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How to Choose the Right Outdoor Lighting Contractor

A beautifully lit pool with bubblers inside and plants all around

Outdoor lighting can completely change your landscape and give you a place to enjoy the great outdoors, especially during the calm of night. It can bring out the vibrant colors of your garden, provide safety lighting for a pool or pathway, and show off the magnificence of your home. If you are thinking about installing […]

Do Motion Detectors Catch Ghosts?

Cute ghosts surrounding a motion detector with the words, can motion detectors catch ghosts?

As you are snuggling under the covers for a good night’s sleep, you notice that your motion sensor lights suddenly came on. You sit up for a moment, contemplating whether your neighbor’s dog got out of the yard again or if there might be a stranger stalking around your home. You wait a few moments, […]

How to Protect Outdoor Lighting From the Elements

Patio LED lighting lights up the patio in a Boerne backyard

Severe weather can strike at any moment without any warning. Harsh winds, pouring rain, lightning strikes, and hail can all damage your home and yard. However, not many people think about how this weather can affect your outdoor lighting. Repairing and replacing dented fixtures and broken light bulbs can take a bite out of a […]

Best Small Trees For North Texas

A patio with a grill and lighting for the path and to highlight hanging plants and brick of house

Texas is known for its ideal environment for many beautiful small trees and shrubs. These hardy little plants create a vibrant splash of color that can be a great addition to any garden or home landscape. If you are thinking about adding a small tree for your home, consider these best small trees for North […]

Why Does My Motion Detector Stay on all the Time?

A porch with a soffit security light and a wrought iron fence in front of it

Installing a motion detector on your property is a great way to keep your home safe. Approximately 60 percent of convicted burglars say they would steer clear of a well-lit home with a security system. But what if your motion detector malfunctions? If your motion light stays on all the time, you can call a professional […]

How to Start a Flower Garden

Well-lit flower bed and palm trees in front of a beautiful Spanish style home

If living your best life involves lounging in a relaxing, fragrant backyard, you may want to consider creating a flower garden this year. In addition to being beautiful, flower gardens help relieve anxiety, positively influence your emotions, and increase your productivity. By making a plan, choosing the right plants, following the proper steps, and adding […]

How to Light Your Garden

A swimming pool is professionally lit up at night

If you are looking for a way to revitalize the look of your garden, it may be time to consider adding outdoor lighting. Of course, trying to figure out the best way to light your garden can be a bit tricky since there are tons of options and styles you can choose from. If you’re having […]

Fourth of July Lighting Ideas

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Independence Day is a fantastic time to celebrate the freedoms we get to enjoy every day with our friends and family. Barbeques, pool parties, a family and friends field day, or any activity you have planned can feel more patriotic with a little mood lighting. These Fourth of July Lighting ideas are easy, safe, and […]

Where should I Place Outdoor Security Lights?

A security light over the front porch of a house

According to a major study conducted in New York’s public housing areas, outdoor security lighting cuts nighttime crime by 39 percent. The study of 80 high-crime housing developments found that security lighting dramatically decreased the instance of both misdemeanor and felony crimes. In general, all security lighting deters crime; criminals are less likely to strike if they think […]

How to Wire Outdoor Lights

Landscape features are lit up at night by LED lighting

The right outdoor lighting can add a lot of ambiance and curb appeal to your property. At the same time, outdoor lighting can serve a functional purpose. If your property is lacking the outdoor lighting you desire, you can always install new light boxes, wiring, and lighting to suit your needs. Before you get started, however, there […]