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The Bright Ideas Blog

Design inspiration and outdoor lighting tips and advice for homeowners

3 Outdoor Lighting System Upgrades: Make it Customizable & Hassle-Free

Topics: Low Voltage Landscape Lighting | Outdoor Lighting |

Are you still manually resetting your low-voltage outdoor lighting timer to work with the change in season? Are you wishing there was a way to dim your lights, or control the whole system on your smart phone? Well you’ve come to the right place! 

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Lighting Statues & Structures: Accentuating the Elegance and Beauty

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design | Landscape Statue Lighting |

Every landscape and property we light is different. Some have loads of trees and landscape, some have pergolas, some have outdoor kitchens, and some have these incredible structures and statues. 

When it comes to lighting a statue or structure in a landscape, it is important to make the light subtle and elegant, yet effective. Our goal is to highlight the monuments in a dramatic way without the light being too harsh, distracting from the beauty of the piece. 

Here are 3 ways we light statues and structures:

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Introducing Our New Path Lights: Modernizing Landscape Lighting

Topics: Landscape Lighting | Path Lights |

Landscape Lighting Pro has brand new path lights! For quite some time now, we have been working on designing and developing a path light specific for Landscape Lighting Pro and our clients. They are finally here and ready to be introduced to you!

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4 Benefits of Having Landscape Lighting in the Winter

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Security Lighting |

Here in Utah we know that winter can be long and cold. All the snow, dark nights, and cold windy days makes us not want to leave our homes. When we think about landscape lighting, our minds often go straight to summer nights in our outdoor living spaces. Landscape lighting in the winter however, is extremely beneficial as well.


Here are 4 benefits landscape lighting provides in the winter months:

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Fire Pit Lighting: Taking your Entertainment Space to a New Level

Topics: Fire Pit Lighting | Outdoor Lighting |

Is there anything better than spending a fall evening out by the fire? The answer is no (in our opinion at least)! Fire pits transform your outdoor space and create a go-to hangout spot. Adding outdoor lighting can take this area to a whole new level! 

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Maintaining your Lighting System: The Importance of Annual Services

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design | Outdoor Lighting |

You have invested money into your beautiful lighting system. The changes the system has made to both your home and landscape makes you wonder how you ever lived before the lights.

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LED vs Halogen Lamps: Why we Only Work with LED

Topics: LED vs. Halogen | Outdoor Lighting |

For years there has been a debate over LED and halogen lamps. While halogen lamps have been around and used longer, LEDs have reinvented the light bulb, and in turn has changed the outdoor lighting world.

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Lighting Must Haves for your Pool: Going Beyond the Pool Interior

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Pool Lighting |

When we think about lighting our pools, our minds tend to go straight to lights inside of the pool or spa and not the surrounding pool deck or sitting areas.

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Be the Envy of your Neighborhood: 4 Areas Lights Boost Curb Appeal

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Security Lighting |

We all want our homes to look their best. Adding lights to your home and landscape is one of the best ways to enhance the beauty of your property.


Here are four areas to light to boost your curb appeal!

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3 Reasons to add Bistro Lights: Spicing up Your Entertainment Space

Topics: Bistro Lights | Outdoor Living Space |

We all love sitting on a patio with string lights perfectly hung above us while we enjoy a meal. It gives us a festive and relaxing French bistro feel.

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