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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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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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Choosing The Right Underwater Landscape Light Fixture

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Be it a pond, fountain, or other water feature, underwater fixtures can be needed  to create the right light.

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Resort Living: Professional Landscape Lighting

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When most people think resort lighting, they automatically picture night time scenes of island retreats with palm trees and sandy beaches. While these lovely pictures of paradise are inspiring, the truth is that the right resort inspired landscape lighting can make any space feel like a slice of heaven. 

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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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Low Voltage Landscape Lighting for Your Pond and Water Feature

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Planning and keeping a water feature takes a lot of work. It takes a vision to create, lots of preparation to build, and time to maintain. But in the end it's all worth it. The soothing sound of a babbling brook, the turning of water, the serene setting it creates amplifies the enjoyment we find in our landscapes. The big question I have is what happens to that water feature after sundown?

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Topics: pond lighting, Water Feature Lighting, Landscape Lighting

Accenting Plants & Water Features with Landscape Lighting

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Having the best lighting for your landscape is sure to give your home the aesthetic appeal you're looking for, especially if you're hosting a wedding or other big celebration, or if you're putting your home up for sale. Not sure what would look good or ensure the right lighting? Keep reading to get the best ideas for having outdoor lighting installed by Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah for whatever plants and water features you want to enhance or illuminate.

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Topics: Water Feature Lighting, Outdoor lighting, accenting plants

Downlights vs. Submersible Pond Lights: Which Option Will Make Your Pond Sparkle?

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If you have a backyard pond, you know the peaceful pleasure this water feature brings to your outdoor living.

Ponds are beautiful during the day, with sunlight catching the subtle sparkle of darting fish and lilies floating lazily in the breeze.

But once the sun sets, they disappear.

Until you light them. Then your peaceful pond turns spectacular.

Waterfalls sparkle. Fountains become dramatic focal points. Pond surfaces glimmer and the lights reflect off fish as they swim past.

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Water Feature and Pond Lighting

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The “Art of Light” takes a giant step forward with the inclusion of a water feature in your overall landscape design for your outside grounds.

Water feature lighting ideas may take the form of a pond, waterfall, water garden or fountain. The water feature is considered by many be the “Crown Jewel” of landscape lighting design. This feature can be the center piece of your landscape design or an integral element depending on how the lighting fixtures are utilized.  Here in Utah, when you include a water feature in your design it brings “Water to the Desert”.  Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah have years of Aquascape lighting design experience.

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Design, Water Feature Lighting

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