5 Reasons Why Outdoor Wall Lights Would Work Great in Your Garden

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Summer is around the corner! That means spending more time outdoors. Do you host guests in the evenings? The days are getting longer, so now is the time to update your outdoor space, including the lighting. Why not add some atmospheric illumination to your backyard and garden area to make things brighter? Check out five reasons why you should invest in outdoor wall lights for your garden. 1) Use Your Space More with Outdoor Wall Lights If you have a… Read More

6 Inventive Outdoor Lighting Ideas

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Inventive outdoor lighting ideas for your home

It is possible to utilize outdoor lighting ideas to boost the look and feel of your home and lawn. You can have the best looking house in the neighborhood, but it won’t appear like a show case winner without well-thought out lighting. Well-planned Tampa outdoor lighting can provide your home with a whole new look and make your household feel secure from possible intruders when night falls. Choosing Between Solar or Electrical Before you decide on which outdoor lighting ideas will… Read More

Solutions to Common Landscape Lighting Problems

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Common landscape lighting problems

When most homeowners consider installing landscaping, they’re thinking about designing an outdoor oasis full of lush greenery and colorful flowers. They’re thinking of trees to shade seating areas and provide privacy from neighboring yards. They’re thinking of an expanse of soft grass where kids can play. What some people fail to consider until after installing their landscaping is how they will use their yard space after dark. Although most houses have outdoor lighting at the entryways, this simply might not… Read More

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Garden Landscape Lighting

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Upgrading your garden lighting can transform your backyard to the peaceful oasis and entertaining space you've always dreamed of.

Backyard gardens have always been important havens of solitude for world-weary homeowners, as well as venues for entertaining family members and friends, weather permitting. Some homeowners go to great lengths to include landscaping that makes their garden feel lush, inviting, private, and more. This helps to transport visitors to another world, away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The Great Recession made outdoor living spaces even more important as belt-tightening forced families to forego their plans of upgrading… Read More

5 Landscape Lighting Tips for Ponds and Water Features

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Carefully consider your lighting choices when illuminating ponds and water features to create the desired effect in your backyard.

If you’re lucky enough to have a home with adequate outdoor space, you probably want to make the most of it by turning it into a calming retreat. Communing with nature has a restorative effect on the soul, and your backyard can provide easy accommodation with the right water feature lighting. Once you’ve put up a fence for privacy and installed a variety of landscaping features (bushes, trees, flowers, and turf), it’s time to turn your attention to the details… Read More

5 Historic Home Lighting Design Tips

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There are plenty of ways you can add modern lighting elements to a historical home - starting with these tips on incorporating two diverse elements.

Whether you’ve recently purchased an older home or you’ve been living in one for a while, you might be keen to upgrade the lighting. However, there are additional considerations when you’re dealing with historic home lighting. You want the conveniences and benefits of modern lighting, but you also want to preserve the style and aesthetic of your architecture. Here are a few design tips to help you accomplish all of your goals where lighting is concerned. 1. Match Architectural Style The… Read More

Building a Custom Home: 5 Essential Lighting Design Tips

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Your lighting decisions can either make or break your home and outdoor decor in your custom home so consider these tips for the perfect ambiance.

Designing and building your own custom home can be fun and intriguing, but the process can be daunting, turning an exciting project into a nerve-racking ordeal. Every detail has to be figured out, which can make the experience less than pleasant. Sometimes, it helps to focus on areas of your home that aren’t as stressful, such as the lighting design. Choosing the right lighting is an equally important aspect of home design as many of your other custom home decisions…. Read More

Pathway Lighting Design Ideas for Your Home

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Pathway lights can be beautiful, but there are dozens to choose from. These are our suggestions for pathway lighting designs to brighten up your home.

Light is one of those things that we humans really can’t do without. Just ask anyone who lives in the Pacific Northwest – there’s a reason everyone in Washington has those vitamin D lights, and why they all take supplements like it’s going out of style. Good light is important to both our physical and mental health – which is why it’s equally important to make sure your humble abode is designed with the right lighting for your space and… Read More

5 Landscape Lighting Tips to Add Curb Appeal

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Light your exterior spaces properly for round-the-clock curb appeal. Here are a few landscape lighting tips you may want to try.

When most homeowners think about upgrades, they’re looking to improve the value of their home and see some return on investment. However, there are also upgrades that can increase your use value and make your home more appealing in general, even though they don’t necessarily equate to dollars in your pocket when you sell your property. Although the return on investment for adding curb appeal is iffy, there’s no denying that an attractive exterior makes a good first impression. Whether… Read More

DIY Ideas To Compliment Your Outdoor Lighting

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With these inexpensive and easy DIY ideas from Elegant Accents, you can complement any outdoor space, such as a patio, with a beautiful lighting scheme.

If you have or are in the market for, a new outdoor lighting setup, don’t let the light shine onto an unattractive yard! Use these cheap and easy DIY ideas to make your outdoor space as beautiful and functional as your lighting arrangement. Patios A new patio is a great way to show off your new outdoor lighting and entertain guests. Luckily, using versatile pavers, you can have a gorgeous new outdoor space in no time. Simply dig out the… Read More