How To Properly Install Your Low Voltage Lighting

Where to mount the transformer

The transformer needs to be mounted next to a properly grounded indoor or outdoor outlet.  It must be mounted at least 18″ above the ground if you are placing it outside.  You can mount it on a wall, fence, post,  or another suitable surface.… Read the rest

Why you should upgrade your builder-grade lighting

Vibrant lighting is often one of the most overlooked upgrades to the exterior of a home or business. With elements like safety, security, and ambiance in mind, you’d think more residential and commercial properties would possess more than a simple porch light or the odd light-up path fixture?Read the rest

How to create a welcoming deck or patio for your summer entertaining

After the last year and a half of restrictions around seeing others, the world is ready to entertain again, and if you have the outdoor space to do so, there’s no better time than summer. As high-end lighting specialists, we understand the need to show off your space, which is why we’ve included some layout and lighting tips to help improve your outdoor areas for any upcoming entertaining. Read the rest

Which transformer is needed to power your landscape lights?

Your home is your sanctuary and if this pandemic has taught you anything, it’s that investing in little comforts makes it far easier to do your part and spend more time in these safe spaces. Needless to say, to protect your sanity, it’s important to focus on your health and well-being as well, and what better way is there to do so other than spending more time making better use of your outdoor spaces including all garden, patio, and balcony areas?Read the rest

How do you make the most of your small balcony space?

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Not everyone is cut out to own and maintain a large, lush landscape, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t utilize the space that you have to create a relaxing and entertaining environment. Those who live in the heart of the city usually reside in comfy apartment buildings where each bit of square footage holds value.Read the rest

A Few Garden Landscaping Tips and Ideas for Springtime

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The chilly temperatures of winter are slowly becoming a distant memory, which means that with warmer weather it’s time that you got out into your garden to start your spring landscaping. While the months of frost have probably kept you cozy indoors, a change of season means that you’ll be spending more time outside in your backyard.Read the rest

Environmentally Friendly Lighting for Your Health and Well-Being

While you probably already know that exceptional lighting is one of the most important elements to consider within and around your home, you most likely didn’t know that choosing eco-friendly lighting options is visceral for your health and well-being. When you surround yourself with efficient lighting you have the ability to dictate the comfort, mood and happiness reverberating throughout your home.Read the rest

Is Your Outdoor Lighting Too Bright?

If you or a neighbor have noticed a glare coming from your outdoor lights, the problem may be that your lights are shining outward, rather than down, directly on what they are supposed to be illuminating.

It’s important to remember that good neighbor etiquette doesn’t start and end with keeping music to a low volume, indeed, the brightness of your outdoor lights will also impact the relationship you have with your neighbors.Read the rest

Infographics: The True Cost of Lighting

As you may have read in our previous post, ‘The Benefits of Choosing LED lighting’, choosing energy-efficient bulbs such as LEDs will get you more light per dollar guaranteed. But how does the cost of running an LED bulb compare to using a compact fluorescent lightbulb (CFL) or incandescent light-bulb?Read the rest

Are you Taking Advantage of Low Voltage Landscape Lighting?

Every homeowner takes pride in their home and its appearance on the inside and out.  And curb appeal does not have to be limited to just the daytime hours. In fact, more and more people are becoming aware that as the sun sets, their home can actually radiate curb appeal and look even better than in the light.… Read the rest