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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 […]

How to Light a Pool Area

A beautifully lit pool with bubblers inside and plants all around

There are few features of your home that can add the kind of entertainment value, convenience, and sheer fun of an outdoor pool. Whether you’re constructing a new pool or hoping to revamp the one you’ve had for years, you’ll find that lighting serves a crucial role in this process. Here are some things you’ll […]

How to Choose Outdoor Lighting

A beautiful back yard with a gazebo seen at night by outdoor lighting

When you want to add lighting to the exterior of your home, you’ll quickly realize that you have a lot of options to choose from. The choices you make will depend on your specific wants and needs, as well as the elements of your home and property. Here is how to choose outdoor lighting: Incandescent, Fluorescent, […]

Best Color Temperature for Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting lights up the face of a South Texas home

When you get outdoor lighting, you’ll find that each kind has a different Kelvin (K) number. Different kinds of outdoor lights have different color temperatures, depending on what their Kelvin count is. So how do you know what color temperature you need for your outdoor lights? Here are some tips on choosing the best color temperature for lighting […]

5 Scary Exterior Lighting Ideas for Halloween

A variety of lit Jack-o-Lanterns on the ground at night

Do you love Halloween? If so, then it’s time to start decorating! Whether you’re inviting in trick-or-treaters or you’re throwing a Halloween bash, your front yard will give people their first impression of your Halloween spirit. One of the biggest elements of your Halloween landscape decorations is the lighting. After all, Halloween activities generally start […]

The Different Types of Security Lighting

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

You want to keep your home and family as safe as possible, and one of the best ways to accomplish this is to add security lighting to your home. However, your decision-making process doesn’t end with merely choosing to add security lighting; there are a wide range of security lighting options available that may your […]

Solutions to Top Outdoor Lighting Problems

Exterior of home at night with led landscape lighting

There are some amazing things you can do with today’s outdoor lights. You can use them to illuminate walkways, accent planters, and highlight landscaping. They can also allow you to use your patio, pool, and deck after the sun goes down. But as useful as outdoor lights can be, they can encounter problems from time to time. Bug […]

Benefits of LED Lighting over Other Lights

A beautiful back yard with a gazebo seen at night by outdoor lighting

Recently, the light bulb aisle has changed from 90% incandescents and 10% LEDs and fluorescents to 90% LEDs and 10% fluorescents. People who look for their old familiar incandescents soon realize that they’re almost impossible to find. This is because of a law made effective in 2014 that dictates that incandescents can only be produced if […]

Choosing the Right Lighting Design for your Patio

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

You shouldn’t have to avoid your patio at night due to poor lighting. In fact, by choosing certain light temperatures and styles, you can turn a plain patio into an excellent event space. Whether you want a cozy summertime reading nook or an open, year-round outdoor dining room, the right patio lighting will turn your […]