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Low Voltage Landscape Lighting in Sandy Utah: Beautiful Secret Garden

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This beautiful pond and garden located in Sandy, Utah, is a hidden gem, that's had a lot of love poured into it. When the homeowners first purchased this home, there was just a hill with some grass. Over the last 20 years they've transformed this space into a truly magical escape. Their decision to add low voltage landscape lighting made all the difference in how they now they can now use and enjoy this space in the evening. 

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Topics: Water Feature Lighting, Garden Lighting, pond lighting, moon lighting, Beautiful Homes, Artful Design, landscape, area light, outdoor space, lighting backyard, outdoor lighting design, lighting for ponds, pond, under water lights, entertaining outdoors, outdoor space lighting, patio, Utah, Lighting Enhancements, Approaches, Illumination, outdoor living space, path lights, pendant light, unique lighting, Beautiful Lighting, Techniques, Function

Our Top 3 Outdoor Security Lighting Ideas to Keep Your Home Safe

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In today's world, heightening your home's security is critical. At night, outdoor security lighting is one of the most effective deterrents for keeping  trespassers at bay. We list our top 3 forms of security lighting for keeping your home safe, secure, and beautiful. 

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Topics: Residential Security Lighting, Path Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, security lighting, outdoor lighting installed, LED Lighting, Low Voltage LED Lighting, architectural lighting, flood lighting, beauty, area light, LED, path light, Fixtures, home security lights, home security, motion sensors, Consider, Home Illumination, Deterring Crime, Motion Lights, Crime, Home Safety, 12 Volt, Protection, Flood Lights, path lights, Light Trespass, Techniques, Function, Outdoor Security Lights, Motion Sensor Lights

Summertime with Safety in Mind: Security LED Landscape Lighting

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It's summer. What a perfect time to host a barbecue, wedding or birthday party, and what better way to show off your home than to install landscape security lighting. It's also the time when property and home theft occurs along with drownings and accidents, typically in and around pools or other water features. Having well-lit paths and surrounding areas can ensure peace of mind.

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Water Feature Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, security lighting, moon lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Artful Design, summer lights, summer nights, lighting design, beauty, 12V, area light, outdoor living, outdoor space, cafe bistros, summertime barbecue, deck lights, outdoor lighting design, lighting for ponds, under water lights, lighting trends, Swimming Pool Lighting, entertaining outdoors, outdoor space lighting, outdoor kitchen lighting, outdoor kitchen, Residential, company, home security, safety, project, Home Illumination, Dining, Protection, outdoor living space

Landscape Lighting Design Trends Dos & Don’ts In 2019

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Working in the landscape lighting industry, we’ve seen how different outdoor lighting design trends have come and gone over the years. While some design fundamentals hold strong and true for years, even decades, other design elements are...

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Design, Residential Security Lighting, Down Lighting, Landscape Lighting, Outdoor lighting, security lighting, LED Lighting, Lighting Fixtures, Low Voltage LED Lighting, Stairways, stair lighting, lighting, flood lighting, tree lighting, low voltage lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Up Lighting, lighting design, beauty, 12V, area light, path light, LED Lights, lighting trends, Utah, Commercial, Residential, Salt Lake City, home security, motion sensors, safety, Lighting Enhancements, considerations, Approaches, Illumination, Consider, Home Illumination, Motion Lights

Answering 3 Questions about Landscape Lighting Design

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1. What Should Be My First Considerations for my Lighting Design?

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Path Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, Down Lighting, Landscape Lighting, Pool Lighting, Outdoor lighting, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, outdoor lighting installed, Landscape Lighting Expert, LED Lighting, Lighting Fixtures, Low Voltage LED Lighting, Lighting Technician, lighting, low voltage lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Artful Design, Hiring a professional, landscape, lighting design, craftsmanship, beauty, area light, LED, path light, Fixtures, outdoor living, outdoor space, lighting backyard, outdoor lighting design, entertaining outdoors, outdoor space lighting, pergola, outdoor kitchen lighting, outdoor kitchen, Satisfaction, Workmanship, considerations, Approaches, Illumination, Consider, Home Illumination

Security Lighting in Salt Lake City

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It’s no secret that crime is a scary and very real problem in Salt Lake City. Crime can happen to anyone, anywhere. It’s truly alarming how often crime happens. I’m not just spouting some sort of fear mongering: I know from personal experience. The neighbor just north of me had three packages stolen off his front porch last week while he was at work, the neighbor just south of me had her garage broken into at night while she was out of town, and another neighbor had their car (parked under a noticeable security camera) broken into while they were sleeping. We all know someone in our neighborhood who has fallen victim.

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Topics: Residential Security Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, Landscape Lighting, Outdoor lighting, security lighting, LED Lighting, Low Voltage LED Lighting, lighting, flood lighting, Utah Lighting, beauty, area light, outdoor space, lighting designer, lighting backyard, home security lights, outdoor lighting design, outdoor space lighting, Low Voltage Transformer, Utah, Draper, Commercial, Residential, Salt Lake City, home security, motion sensors, safety, considerations, Illumination, Home Illumination, Deterring Crime, Motion Lights, Crime, Home Safety, Target

Top 5 Down Lighting Ideas for Your Landscape Lighting

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Before we talk about different ways down lighting can be implied in an outdoor setting, it’s important to define what down lighting looks like.

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Topics: Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Residential Security Lighting, Path Lighting, Down Lighting, Outdoor lighting, security lighting, tree lighting, pond lighting, low voltage lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, area light, path light, outdoor space, home security lights, outdoor lighting design, lighting for ponds, outdoor space lighting, patio, Moonlighting, Residential, Statuary, Lighting Enhancements

Three Tips to Creating a Budget for Your Landscape Lighting Project.

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You’ve looked at beautiful images of landscape lighting and are ready to move forward: You want to have a lighting system of your own installed.

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Water Feature Lighting, Residential Security Lighting, Commercial Lighting, Path Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, Budget LED Landscape Lighting, Budget Landscape Lighting Project, Down Lighting, Landscape Lighting, Pool Lighting, Garden Lighting, patio string lights, Outdoor lighting, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, outdoor lighting installed, customer service, Landscape Lighting Expert, Lighting Fixtures, Low Voltage LED Lighting, Bistro Lights, Bistro String Lighting, String Bistro Lighting, service, tree lighting, Outdoor Lighting Cost, cost for landscape lighting, Landscape Lighting Park CIty, low voltage lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Up Lighting, Utah Lighting, install, Hiring a professional, work together, landscape, lighting design, beauty, area light, LED, path light, cafe lights, cafe bistro, outdoor living, outdoor space, cafe bistros, deck lights, water feature lights, lighting designer, lighting backyard, home security lights, outdoor lighting design, LED Lights, entertaining outdoors, outdoor space lighting, pergola, patio

5 Outdoor Bench Lighting Ideas

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Under cap lights (often referred to as bench lights) have become a popular lighting solution beyond conventional bench lighting because they can do three things: accent a wall, illuminate a path, and define the borders of an outdoor space. 

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Topics: Pool Lighting, Landscape Lighting Expert, LED Lighting, Low Voltage LED Lighting, Steps, Stairways, stair lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, fire pit lighting, install, cement lighting, hardscapes, lighting design, pavers, area light, path light, outdoor space, water feature lights, lighting designer, outdoor lighting design, LED Lights, entertaining outdoors, outdoor space lighting, patio, outdoor kitchen lighting, outdoor kitchen, bench lighting, Under Bench Lights, Undercap Lighting, Fire Pit

Holiday String Lights for Weddings & Parties:  A Bad Idea?

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We've all seen them: the beautiful sparkling lights wrapped around the trees at weddings and restaurants. They bring  charming sense of magic to a warm summer night, no matter what the occasion. 

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Topics: Down Lighting, Garden Lighting, patio string lights, Outdoor lighting, Bistro Lighting, Landscape Lighting Expert, LED Lighting, Bistro Lights, Bistro String Lighting, String Bistro Lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Beautiful Homes, Artful Design, Up Lighting, summer nights, Small Business, Hiring a professional, lighting design, beauty, area light, LED, cafe lights, cafe bistro, outdoor string lights, wedding lights, LED Mini Lights, Wedding String Lights

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