How to avoid overloading your electrical grid this summer

While power outages aren’t often associated with summer, it should come as no surprise that they can happen any time of the year. Since electricity is shared within a community, your grid is tied to many other homes and businesses within your city.Read the rest

Switch to LEDs to save money

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Switching to energy-efficient lighting allows both home and business owners to get the same amount of light for less money. Since lighting accounts for around 15% of the average electricity bill, that’s some big annual savings! While it’s easy for us to turn off our lighting when the sun is out, outdoor lights are best enjoyed when the sun goes down, especially for nighttime entertaining.Read the rest

4 ways to prepare your outdoor space for spring when it’s still cold out

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Mid-March is the shoulder between winter and spring and the perfect time to prepare your garden for the season ahead. While the temperatures are still quite moderate and there’s ample rain in the forecast, the weeks ahead are a great opportunity to find inspiration online by looking at seed catalogs and vibrant light designs.Read the rest

Maintain the curb appeal of your home or business once winter hits

One of the best things about living in a place with changing seasons is that we’re prepared for whatever the weather can throw at us, even when it comes to maintaining a welcoming curb appeal for our residential and commercial properties.Read the rest

Steps to enjoying your deck this autumn

If the temperature change wasn’t your first clue that summer is over, perhaps darker evenings might be a stronger indicator. That said, it’s time to embrace all things autumn, including vibrant fall outdoor lights that bring indoor comforts to your favorite outdoor spaces.Read the rest

How to replace the most basic light fixture

Here at Best Pro Lighting, our fixtures are designed to make light installation easy for the everyday handyman. With no electrical experience whatsoever, you can quickly learn to change over your old, outdated fixtures and swap them for some new, modern LED light fixtures, no problem.Read the rest

Increase the value of your home with these exterior design tips

It’s no secret that the 2021 housing market has been red-hot in many areas across North America, and while the staging inside of the property is essential, prospective sellers should consider the exterior design of their homes as well. Even if you aren’t thinking about selling your property in the immediate future, you should start budgeting for some exterior upgrades that have the potential to add some luxuries you may also enjoy.Read the rest

Make the most of your backyard space, even when it’s cold

There’s no questioning that winter conditions are out in full force — it’s colder, darker, and wetter — making it so that everyone wants to remain inside and wait for spring weather to arrive. However, when you live in a climate with an abundance of snow, it doesn’t mean you should head into hibernation mode.Read the rest

How to use outdoor lighting to enhance your garden designs this winter

While many of us tend to hide away when winter temperatures and weather conditions hit full force, we do have the ability to create a cozy outside area. Depending on where you live, the great outdoors is likely the only area on your property where your friends and family can safely visit with you.Read the rest

What are some unique ways to light your backyard this winter?

In keeping with the theme of 2020, enjoying the time you spend at home is essential. Lucky for you, there are some additions that you can place around your landscape to help make it pop this wintertime. Aside from winterizing your lawn and garden before the snow sets in, have you considered adding some LED garden lights or other exterior lighting fixtures to your property?Read the rest