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Extending Your Landscape Into Fall With Landscape Lighting

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Hate to say it, but summer is officially over. 

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Path Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, Landscape Lighting, Garden Lighting, Outdoor lighting, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, Bistro Lighting, outdoor lighting installed, LED Lighting, Patio String lighting, Bistro String Lighting, Landscape Lighting Park CIty, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Utah Lighting, lighting design, cafe lights, cafe bistro, outdoor string lights, Moonlighting, Utah, Draper, Residential, projects, Salt Lake City, Autumn

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

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

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

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

Landscape Lighting: Why Wait to Install Your Low Voltage Lighting?

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It's usually best to do your landscape lighting last. I know it sounds backwards, but it's true. With situations involving new landscape projects, we always recommend that you wait until the rest of the project has been completed before before you have your low voltage outdoor lightingadded. In this blog, we go over some of the reasons why it makes sense to have your lighting done after, rather than during, your new landscape installation. 

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Maintenance, Path Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, Garden Lighting, outdoor lighting installed, Outdoor LED maintenance, customer service, LED Lighting, Lighting Fixtures, tree lighting, Artful Design

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

The Easiest Way to Maintain Your Landscape Lighting is Prevention

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You're familiar with the old saying :"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!" This saying holds true in numerous situations, and low voltage landscape lighting is no exception.  Just like a car, maintenance for lighting will always be ongoing. However there are plenty of ways that over the top maintenance can be reduced through preventative measures. 

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Maintenance, Garden Lighting, Outdoor LED maintenance, Landscape Lighting Expert, Halogen vs. LED

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