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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

4 Path Lighting Design Ideas [Guide to Low Voltage Path Light Categories]

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There are numerous ways outdoor path lighting design can be approached and categorized. The key to understanding which path light categories will work well for you is learning how to recognize what will work best for the way you intend to use your pathway at night. There are positive and negative aspects to each pathway light design concept. Our hope is that this brief guide will help you understand how artistic pathway lighting isn't about fixtures, it's about design. 

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Topics: Down Lighting, Low Voltage LED Lighting, moon lighting, Artful Design, Up Lighting, lighting design, path light, lighting designer, outdoor space lighting, Moonlighting, Lighting Enhancements, LED Up Lighting, low voltage, low voltage path light

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

The Notorious Question Asked by Lighting Designers: Why Light?

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The first thing we ask all our clients when we meet is why light: why are we here, what do we want to achieve with your landscape lighting design. When you meet with a professional lighting designer, this will be the most important question they ask.

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Residential Security Lighting, Path Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, Landscape Lighting, Outdoor lighting, outdoor lighting installed, Outdoor LED maintenance, Landscape Lighting Expert, LED Lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Artful Design, Hiring a professional, lighting design, beauty, path light, outdoor living, outdoor space, lighting designer, lighting backyard, outdoor lighting design, LED Lights, entertaining outdoors, outdoor space lighting, outdoor kitchen, Tasks, Satisfaction, Residential, safety

Downlighting & Uplighting: When Do You Need Each In Your Landscape?

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Downlighting vs. uplighting: this is common lingo in the landscape lighting world.

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Down Lighting, Garden Lighting, accenting plants, customer service, Landscape Lighting Expert, Japanese Maple Tree, architectural lighting, tree lighting, pond lighting, moon lighting, low voltage lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Beautiful Homes, Artful Design, Up Lighting, summer nights, Utah Lighting, install, work together, lighting design, beauty, outdoor space, lighting designer, outdoor lighting design, lighting for ponds, lighting trends, summer, outdoor space lighting, patio, Moonlighting

New vs. Existing: When to Install Hardscape Lighting

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Now or Later?

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Residential Security Lighting, outdoor lighting installed, Steps, Stairways, architectural lighting, cost for landscape lighting, moon lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Beautiful Homes, Artful Design, summer lights, summer nights, Utah Lighting, Hiring a professional, cement, cement lighting, hardscapes, lighting design, craftsmanship, beauty, cafe lights, outdoor living, outdoor space, deck lights, lighting backyard, outdoor lighting design, landscape lighting trends

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

Mountain Modern Lighting in Olympus Cove

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Nothing makes out job come to life easier then when someone has already set the stage for a beautiful masterpiece to come together. This property was stunning before we ever set foot on it. Lighting was simply our contribution for helping make this exquisite home come to life. 

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Residential Security Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, customer service, Landscape Lighting Expert, Low Voltage LED Lighting, service, architectural lighting, Artful Design, install, landscape, cement lighting, hardscapes, lighting design, craftsmanship, beauty

How To Get The Best Results: Working With Your Landscape Lighting Designer

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Before you even get in contact with your lighting designer, you've already looked at beautiful images of lighting design. You've figured out what you like and don't like. You've envisioned something in your own home and are excited to see it all come to fruition. Before you begin showing your designer where you want each fixture placed, let's slow down and consider what allowing your designer to have a bit more ownership, more creative contribution in the design, can do to help enhance your home. 

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Commercial Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, Landscape Lighting, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, customer service, Landscape Lighting Expert, Lighting Fixtures, Low Voltage LED Lighting, service, Landscape Lighting Park CIty, low voltage lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Artful Design, Small Business, Utah Lighting, install, Hiring a professional, work together

Eight Landscape Lighting Questions You Should Ask: Part -1

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What else is there to say about lighting? I feel like I've written copious amounts on the topic. As a result, it becomes difficult to figure out what I should write about next. Do I write another blog about the advancements in LED technology? The sense of security outdoor lighting creates for your home? The list goes on & on. I started questioning: Why do I write these blogs? 

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Landscape Lighting Maintenance, LED Landscape Lighting, Budget Landscape Lighting Project, Landscape Lighting, Outdoor lighting, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, outdoor lighting installed, Outdoor LED maintenance, customer service, Landscape Lighting Expert, LED Lighting, Lighting Fixtures, Low Voltage LED Lighting, Lighting Technician, lighting, service, Outdoor Lighting Cost, low voltage lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Artful Design, Halogen vs. LED, Small Business, Utah Lighting, Halogen Lighting, install

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