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The Bright Ideas Blog

Design inspiration and outdoor lighting tips and advice for homeowners

Security Lighting: Benefits of Landscape Lighting When out of Town

Topics: LED Lighting | Security Lighting |

Landscape lighting can serve as your first line of defense when it comes to home security, especially when you are out of town. A well lit home serves a threat to any trespasser because it creates the opportunity to be seen. 

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Tree Lighting Techniques: Ideas for Making Your Trees Look Spectacular

Topics: Down Lights | Hiring a Lighting Professional | Landscape Lighting Design

Tree lighting can add beauty and elegance to your outdoor space. However, beautiful tree lighting can be challenging to get right. Tree lighting can be involved and require a little finesse. In this post, we discuss some basic concepts to help make your outdoor tree lighting look spectacular.

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Take a Load Off: Converting Your Outdoor Lighting System from Halogen to LED

Topics: Landscape Lighting | LED Lighting |

There are a number of reasons why you might be looking to convert your outdoor lighting system from halogen lamps to LED lamps.

you may want to cut down your energy bill, you might want to expand your outdoor lighting system, or you could simply want to have something that will cut down routine maintenance.

Whatever the case, there is no downside to retrofitting your outdoor lighting system with LED lamps!

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What You Need to Know About LED Landscape Lighting

Topics: LED Lighting | LED Technology |

The landscape lighting industry has changed drastically since the introduction of LED technology. Traditional halogen systems are becoming a thing of the past as people have their current halogen systems upgraded to LED, or more commonly, have a newly designed LED landscape lighting system installed.  The benefits LED systems provide over halogen make them not only more commonly used, but more durable, affordable, and desirable. For anyone looking for a system that will last for years to come, LED is the right choice.

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