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    Can’t My Landscaper Just Install My Lights?

    This topic should probably be prefaced with “SHOULD” my landscaper or grass cutter install my landscape lighting? Most homeowners assume that just because the word “landscape” appears to refer to both lighting and your contractor, that this is a match made in heaven. Unfortunately, this is rarely ever the case as you will see. One […]

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    How to Keep Your Lighting System Looking Great for Years

    Nothing is as exciting as seeing your new lighting system on the first night its switched on and discovering just how truly dramatic the changes are to your home and property after dark. To maintain these beautiful effects consistently night after night, a small degree of system maintenance must be performed periodically. Life outside in […]

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    The Hidden Dangers of “Box Store” Lighting

    We have all walked into one of our local “big box” do-it-yourself home centers to find that quick part or tool we needed to get that Honey-Do list job done that has been staring at us for weeks. Inevitably we have all walked down the landscape lighting aisle a time or two and perhaps you […]

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    Understanding the Color of Light

    It is very interesting sometimes when talking to our potential clients, just how fixated they become with the shape, size and finish of light fixtures. While this is an important factor for interior lighting with fixtures that are visible and compliment the décor of the house, it generally does carry the same importance when considering […]

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    Incorporating Down Lighting into Architecture

    Most of the architectural lighting done today is performed through the use of in-ground or directional up lighting or wall grazing. While this is probably the most effective type of architectural illumination for highlighting gables and rooflines, it is not our only option. Very often, there are circumstances we are presented with that will dictate […]

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    Architectural Lighting

    In today’s world of lighting design, how do we define architectural lighting as it pertains to low-voltage lighting? In its purest sense, it is lighting with the specific intent of calling attention to a home’s unique architectural styling and details such as ornate columns, natural stone façades, decorative arches and interesting window and Gable details. […]

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    How to Hire an Outdoor Lighting Design/Installer

    Choosing the most qualified outdoor lighting designer/installer is one of the single most important decision you will make for improving the aesthetics, safety, and security of your home and property after dark.   It is critical that you as the buyer do your due diligence to see if their style and reputation is compatible with your expectations. Anyone can buy light fixtures, but crafting a truly unique and balanced lighting design takes knowledge and experience. There are many […]

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    Meet Jason Sponzilli, Morristown, NJ

    Jason Sponzilli, a master lighting designer, is the owner-operator of the Lighthouse® Outdoor Lighting franchise located in Morristown, NJ. As a member of the Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals (AOLP), Jason’s passion is made obvious with every project he delivers. No matter your budget Lighthouse Outdoor Lighting of Morristown has a solution for you. Learn […]

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    Meet Jeff Reardon, Nashville, TN

    Jeff Reardon, a master lighting designer, is the owner-operator of the Lighthouse® Outdoor Lighting franchise located in Nashville, TN. Jeff’s passion for the perfect design is made obvious with every project he delivers. No matter your budget Lighthouse Outdoor Lighting of West Chester has a solution for you. Learn more about landscape lighting in Nashville, […]

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    Meet Ted VanLoo, Jefferson City, MO

    Ted VanLoo, a master lighting designer, is the owner-operator of the Lighthouse® Outdoor Lighting franchise located in Jefferson City, MO.  Ted’s passion is made obvious with every project he delivers. No matter your budget Lighthouse Outdoor Lighting of Jefferson City has a solution for you. Learn more about landscape lighting in Jefferson City, MO

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Can’t My Landscaper Just Install My Lights?

This topic should probably be prefaced with “SHOULD” my landscaper or grass cutter install my landscape lighting? Most homeowners assume that just because the word “landscape” appears to refer to both lighting and your contractor, that this is a match made in heaven. Unfortunately, this is rarely ever the case as you will see. One […]

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Understanding the Color of Light

It is very interesting sometimes when talking to our potential clients, just how fixated they become with the shape, size and finish of light fixtures. While this is an important factor for interior lighting with fixtures that are visible and compliment the décor of the house, it generally does carry the same importance when considering […]

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Incorporating Down Lighting into Architecture

Most of the architectural lighting done today is performed through the use of in-ground or directional up lighting or wall grazing. While this is probably the most effective type of architectural illumination for highlighting gables and rooflines, it is not our only option. Very often, there are circumstances we are presented with that will dictate […]

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Architectural Lighting

In today’s world of lighting design, how do we define architectural lighting as it pertains to low-voltage lighting? In its purest sense, it is lighting with the specific intent of calling attention to a home’s unique architectural styling and details such as ornate columns, natural stone façades, decorative arches and interesting window and Gable details. […]

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How to Hire an Outdoor Lighting Design/Installer

Choosing the most qualified outdoor lighting designer/installer is one of the single most important decision you will make for improving the aesthetics, safety, and security of your home and property after dark.   It is critical that you as the buyer do your due diligence to see if their style and reputation is compatible with your expectations. Anyone can buy light fixtures, but crafting a truly unique and balanced lighting design takes knowledge and experience. There are many […]

Jason S Blog Our Master Designers

Meet Jason Sponzilli, Morristown, NJ

Jason Sponzilli, a master lighting designer, is the owner-operator of the Lighthouse® Outdoor Lighting franchise located in Morristown, NJ. As a member of the Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals (AOLP), Jason’s passion is made obvious with every project he delivers. No matter your budget Lighthouse Outdoor Lighting of Morristown has a solution for you. Learn […]

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Meet Jeff Reardon, Nashville, TN

Jeff Reardon, a master lighting designer, is the owner-operator of the Lighthouse® Outdoor Lighting franchise located in Nashville, TN. Jeff’s passion for the perfect design is made obvious with every project he delivers. No matter your budget Lighthouse Outdoor Lighting of West Chester has a solution for you. Learn more about landscape lighting in Nashville, […]

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Meet Ted VanLoo, Jefferson City, MO

Ted VanLoo, a master lighting designer, is the owner-operator of the Lighthouse® Outdoor Lighting franchise located in Jefferson City, MO.  Ted’s passion is made obvious with every project he delivers. No matter your budget Lighthouse Outdoor Lighting of Jefferson City has a solution for you. Learn more about landscape lighting in Jefferson City, MO