Low Voltage Lights vs. Line Voltage

Low voltage lighting is the most common and most preferred method for outdoor landscape projects.  Low voltage lights have many advantages over high voltage line alternatives.  High voltage lighting refers to fixtures that are powered by the 120 volt electricity that is the standard output of power companies in the United States.  In contrast, low Read More

Is your Outdoor Lighting in need of a Check Up?

Spring is upon us, I can already see the flowers blooming and the grills firing up. The days are longer and more time is spent outdoors, especially in the evenings enjoying the backyard barbecues. Now is the best time to get your landscape lighting system serviced. That beautiful tree you planted last season that didn’t Read More

Dusk to Dawn and the convenience of Photocells and Timers

Photocells and Timers are two main options for controlling the power of outdoor lighting. Both automatic outdoor lights options save energy by automatically turning lights on at dusk and back off at dawn or at a designated time if lights are on a timer. Manual control of outdoor landscape lighting is not practical and would Read More

Creative Ideas for String Lighting

Now that spring is upon us, most of us want to spend time outdoors. Wouldn’t it be neat to walk out on your deck or patio and see the stars even on a cloudy night? String lighting is a simple lighting technique that can add whimsy to your outdoor gatherings or to just enjoy solo. Read More

Best Materials and Finishes for Garden Lighting Fixtures

After deciding what type of lighting you want for your landscape, you will need to determine the best material and finish for your needs.  There are a variety of finishes and material for you to use in your garden lighting fixtures.  Only you know what will look best for your yard.  Advice from a qualified Read More