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How Many Lights Do I Need?

Posted on April 19, 2018 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)


A very common question that we get is: How do you figure out how many lights are needed to properly illuminate my property? The answer can be summed up in two words: it depends. I know what you are thinking: Very funny. But come on, what's the real answer? I wish I was kidding but it really does just depend. Each property is different, and each will n...

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How do LED Lights work?

Posted on April 13, 2018 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

LED lights are known as “solid-state” lighting because solid matter produces the light; no gases or filaments required. Let’s take a look at the technology and science at work in lighting’s most efficient up-and-coming bulb.


What Is a Light Emitting Diode?


LEDs or Light Emitting ...

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How to keep Squirrels from Chewing through Rope Light and String Lights

Posted on April 7, 2018 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Why Do Squirrels Chew On Wires?


     A squirrel’s diet mainly consists of nuts, hard seeds and fruit which wears down their teeth. In order to combat this, their teeth are constantly growing. So, they chew on things to keep their teeth from getting too long. Most squirrels will chew on things like small tree branches and twigs. However, some squirrels h...

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Outdoor Lighting Project

Posted on March 30, 2018 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Now that spring is officially here you’re more than likely itching to get started on your next outdoor project. If you’re looking to upgrade your homes exterior don’t forget about the outdoor lighting. Once nighttime arrives, don’t you want to be able to stay outside and enjoy your outdoor space?


If you have a pool or patio, outdoor kitchen outdoor fireplace, then you stand to gain from the added functionality and ...

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Three Techniques for Tree Lighting

Posted on March 23, 2018 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Tree lighting is a key component to any outdoor lighting design. Statement tree lighting can add depth and interest to the overall design. We use three main tree lighting techniques that we apply frequently: spotlighting, moonlighting and shadowing.

Spotlighting is the most frequently used tree lighting technique. Take a look at the trees in the above pictur...

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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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