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The Bright Ideas Blog

Design inspiration and outdoor lighting tips and advice for homeowners

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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Project Highlight: Gorgeous Mediterranean Style Home in Holladay

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Security Lighting |

Recently we finished adding landscape lighting to this gorgeous Mediterranean style home in Holladay. This home gave us plenty of beauty to highlight and a great landscape to provide safety and functionality to the property as well. We had so much fun bringing light to this home; explore the ways we did below!

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Project Highlight: Providing Ambiance and Functionality in Utah County

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Security Lighting |

This property is the perfect place for any type of get-together. From infinity pool, to the multiple sitting areas, and fire pits, it is a homeowners dream. Our team had the pleasure of adding landscape lighting to enhance all the beautiful aspects this property had to offer.

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Illuminating your Driveway: Creating Safety and Visual Appeal

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Security Lighting |

As the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter, driveways can become a hazard to those who drive or walk on them. From black ice to the visual hindrance the dark evenings of winter bring, driveways benefit from outdoor lighting immensely. 

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4 Benefits of Having Landscape Lighting in the Winter

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Security Lighting |

Here in Utah we know that winter can be long and cold. All the snow, dark nights, and cold windy days makes us not want to leave our homes. When we think about landscape lighting, our minds often go straight to summer nights in our outdoor living spaces. Landscape lighting in the winter however, is extremely beneficial as well.

 

Here are 4 benefits landscape lighting provides in the winter months:

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Be the Envy of your Neighborhood: 4 Areas Lights Boost Curb Appeal

Topics: Outdoor Lighting | Security Lighting |

We all want our homes to look their best. Adding lights to your home and landscape is one of the best ways to enhance the beauty of your property.

 

Here are four areas to light to boost your curb appeal!

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