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The Bright Ideas Blog

Design inspiration and outdoor lighting tips and advice for homeowners

4 Ways to Light your Outdoor Paths

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design | Path Lights |

There are a multitude of reasons to light the pathways around a property. We do it to boost curb appeal, to highlight where the entrances are located, but mostly for the ease and safety when traversing the property after dark. There is a sense of relief when knowing that both you, your family, and your guests know exactly where they are going. The worry of someone tripping and falling is lessened and there is a comfort knowing everyone can see where they are walking. 

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Is Landscape Lighting Worth the Money?

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design | Outdoor Lighting |

Starting any home project can feel risky. You never know how it will turn out, if you will like the results, but most importantly, if it will be worth the time and money spent in completing the project. This is true with a landscape lighting project as well. 

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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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Less Says More When Designing a Landscape Lighting System

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design | Tree Lighting |

Adding a lighting system to your landscape is such a simple way to elevate your home and property. An outdoor lighting system, when done right, can enhance the curb appeal and add functionality to the walkways, living spaces, and property as a whole. 

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Create an Inviting Home by Illuminating the Entrances

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design | Outdoor Lighting |

When a home has landscape lighting, it makes the home inviting and approachable for both the owner and their guests. The front entrance, and path to it, is clear and well lit allowing a home owner to not only see who is approaching the home, but guides guests easily to and from. 

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Landscape Lighting Must Haves for Fall

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design | Outdoor Lighting |

As the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter, we can’t help but get excited for those crisp, fall evenings. Although the weather is perfect for a fire, or just a relaxing evening on the deck, the fading daylight makes it hard to fully take advantage of these nights. We are able to extend our time in our outdoor living spaces by simply adding landscape lighting. 

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Project Highlight: An Oasis in Salt Lake City

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design | Outdoor Lighting |

Over looking the Salt Lake Valley, this property is the perfect place for a get-together, or a relaxing evening alone. From the fire pit, to the pergola, to the incredible pool, and stunning views, it is a true oasis. Our team had the pleasure of adding landscape lighting to enhance all the beautiful aspects this property had to offer.

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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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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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Avoid Bad Outdoor Lighting [The Secret to Achieving Timeless Style]

Topics: Landscape Lighting Design | Outdoor Living Space |

Timeless style: Its something we're all looking to achieve. But what does timeless style have to do with avoiding bad lighting?

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