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The Bright Ideas Blog

Design inspiration and outdoor lighting tips and advice for homeowners

Professional Landscape Lighting on a Budget

Topics: Down Lights | Low Voltage Landscape Lighting | Outdoor Lighting

Are you considering adding Landscape Lighting to your home, but you're not sure where to start or what to expect budget-wise? While it can be intimidating, let's go over a few simple things to take into consideration when budgeting for a Outdoor Landscape Lighting system. 

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Home Security: How Landscape Lighting Can Add a Layer of Defense

Topics: Rings of Security | Security Lighting |

When landscape lighting is installed correctly, all the lit elements should come together as a whole to create a ring of security around your property. The lighting allows you to have more visual control over your property from inside the house. When it extends to the very back parts of your property, it eliminates those dark pockets where an intruder can hide or lurk. It also acts as a deterrent because lighting poses as a threat to an intruder. 

This blog highlights the many ways landscape lighting can add an extra layer of security to your home at night. 

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4 Lighting Ideas for the Most Inviting Home on the Block

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Security Lighting |

A warm and inviting home is something most homeowners strive to create. From the overall look of the home, to the landscaping, we work hard to make sure the curb appeal is one that impresses not only ourselves, but the neighbors and guests as well. At night however, curb appeal can be lost due to the face all these amazing elements aren't able to be seen. Outdoor lighting is a simple and effective way to keep that warm and inviting feeling to your home even at night! 

Here are 4 greats ways to create the most inviting home on the block through landscape lighting! 

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Project Highlight: Bringing Security and Curb Appeal to a Salt Lake Home

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Security Lighting |

Landscape lighting is the perfect way to enhance the curb appeal to any home. On this particular project it was especially true due to the fact that we were able to highlight all the beauty the home had to offer. From the architecture to the landscaping to the outdoor living space, we were able to accentuate all the beauty this property had to offer. 

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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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Flood Lighting for your Home without the Spotlight Feeling

Topics: Floodlighting | Security Lighting |

When it comes to floodlighting, there is a fine line between creating functional security lighting without it feeling like a spotlight. Many when they hear the word “floodlight,” their minds go straight to the motion lights that flash on when..well..there is motion. These motion lights “flood” the space below with a bright light to ward off trespassers. 

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