DIY: Installing Low-Voltage Landscape Lighting

Low-voltage landscape lighting is a simple improvement that can make an enormous impact on the beauty and appearance of your home after dusk, as well as its safety and security. Installed along walkways, steps, and driveways, or directed up at trees, garden objects and walls, the typical low-voltage lighting system requires just three components: a… Read more

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Using Under Cabinet and Task Lighting For Function and Elegance

When visiting the homes of friends and relatives, you’ll be surprised to discover how many of them are missing an all-important essential – task lighting. Kitchen counters, laundry rooms, and work benches are often hidden in the shadows when these are the very areas in our home in need of the best lighting. Under cabinet… Read more

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5 Perfect Path Lights For The Home

Investing in outdoor lighting is one of the most immediate and dramatic improvements you can make to your garden or landscape. Contemporary outdoor lighting systems are a smart investment as they enhance the safety and beauty of your home or business, while also adding to the resale value of your property. Below, take a look… Read more

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Go Green with LED Lighting

LED lighting has made a colossal impact since it was first introduced to the market in 1962.  What used to be simply white or blue dim light output is now available in most spectrums of the color temperature as well as high output light. LED fixtures can now compete with most of the standard types… Read more

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Pond and Water Garden Lighting for Beginners

If you are looking for a place to escape from life’s every day hustle and bustle, lighting your backyard pond or water garden can transform the setting into your own personal storybook retreat or exotic getaway. Consider the Possibilities A primary consideration to begin with involves your existing outdoor landscape and any current lighting installations… Read more

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FYI Feature: Low-Voltage Landscape Lighting Transformers

An increasing number of home-owners prefer low voltage lighting for their outdoor landscapes due to its safety and ease of installation. In addition, low voltage lighting is a popular choice for exterior lighting due to its ability to reduce hefty electricity consumption costs. Low Voltage Transformers – What Are They? Low voltage transformers convert standard… Read more

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Using Spot Lights As Accents

By now you’re aware that lighting sets the tone for any space it inhabits. Dimension can be added depending on the direction  and color temperature of spot light accent lighting. Spotlights, including uplights and downlights, are designed to guide the eye towards an area or particular item. This includes furniture, art, signage and much more.… Read more

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All About: Deck Lighting

Your deck can be your own personal respite from the rigors of the day. The key is to add lighting that casts a pleasant glow over sitting areas while highlighting features like steps and walks for safety and aesthetics. In this article, learn about the different types of deck lighting, and watch a video on… Read more

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Expertise At Work – Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting

Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting began in the 1980′s based on the vision and work ethic of an electrical contractor, founder, Daniel F. Cuñado. Mr. Cuñado had extensive experience working with and installing various outdoor lighting products and hit upon the realization that he could build a more durable, reliable and attractive line of fixtures himself. Initially,… Read more

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Get Creative with Art Nouveau Inspired Lighting

The decorative forms of the Art Nouveau movement aren’t as ubiquitous as they once were. It’s hard to believe that just over a century ago, the graphic paintings and posters of Alphonse Mucha as well as the glass designs of René Jules Lalique were indicative of an international reaction to the academic art of the… Read more

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