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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

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

How to Find the Best Contractors for Your Home Improvement Projects

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It's time to do some home improvement & you;re looking to hire a contractor. The only trouble is figuring out who to hire. Hiring a contractor isn't like choosing between two brands of potato chips in the grocery store. Quality of materials, workmanship, dedication, to the satisfaction of their clientele, pricing, etc., is going to range all over the board. Make sure you've chosen the professional for your needs with these different variables in mind. 

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Topics: Commercial Lighting, Landscape Lighting Maintenance, Hiring a Lighting Professional

5 Tips to a Maintenance Free Landscape Lighting System

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Whoa!!! Pump the breaks! The idea of a maintenance free outdoor / landscape lighting system is a beautiful sentiment. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as maintenance free landscape lighting. All 12V lighting systems require some level of maintenance & upkeep. 

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

How to Avoid a Bad Landscape Lighting Experience

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In the world of landscape lighting, we've met our share of clients who've had bad experiences with whoever installed their original low voltage lighting system. Sadly, we we seem to be meeting more of these people all the time. We explore the things you need to know to avoid a bad landscape lighting experience

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

Resort Living: Professional Landscape Lighting

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When most people think resort lighting, they automatically picture night time scenes of island retreats with palm trees and sandy beaches. While these lovely pictures of paradise are inspiring, the truth is that the right resort inspired landscape lighting can make any space feel like a slice of heaven. 

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