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

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

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

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

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, Commercial Lighting, security lighting, Low Voltage LED 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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