The Bright Ideas Blog

Design inspiration and outdoor lighting tips and advice for homeowners

Home Security: How Landscape Lighting Can Add a Layer of Defense

Topics: Rings of Security | Security Lighting |

When landscape lighting is installed correctly, all the lit elements should come together as a whole to create a ring of security around your property. The lighting allows you to have more visual control over your property from inside the house. When it extends to the very back parts of your property, it eliminates those dark pockets where an intruder can hide or lurk. It also acts as a deterrent because lighting poses as a threat to an intruder. 

This blog highlights the many ways landscape lighting can add an extra layer of security to your home at night. 

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Employee Highlight: Ty Rosser, Lighting Designer, Celebrating 10 Years with Landscape Lighting Pro!

Topics: Ladscape Designer | Landscape Lighting Design |

Meet Ty Rosser!

Ty is one of the lighting designers here at Landscape Lighting Pro and is celebrating his 10th year with the company. During that time he has played many roles including, working in the warehouse, lighting installation, service technician, blog writing, and now sales and design! If you call to schedule a consultation for landscape lighting, you will most likely get the chance to meet and work with Ty throughout your lighting project.

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Lighting Must Haves for Your Pool Area Before Opening Day

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Pool Lighting |

Opening day for your pool is an exciting one. It means summer and warm weather has finally arrived. Gathering with friends and family to enjoy the warm days and nights around the pool is something we all can look forward to.

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6 Areas Undercap Lights Can Enhance Your Outdoor Living Space!

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Tread Lights |

Outdoor living spaces do so much for a home. They expand the interior of the home by creating a new place for you and guests to sit and visit. Adding landscape lighting to these areas extend the use of them because it allows you to utilize them after this sun goes down. 

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Landscape Lighting Pro has Won Best Lighting Designer in Utah!

Topics: Hiring a Lighting Professional | Outdoor Lighting |

Landscape Lighting Pro has won Best Lighting Designer in Utah! For nearly 20 years, we have striven to bring the best outdoor lighting experience possible to people's homes and businesses across the Wasatch Front & beyond. 

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How to Avoid Hiring the Wrong Landscape Lighting Contractor

Topics: Hiring a Lighting Professional | Outdoor Lighting |

Hiring a contractor for any project can be overwhelming. It is hard to know who to trust and who will make your project successful. What do you look for when researching a contractor? How do you know who to avoid? We wanted to provide you with a few red flags to look for when specifically hiring a landscape lighting contractor.

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How to Strategically Plan your Landscape Lighting System

Topics: Outdoor Lighting |

 When creating a plan for a landscape lighting system, there are many ways to ensure you are getting exactly what is needed and wanted. It is important to go in with a clear plan of goals and execution. The best way to make sure you create the light you are looking for is to make a priority list for you and the system.

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4 Lighting Ideas for the Most Inviting Home on the Block

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Security Lighting |

A warm and inviting home is something most homeowners strive to create. From the overall look of the home, to the landscaping, we work hard to make sure the curb appeal is one that impresses not only ourselves, but the neighbors and guests as well. At night however, curb appeal can be lost due to the face all these amazing elements aren't able to be seen. Outdoor lighting is a simple and effective way to keep that warm and inviting feeling to your home even at night! 

Here are 4 greats ways to create the most inviting home on the block through landscape lighting! 

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How to Choose the Right Landscape Lighting Fixtures

Topics: Landscape Lighting Fixtures | Outdoor Lighting |

Adding landscape lighting to a property is a simple way to enhance all aspects. Lighting brings the home and its outdoor living spaces to an entirely new level. The hard part about landscape lighting is knowing which fixtures to put where! Each fixture creates a different output of light and can make it a challenge to know which fixture should be used to light all the different aspects of the home.

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How to Ensure Your Lighting System will Achieve Your Desired Results

Topics: Landscape Lighting | Outdoor Lighting |

When done right, landscape lighting is an incredible investment. It does more than simply illuminate properties at night. Proper lighting creates warmth, ambience, and that sense of security. Poorly designed, installed, and maintained landscape lighting systems, however, can lead to unexpected issues and an overall unsuccessful investment. How can you be sure you are getting everything you need and want from your landscape lighting system?

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