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Resort Living: Professional Landscape Lighting

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When most people think resort lighting, they automatically picture night time scenes of island retreats with palm trees and sandy beaches. While these lovely pictures of paradise are inspiring, the truth is that the right resort inspired landscape lighting can make any space feel like a slice of heaven. 

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Topics: resort, resort lighting, lighting design, outdoor space lighting, entertaining outdoors, summer, Swimming Pool Lighting, LED Lights, lighting backyard, water feature lights, outdoor lighting design, deck lights, home security lights, lighting designer, summertime barbecue, getaway, outdoor space, outdoor living, 12V, LED, path light, craftsmanship, hardscapes, cement lighting, Hiring a professional, Utah Lighting, fire pit lighting, summer nights, summer lights, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Beautiful Homes, Stairways, outdoor lighting installed, security lighting, customer service, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, Outdoor lighting, Landscape Lighting, Pool Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, Landscape Lighting Maintenance, Sustainability, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Water Feature Lighting, Residential Security Lighting, Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, resort inspired living, island retreat, staycation living

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

New vs. Existing: When to Install Hardscape Lighting

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Now or Later?

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

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

Hiring for Landscape Lighting: The Sad Truth About an Unmatched Industry

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Outdoor lighting brings elegance & tranquility to our outdoor living spaces. One of the most beautiful things about landscape lighting is how effortlessly it can be enjoyed. 

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Topics: Fixtures, LED, craftsmanship, lighting design, beauty, landscape, hardscapes, work together, repairs, Utah Lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, low voltage lighting, cost for landscape lighting, service, lighting, Lighting Technician, Lighting Fixtures, LED Lighting, Low Voltage LED Lighting, Outdoor LED maintenance, Landscape Lighting Expert, customer service, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, Landscape Lighting, Landscape Lighting Maintenance, Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Sustainability, 12V, Beautiful Homes, Outdoor Lighting Cost, curb appeal

The Simple Truth to Landcape Lighting

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Recently, a customer of ours left a nice google review we enjoyed musing over: "Great job for a fair price. They actually cared that I was satisfied." While this review was short and to the point, it really got us thinking about what's important to us as a company - Why we work so hard to ensure that all our clients are satisfied. 

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Topics: Utah Lighting, Small Business, Professional Outdoor Lighting, low voltage lighting, Landscape Lighting Park CIty, Outdoor Lighting Cost, service, lighting, Lighting Technician, LED Lighting, Low Voltage LED Lighting, outdoor lighting installed, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, Budget Landscape Lighting Project, Landscape Lighting Maintenance, Landscape Lighting Design, Landscape Lighting Installation, Residential Security Lighting, Sustainability, Commercial Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, Budget LED Landscape Lighting, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Down Lighting, Landscape Lighting, Outdoor lighting, Path Lighting, Garden Lighting, Landscape Lighting Expert, Outdoor LED maintenance, customer service, cost for landscape lighting, Beautiful Homes, repairs, install

Landscape Lighting Fails: Everything You Need to Know

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5 Ways to Ensure Your System Fails

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Topics: Artful Design, low voltage lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, cost for landscape lighting, architectural lighting, lighting, Lighting Technician, Lighting Fixtures, LED Lighting, Low Voltage LED Lighting, Landscape Lighting Expert, customer service, outdoor lighting installed, Outdoor lighting, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, Landscape Lighting, Garden Lighting, Down Lighting, Budget Landscape Lighting Project, Budget LED Landscape Lighting, Landscape Lighting Maintenance, Path Lighting, Commercial Lighting, Residential Security Lighting, Landscape Lighting Design, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Landscape Lighting Installation, Beautiful Homes, Outdoor Lighting Cost, curb appeal, install, repairs, Utah Lighting, Landscape Lighting Park CIty, Outdoor LED maintenance, security lighting, LED Landscape Lighting

Landscape Lighting Trends VS. Timeless Design That Will Last.

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Timeless outdoor lighting design versus flash in the pan trends: It's the topic being discussed by many homeowners looking to light their home's landscape, or splash a bit of light over their outdoor living space. Many want their landscape to look modern and timeless; they don't want it to look dated  a few years down the road. The question remains - how do you achieve a classic look that doesn't turn into the plastic lawn flamingo? 

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Topics: Artful Design, Bistro Lighting, Beautiful Homes, LED Landscape Lighting, Landscape Lighting, Halogen Lighting, Landscape Lighting Maintenance, Landscape Lighting Design, Landscape Lighting Expert, Lighting Fixtures, Outdoor Lighting Cost, Outdoor lighting, Path Lighting, String Bistro Lighting, tree lighting, service, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Garden Lighting

The Number One Landscape Lighting Tip You Need to Know

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Landscape lighting needn't be loud and overexcited. The number one landscape lighting tip you need to know is simple: less says more. One of the things I learned very early on during my introduction to lighting design was that we can create functional lighting without having to sacrifice beauty. One of the most fulfilling aspects of my job is having the opportunity to help educate homeowners about the subtly that effective outdoor lighting can exude. 

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Topics: Outdoor lighting, Beautiful Homes, Artful Design

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