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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

Landscape Lighting Design Trends Dos & Don’ts In 2019

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Working in the landscape lighting industry, we’ve seen how different outdoor lighting design trends have come and gone over the years. While some design fundamentals hold strong and true for years, even decades, other design elements are...

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Design, Residential Security Lighting, Down Lighting, Landscape Lighting, Outdoor lighting, security lighting, LED Lighting, Lighting Fixtures, Low Voltage LED Lighting, Stairways, stair lighting, lighting, flood lighting, tree lighting, low voltage lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, Up Lighting, lighting design, beauty, 12V, area light, path light, LED Lights, lighting trends, Utah, Commercial, Residential, Salt Lake City, home security, motion sensors, safety, Lighting Enhancements, considerations, Approaches, Illumination, Consider, Home Illumination, Motion Lights

5 Ideas to Make Your Landscape Lighting Project a Success

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Getting ready to plan your landscape lighting project can be a lot of fun! There is a lot to consider and no one way is the only way to bring warming illumination to your home. With that in mind, there are some approaches to lighting that can be overlooked.

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Residential Security Lighting, Down Lighting, Pool Lighting, Outdoor lighting, Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah, outdoor lighting installed, Outdoor LED maintenance, LED Lighting, Lighting Fixtures, Low Voltage LED Lighting, Bistro Lights, Bistro String Lighting, String Bistro Lighting, lighting, architectural lighting, tree lighting, low voltage lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, fire pit lighting, Utah Lighting, Hiring a professional, landscape, beauty, LED, Fixtures, cafe lights, cafe bistro, outdoor living, cafe bistros, lighting designer, lighting backyard, home security lights, outdoor lighting design, LED Lights, outdoor space lighting, pergola, patio, Moonlighting, Undercap Lighting, Fire Pit, Satisfaction, Utah, Residential, working together, Salt Lake City, home security, Lighting Enhancements, project, considerations, Approaches, Illumination, Consider

Top 5 Down Lighting Ideas for Your Landscape Lighting

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Before we talk about different ways down lighting can be implied in an outdoor setting, it’s important to define what down lighting looks like.

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Topics: Pergola, Deck and Patio Lighting, Residential Security Lighting, Path Lighting, Down Lighting, Outdoor lighting, security lighting, tree lighting, pond lighting, low voltage lighting, Professional Outdoor Lighting, area light, path light, outdoor space, home security lights, outdoor lighting design, lighting for ponds, outdoor space lighting, patio, Moonlighting, Residential, Statuary, Lighting Enhancements

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

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

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

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

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