For hundreds of years, people have been marking off their territory with various types of fencing. Brick walls, for instance, were used often to outline a kingdom or a country.
Today, fences are designed to mark the line of one’s property – to keep people from walking through the yard, keep stray animals out, or pets from running outside the yard.… Read the rest
At night you are driving through the neighborhood and notice a house that seems to illuminate with a soft glow, without being over powered by high-voltage lighting. You take a second look and may think to yourself, “How can I get the lighting around my house to look like that?”… Read the rest
There may have been a time in your life when you drove up to someone’s house, got out of the car, started walking up the pathway and then took a pause. The lush surroundings gave you a reason to meander a bit. … Read the rest
It’s no mystery that today’s professionals, parents and hard-working citizens look forward to peace and relaxation after a hard day’s work. With the chaos surrounding kid-filled homes, corporate politics, and financial difficulty, sometimes peace is more than a luxury–it’s a necessity.… Read the rest
The Top 5 FAQs About Landscape Lighting Design
1. What elements need to be lit in my landscape?
This question can only be answered when you determine the overall effect you want. What mood are you looking for? What function will the light serve?… Read the rest
It takes just one dark secluded window, a dark unlit backyard, or a burnt-out porch light to make your home an easy invitation for an intruder. Lighting is one of the simplest types of deterrents to take your home from a target to a secure dwelling in no time.… Read the rest
Ever heard of xeriscaping? If you are into both gardening and green living, you may need a proper introduction to the technique. Xeriscaping is traditional landscaping, but it’s practiced in a way that cuts out the need for irrigation to provide extra water for plant life in drier areas.… Read the rest
When you look at your landscape it can be a daunting thought to devise a plan of attack for your lighting design. Feelings of overwhelm are all too common especially since landscape lighting forms the entire “look” of your outdoor space.… Read the rest