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Home Security While on Vacation is as Simple as Landscape Lighting

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Worrying about your home's security while on vacation is natural. A great security measure to keep your home safe is making it look lived in while you're away. At night, landscape lighting can make your home look like a someone is home.

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Design, Landscape Lighting, Low Voltage Lighting, Security Lighting, Light Trespass, Outdoor Lighting, Architectural Lighting

The Questions I Wish I Asked Before Planning My Landscape Lighting

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Your landscape lighting system should be tailored to your needs: Understanding the way you enjoy your outdoor space is essential to an enjoyable outdoor lighting design.

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Landscape Lighting Maintenance, Quality Fixtures, Service, Landscape Lighting Fixtures, LED Lighting, LED Technology, Fixture Materials, Preventative Maintenance, Lighting System Longevity

Low Voltage Landscape Lighting in Sandy Utah: Beautiful Secret Garden

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This beautiful pond and garden located in Sandy, Utah, is a hidden gem, that's had a lot of love poured into it. When the homeowners first purchased this home, there was just a hill with some grass. Over the last 20 years they've transformed this space into a truly magical escape. Their decision to add low voltage landscape lighting made all the difference in how they now they can now use and enjoy this space in the evening. 

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Design

How to Choose The Worst Outdoor Lights: LED Landscape Lighting

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With countless landscape lighting fixtures available on the market, choosing the right ones can be a common problem. How do you know you are getting a quality fixture for the money you are spending? How do you know it will last? How do you know, your lighting system will be installed properly to stand the test of time?

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Installation, Landscape Lighting Design, Landscape Lighting Maintenance, Hiring a Lighting Professional

Misconceptions: How to Add LED Landscape Lighting to Concrete & Hardscapes

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Have a beautiful hardscape? Adding elegant lighting can heighten the enjoyment these spaces bring us. But remember, there are a lot of misunderstandings about how and where hardscape lighting should be implemented. Sometimes the way we've seen others incorporate lighting into their hardscapes isn't going to be the best way to light our own hardscape. 

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Topics: Landscape Lighting Design