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Tree Accent Lighting Ideas for Beautiful Landscape Lighting

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In the real world, no two trees are identical (even if they are the same species). In the world of landscape lighting, it follows that no two trees should be illuminated in exactly the same way. 

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Down Lighting, Landscape Lighting, Landscape Lighting Expert, Japanese Maple Tree, tree lighting, Evergreens, Up Lighting, unique lighting, Ornamental Tree, Tree Lighting Ideas, Deciduous, Beautiful Lighting

Fall, the Perfect Time to Experience Low Voltage Landscape Lighting.

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Landscape lighting is a four season sport: it can be enjoyed any time of the year. Whether you are looking out over the snow laden trees, or the budding blooms of spring, lighting just brings a certain magic to our homes and landscapes. 

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Water Feature Lighting, Residential Security Lighting, Down Lighting, Landscape Lighting, patio string lights, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, Landscape Lighting Expert, LED Lighting, Low Voltage LED Lighting, Bistro Lights, Japanese Maple Tree, tree lighting, Outdoor Lighting Cost, cost for landscape lighting, Landscape Lighting Park CIty, Professional Outdoor Lighting, fire pit lighting, Utah Lighting, Hiring a professional, landscape, lighting design, path light, cafe lights, outdoor space, cafe bistros, deck lights, water feature lights, lighting backyard, home security lights, outdoor lighting design, lighting for ponds, under water lights, landscape lighting trends, outdoor space lighting, Moonlighting, Low Voltage Transformer, Lighting Engineering, Fire Pit, home improvement, Job, Satisfaction, Utah, Draper, Residential, projects, Salt Lake City, home security

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

Pond Lighting Trends for Beautiful Effects: Do's & Don'ts

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Ponds and water features do a lot for the tranquility and beauty of your landscape and outdoor living space. It only makes sense to light them and extend that enjoyment into the evening hours.  You want the lighting for your pond to look sophisticated and tasteful, not overstated & washed out. This is why so many people turn to the beauty created by low voltage landscape lighting systems. To create a timeless look, here are some pond lighting design concepts that can help make your pond magical. 

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Topics: Water Feature Lighting, Down Lighting, Japanese Maple Tree, pond lighting, moon lighting, Up Lighting, craftsmanship, beauty, Fixtures, outdoor living, outdoor space, water feature lights, lighting backyard, lighting for ponds, pond, under water lights, lighting trends, landscape lighting trends

4 Low Voltage Deciduous Tree Lighting Techniques for Home Owners

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When it comes to lighting the radiant majesty of a large deciduous tree, there are different techniques and approaches that can be employed. Proper low voltage tree lighting requires a vision and artistic eye for what you want to see and experience at night. In this blog, we have outlined some basic guidelines to help you in your creative process. We have broken it down into four canons: Balance and Composition; Creating Depth through Layering; Choosing Specific Trees to Accent; and Understanding Fixture Choice for Different Trees.

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Topics: Landscape Lighting, Outdoor lighting, Japanese Maple Tree, tree lighting

Why Lighting your Japanese Maple Tree Is A Must

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The Japanese Maple Tree, as its name sake suggests, is a native tree to Japan and grows throughout East Asia. Its slender warped branches will either reach upwards towards the sky, or form a domed canopy. Japanese Maples have brightly colored leaves in different shades of red, green, purple, and yellow. Even though these small trees grow slowly and don't usually grow much bigger than six to ten feet, they are never the less, beautiful show stoppers. Whether a Japanese Maple Tree is planted alone in a back garden, next to a water feature, or next to the patio, it will always be a beautiful feature that you'll never grow tired of looking at. 

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Topics: Japanese Maple Tree

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