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5 Home Security Lighting Ideas for Your Landscape Lighting

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It goes without saying that home security has never been more important. The unfortunate risk that comes with home ownership is the possibility of crime. And if the news tells us anything, crime can happen anywhere. Outdoor security lighting is a great way to illuminate your home and create a serious deterrent for trespassers at night.

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Topics: home security lights, Residential Security Lighting, security lighting, home security, motion sensors, safety, Landscape Lighting, Commercial Lighting, Path Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, Down Lighting, Outdoor lighting, architectural lighting, soffit lighting, flood lighting

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

5 Tips to a Maintenance Free Landscape Lighting System

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Whoa!!! Pump the breaks! The idea of a maintenance free outdoor / landscape lighting system is a beautiful sentiment. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as maintenance free landscape lighting. All 12V lighting systems require some level of maintenance & upkeep. 

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Topics: Lighting Engineering, Low Voltage Transformer, Voltage Maintenance, transformers, power, LED Lights, 12V, Fixtures, LED, craftsmanship, work together, Hiring a professional, repairs, low voltage lighting, Outdoor Lighting Cost, service, lighting, Lighting Technician, LED Lighting, Outdoor LED maintenance, Landscape Lighting Expert, customer service, Lighting Fixtures, Low Voltage LED Lighting, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, Landscape Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, Landscape Lighting Maintenance, Sustainability, Landscape Lighting Installation, Commercial Lighting, lighting backyard, outdoor space, outdoor living, cafe lights, outdoor string lights, landscape, lighting design, flag pole, Halogen vs. LED, Professional Outdoor Lighting

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

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

Security & Beauty: Low Voltage Commercial Lighting for Your Business

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It doesn't matter if it is a local restaurant or jewelry store, for many commercial property owners, night time security is an enormous concern. The safety of a business' employees an patrons is something that all businesses feel is important to address. The problem many face is finding a way to add effective security lighting without completely engulfing every corner of their parking lot with flood lights. The last thing any business owner wants (with the exception of car dealers and big box store parking lots) is for their property's lighting to resemble a football stadium or prison yard. 

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Design, Low Voltage LED Lighting, security lighting, Commercial Lighting

What to Look for in an HOA Landscape Lighting Contract

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We all want our neighborhoods or apartment complexes to be safe, welcoming andsecure — and installing lighting can help you achieve that.

When you and the other HOA members decide to enhance your property, it’s time to start working with a landscape lighting company.

But before you start to work with them, make sure you understand the contract and aren’t left in the dark about what is and isn’t included.

Here are things to look for in an HOA landscape lighting contract.

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Topics: Commercial Lighting

How to Create Elegant Outdoor Restaurant Lighting

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So you’re dining outdoors on a restaurant patio, and you can’t wait for your Spanish pork with apple-citrus salsa to arrive. Here it is! Wait. Is that it?

You shouldn’t have to squint to make sure.

I dine out a lot, both here at home and all across the country. And, naturally, I always notice a restaurant’s outdoor lighting.

Often, it could use a lot of work.

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Topics: Commercial Lighting

Utah Freedom Memorial - Feature Outdoor Lighting

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     This blog is being written on Memorial Day May 26, 2014 ten days after the dedication of the Utah Freedom Memorial at the Sandy City Hall.  This memorial is in honor of ALL Utah military service men and women from the past to the present and for the future.  In particular, it honors Adam Galvez, a Sandy resident, who was killed in combat in Iraq serving his country and protecting the freedoms we all experience and cherish.

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Topics: Commercial Lighting

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