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Six Secrets to Managing My Landscape Lighting

Six Secrets to Managing My Landscape Lighting

All 12V lighting systems do require some level of maintenance & upkeep! But, if you are taking care of your lights with some simple adjustments and upkeep, they will continue to amaze and provide beauty. These tips should all be done at least once a year as a...

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Reality of New Government Imposed Tariffs

Reality of New Government Imposed Tariffs

The new government-imposed tariffs on almost all goods imported from China are now a stark reality and in full effect. As of Oct. 1st, goods have an additional tariff of 10% or 25%, and most ALL goods from China will be taxed at the additional 25% rate as of Jan. 1st...

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Landscape Lighting Repair and How To Troubleshoot

Landscape Lighting Repair and How To Troubleshoot

Repairing your lighting system can be a headache. At the very least! In this post, we will discuss some of the issues that can lead to a failed lighting system, and why they can be difficult to troubleshoot. Why Are My Lights Not Turning On? This is a problem that can...

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How Do I Convert from Halogen Lighting to LED?

How Do I Convert from Halogen Lighting to LED?

Light-Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs are now one of the most affordable, energy efficient and dynamic lighting options available. LEDs offer some of the best functional and decorative lighting for landscape lighting, upping the game for homeowners who want stunning...

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Nightscaping. The hottest outdoor lighting trend.

Nightscaping. The hottest outdoor lighting trend.

Soft lighting in a dark outdoor environment can be magic. It provides a warm, inviting ambiance that beckons us outdoors. It creates mood, romance, and drama. It adds interest and intrigue to any setting. A growing number of homeowners are capturing this magic in...

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What You Need to Know When Selecting LED Lamps

What You Need to Know When Selecting LED Lamps

Now ubiquitous, seen in your electronics, new types of lighting, and digital television monitors, LED lighting was invented in 1962 by a consulting engineer for the General Electric Company. LED stands for Light-Emitting Diode. The diode is the “yellow button” on the...

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3 Landscape Lighting Tips to Light Up Your Night

3 Landscape Lighting Tips to Light Up Your Night

There are only three things to remember when you're considering landscape lighting: safety, security and mood. Safety lighting keeps you from breaking your neck, security lighting discourages thieves, and mood lighting provides ambiance and spice! 3 Top Ways to Light...

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How Outdoor Security Lighting Can Be Beautiful

How Outdoor Security Lighting Can Be Beautiful

Did you know that vandalism and crime around your home increase up to 30% when there is no lighting present? There are various aspects to residential outdoor security lighting.  Of course, adequately lit paths and steps keep homeowners safer at night by preventing...

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Landscape Design With Subtle Moonlighting

Landscape Design With Subtle Moonlighting

A wonderful and natural way to light up your landscape is to mimick moonlight. The moonlighting technique refers to the chiaroscuro pattern of light through leaves. Moonlighting is achieved by placing a large fixture with a full glare guard high up inside a tree, and...

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New Trends in Modern Outdoor Lighting

New Trends in Modern Outdoor Lighting

Both practical and beautiful, outdoor landscape lighting can easily transform your backyard into a new room. For your front yard safety and security come first. Good lighting design along paths and walkways will make it easy to see and navigate at night. Here are at...

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Transform Your Lanai with Landscape Lighting

Transform Your Lanai with Landscape Lighting

Dear Harold -  Here are some night pics of the landscape lighting you magically created at our place ...  the pictures taken in the back (lanai) include the new lights just installed yesterday. The lights are beautifully made ... certainly not those cheap stamp metal...

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Go Green With LED Bulbs

Go Green With LED Bulbs

How we light up the places we live and work makes a big impact on how we feel. It also makes a big impact on the environment. Every fluorescent or incandescent bulb replaced with a light-emitting diode (LED) bulb means conserving  enormous amounts of energy and...

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