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

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

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

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

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

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 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, Halogen vs. LED, Landscape Lighting Expert, Outdoor LED maintenance

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