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Five landscape lighting tips that set your curb appeal apart from the rest

Posted on January 24, 2018 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (0)

As homeowners, we work hard to select unique plants, trees, shrubs and flowers that make the outsides of our homes and landscaping beautiful and welcoming, but there is one aspect of landscaping that is often overlooked. When night falls, without properly chosen and placed landscape lighting, the beautifully planned and placed landscape design literally disappears. Make the most of your investment with landscape lighting that adds to the beauty of your evening curb appeal.

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Landscape Lighting Meets Efficiency and Practicality

Posted on January 22, 2018 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Landscape lighting can add an elegant touch to an outdoor space, but many homeowners are unaware that this aesthetic feature can also offer functional benefits. Choosing lighting with high-tech features can boost the practicality of lighting and offer energy efficiency.

 

Energy Sources

Homeowners have a variety of lighting sources to choose from when shopping for outdoor lighting that c...

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Event Lighting

Posted on January 18, 2018 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

When planning you're next event don't forget the lighting!   When you meet with a lighting consultant to make your event custom you will hear below terms.  Here is some insight into the event lighing world.


Basic Lighting Terminology


Non-Intelligent – Sound activated lights. These lights can only move to th...

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What's the Skinny on LED Landscape Lighting

Posted on January 16, 2018 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

LED, (Light-Emitting Diode) is a two-lead semiconductor light source, and emits light when activated. Electroluminescence is the effect, and occurs when voltage is applied to the leads, for which electrons are able to recombine with electron holes, within the device; this then releases energy in the form of photons. Sounds complicated right? I thought so, until I learned more about this great technology that not only saves energy and looks amazing, but is easy o...

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The Importance of Outdoor LED Maintenance

Posted on January 11, 2018 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (0)

You may be in one of these scenarios: You've just had beautiful LED outdoor lighting installed or you're thinking about having LED lights installed, or you're looking to maintain LED lights you already have had installed. Now, the next step should be learning about outdoor LED maintenance. Here are some things you may not know about the upkeep of LED outdoor lights, and in which Lights Over Atlanta has the knowledge and serv...

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LED vs. Halogen Landscape Lighting

Posted on January 8, 2018 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)




When choosing between a halogen vs. LED outdoor lighting system, energy efficiency has become a key issue. LED bulbs have a longer lifespan and are more energy-efficient than halogen bulbs. LED lighting systems will also require less maintenance than a system outfitted with halogen bulbs. Because of the significant savi...

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How Many Landscape Lights Do You Need?

Posted on January 2, 2018 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)



I'm sure you'd like to hear a simple answer like how many lights are needed for X size property. But trying to figure out size and numbers isn't the most important thing when trying to create a lighting design. The most important thing you need to do, before you do anything else, is decide...

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5 Problems with Landscape Lighting DIY Kits

Posted on December 29, 2017 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

DIY kits are always available at Home Depot or similar big-box retailers. How hard can it be, right? But there are several issues with landscape lighting kits that cause a lot of grief. Here are the pros and cons of landscape lighting kits to help you determine whether they’re the appropriate solution for your needs.


The Advantages of Landscape Lighting Kits

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When do you take down your Christmas lights?

Posted on December 26, 2017 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)




To be honest – it’s a personal preference. Just like extreme Christmas decorating, there is extreme Christmas take-down. There’s a lot of work that goes into decorating, so most people dread taking down their holiday lighting.

 

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How Much Electricity Do My Christmas Lights Use?

Posted on December 22, 2017 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)


Everyone wants to save money during the holidays. If you want to save money with your Christmas lights display, it is helpful to know much power you are using. Once you know how much electricity you are using, you can find ways to lower your wattage and reduce your bill. Below you will find a brief explanation of how to calculate your ...

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