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

 


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

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Cafe Bistro Lights: Patio String Lighting

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design |


When we go out to enjoy an evening with friends and family, it's not surprising how often we see bistro lighting. We see bistro lighting, also known as patio string lighting in many different settings: restaurants have bistros placed over their patio dining areas, shopping centers have bistros draped above their walkways, reception and event venues have bistro lights arranged all over. They swag hither and fro where ever we go. But why? What is the allure of bistro lights?

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The 3 Biggest Landscape Lighting Installation Mistakes


Landscape Lighting isn't a walk in the park. There are a lot of mistakes that can be made. Here are three of the biggest mistakes we see people make.

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