could lead to hazardous falls, they are an easy way to improve curb appeal. When selecting the perfect outdoor path lights, be sure to follow these quick [...]

Outdoor Living Lighting Giveaway ends Aug. 29

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Today is your last day to enter our outdoor lighting giveaway for the chance to win your choice of exterior fixtures. Don’t underestimate the power of outdoor lighting to beautify your home and landscape design. Outdoor lighting allows you to enhance architectural elements and provide illumination for guests to safely navigate exterior areas. All you [...]

Selecting Outdoor Lighting To Match Your Unique Style + Giveaway

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  Before guests even enter the front door, your curb appeal shapes their first impression. Outdoor lighting plays a monumental role in curb appeal, and is therefore, a crucial part of your home’s presentation. From decorative lanterns to landscape lights, outdoor lighting can make or break the look of your home’s exterior. Since your exterior [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]