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Landscape Lighting Adds Drama to Water Features

Outdoor Living

There are many benefits to adding a water feature to your property. Whether a flowing stream, cascading waterfall, or reflective pond, these elements bring beauty and value to your home or business. But don’t neglect to give it the finishing touch. Landscape lighting adds drama to water features and brings the night to life by enhancing your lifestyle with light

Landscape Liaghting Design Looks Like a Work of Art

Breathing Life into a Dying Art – Landscape Lighting

Lighting Design Techniques

The Artistry of Landscape Lighting The process of using concealed luminaires in the landscape to reveal the living works of art all around us at night, has been around since 1933 when the pioneer inventor of landscape lighting,

Home with Finished Landscape Lighting Design at Night

What’s in a Landscape Lighting Design

Lighting Design Techniques

With the advent of the LED (Light Emitting Diode) into the landscape lighting market, we in the lighting design field have seen a tsunami of dirt cheap, low quality lighting equipment flood our retail stores and on-line shopping outlets over the past several years.

Outdoor Lighting Bollard by Pool

Turn Lighting into Art – Lighthouse Light Bollards

Dramatic Shadow Patterns

Lighthouse is one of Nightscaping’s® top landscape lighting installers in the country for their Cor-Ten steel outdoor lighting bollards.

Lighted Redbud Tree by a Patio

Some of Our Favorite Trees to Light

Dramatic Shadow Patterns

In an illuminated landscape at night, trees are by far the most popular of subjects within the garden space and reign as the supreme sentinels of the landscape.

Landscape Lighting Contractor Testing Controller

Which Controller is Right for You

Lighting Maintenance

When you meet with a certified, Lighthouse Outdoor Lighting® designer, you can rest assured that they are going to ask all the right questions and listen to make sure they understand your needs, desires and expectations.

Outdoor Living Space for Parties

Lighting for your Backyard Party or Event

Lighting Design Techniques

Whether you plan on hosting an intimate patio dinner party, or an elaborate backyard wedding, the right lighting is critical to a successful affair. Professionally designed and installed landscape lighting is a fantastic strategy to ensure the right atmosphere for any event, so it can last well into the evening hours.

Downlighting on Pathway and Steps

Path Lighting Alternatives

Lighting Design Techniques

If you’ve spent much time driving around suburban neighborhoods or walking the dog on countless sidewalks, then you have no doubt noticed a wide array of path lighting options in just about every shape and size imaginable.

Landscape Lighting Designer Working on Design

Lighthouse Lighting Design Center

Lighting Design Techniques

Lighthouse is the premier outdoor lighting company in the country offering our customers full access to the Lighthouse Design Center.

Latest Trends in Landscape Lighting for Every Season

Lighting Design Techniques

The popular indoor-outdoor lifestyle does not stop at nightfall. Whether it is your attractive backyard, stunning home, or a professional building, lighting can be an important tool in transforming your space to create a memorable atmosphere.

Landscape Lighting Design | Dramatic Shadows

Dramatic Shadow Patterns

With the use of dramatic shadows, landscape lighting projects move from simple architectural and green scape highlighting to full blown works of art.

Low Voltage LED Landscape Lighting New Jersey

Master Designers

Do you ever look at your yard and think it needs a little something to help it stand out in the neighborhood? Wish your properties beautiful details

Meet Heath Myrick, Knoxville, TN

Master Designers

Heath Myrick, a master lighting designer, is the owner-operator of the Lighthouse® Outdoor Lighting franchise located in Knoxville, TN. Heath’s attention

Meet Russ Bergeman, Denver, CO

Master Designers

Russ Bergeman, a master lighting designer, is the owner-operator of the Lighthouse® Outdoor Lighting franchise located in Denver, CO. Russ’ passion and

Meet Scott and Kim Mekelburg, Santa Clarita, CA

Master Designers

Scott and Kim Mekelburg, master lighting designers, are the owner-operators of the Lighthouse® Outdoor Lighting franchise located in Santa Clarita, CA. Kim’s

Meet Ted VanLoo, Jefferson City, MO

Master Designers

Ted VanLoo, a master lighting designer, is the owner-operator of the Lighthouse® Outdoor Lighting franchise located in Jefferson City, MO. Ted’s

Meet Jeff Reardon, Nashville, TN

Master Designers

Jeff Reardon, a master lighting designer, is the owner-operator of the Lighthouse® Outdoor Lighting franchise located in Nashville, TN. Jeff’s passion for

Meet Jason Sponzilli, Morristown

Master Designers

Jason Sponzilli, a master lighting designer, is the owner-operator of the Lighthouse® Outdoor Lighting franchise located in Morristown, NJ. As a member of

How to Hire an Outdoor Lighting Design/Installer

Lighting Design Techniques

Choosing the most
qualified outdoor lighting designer/installer is one of the single most important decision you will make

Architectural Lighting

Lighting Design Techniques

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

Incorporating Down Lighting into Architecture

Lighting Design Techniques

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

Understanding the Color of Light

Lighting Design Techniques

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

The Hidden Dangers of “Box Store” Lighting

Lighting Maintenance

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

How to Keep Your Lighting System Looking Great for Years

Lighting Maintenance

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

Installing outdoor Lights

Can’t My Landscaper Just Install My Lights?

Lighting Maintenance

This topic should probably be prefaced with “SHOULD” my landscaper or grass cutter install my landscape lighting? Most homeowners assume that

5 Reasons Why Winter is a Great Time to Install Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor Living

With the onset of winter now upon us, the cooler temperatures are beginning to push more of us indoors, bundled up by the fireplace. When it’s cold

5 Ways a Lighthouse Outdoor Lighting® System is More Effective than “Do-it-Yourself” Lights

Why Lighthouse?

5 ways -A Lighthouse Outdoor Lighting® system is more effective than “Do-it-Yourself” lights To some, installing landscape lighting in your yard might seem