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Summertime with Safety in Mind: Security LED Landscape Lighting

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It's summer. What a perfect time to host a barbecue, wedding or birthday party, and what better way to show off your home than to install landscape security lighting. It's also the time when property and home theft occurs along with drownings and accidents, typically in and around pools or other water features. Having well-lit paths and surrounding areas can ensure peace of mind.

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Water Feature Lighting, LED Landscape Lighting, security lighting, moon lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Artful Design, summer lights, summer nights, lighting design, beauty, 12V, area light, outdoor living, outdoor space, cafe bistros, summertime barbecue, deck lights, outdoor lighting design, lighting for ponds, under water lights, lighting trends, Swimming Pool Lighting, entertaining outdoors, outdoor space lighting, outdoor kitchen lighting, outdoor kitchen, Residential, company, home security, safety, project, Home Illumination, Dining, Protection, outdoor living space

4 Path Lighting Design Ideas [Guide to Low Voltage Path Light Categories]

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There are numerous ways outdoor path lighting design can be approached and categorized. The key to understanding which path light categories will work well for you is learning how to recognize what will work best for the way you intend to use your pathway at night. There are positive and negative aspects to each pathway light design concept. Our hope is that this brief guide will help you understand how artistic pathway lighting isn't about fixtures, it's about design. 

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Topics: Down Lighting, Low Voltage LED Lighting, moon lighting, Artful Design, Up Lighting, lighting design, path light, lighting designer, outdoor space lighting, Moonlighting, Lighting Enhancements, LED Up Lighting, low voltage, low voltage path light

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

New vs. Existing: When to Install Hardscape Lighting

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Now or Later?

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Residential Security Lighting, outdoor lighting installed, Steps, Stairways, architectural lighting, cost for landscape lighting, moon lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Beautiful Homes, Artful Design, summer lights, summer nights, Utah Lighting, Hiring a professional, cement, cement lighting, hardscapes, lighting design, craftsmanship, beauty, cafe lights, outdoor living, outdoor space, deck lights, lighting backyard, outdoor lighting design, landscape lighting trends

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

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