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The Bright Ideas Blog

Design inspiration and outdoor lighting tips and advice for homeowners

Summertime with Safety in Mind: Security LED Landscape Lighting

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design | Landscape Lighting Installation |

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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Entertaining & Why Lighting Your Outdoor Living Space is a Must!

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design |

Get the party started this summer with lighting your patio, pergola, or deck. Create the best atmosphere for your guests or simply a romantic outdoor living space for two. Who says you have to go out to find the best eats and ambiance? With Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah's tips and ideas, you can create an atmosphere to enjoy right in the comforts of your own outdoor living space.

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10 Great Ways To Light A Swimming Pool This Summer!!

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design |

If you own a swimming pool, you’re halfway to having a luxury resort in your own back yard. How do you get the rest of the way? By lighting your pool area so it becomes a magical place at night.

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Up Lighting & Down Lighting: The Best of Both Worlds


Whether you are looking to add that missing element to your night time atmosphere, or simply want to create safety and security for your home, grasping an understanding of certain lighting design fundamentals will be key. When it comes to lighting design, it all starts with up lighting and down lighting. 

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Interview with Landscape Lighting Pro's Juan Lopez (Crew Foreman)

 


What is your favorite part about working for Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah?

I Like this job because it is not a regular job. I like that we are working somewhere different every day and that it is always something new. I also like working here because it requires a lot of thinking. Some might think that it's as simple as "yeah sure, just put some lights here and there". This is not how it is though. It can get really technical. Every day is a challenge, and every day I learn more. I'm always excited to do a good job. When I'm in charge of a big job, and it's like nothing we've ever done before, we have to figure out how to do it right. 

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Take a Load Off: Converting Your Outdoor Lighting System from Halogen to LED


There are a number of reasons why you might be looking to convert your outdoor lighting system from halogen lamps to LED lamps: you may want to cut down your energy bill, you might want to expand your outdoor lighting system, or you could simply want to have something that will cut down routine maintenance. Whatever the case, there is no downside to retrofitting your outdoor lighting system with LED lamps.

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Q & A With Our Very Own Trisdan Foreman (Lighting Technician)

 


Meet one of our new Install Lighting Technicians, Trisdan Foreman. 

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