Transformers are used when installing low voltage lighting. Its function is to step down your line voltage, which is approx. 120 volts, and reduce it to 12 volts to operate your landscape lights. Transformers are typically the most expensive part of your landscape lighting project and often the least thought about. Properly sizing your transformer […]
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If you want to highlight your home with outdoor lighting but you don’t have it in your budget to hire a professional – don’t worry. We can help you. This post along with many others on this site will help you figure out what to do, what to use, and how to maintain it.
Help is here for the do- it- your-selfers and researchers wanting to find out more about landscape lighting design. If you know what you want to light but don’t know what to use below is a short and sweet list of which fixtures to use for the most commonly illuminated areas of a home.
What are Up Lights? Well they are just that- landscape lights that point up. OK, that’s a little broad. Up lights is a term used to describe outdoor lighting fixtures that shine light upward away from the fixture itself. The source of the light, in this case the light fixture is never meant to be […]
If you’re thinking about installing low voltage fixtures it helps to know what types of outdoor lighting fixtures are available and how to use them. This post will help you identify which fixtures you need to get the results you want. There are two types of landscape lighting fixtures to chose from, up lights and […]
Below are tips to help you in designing your landscape lighting. This post will discuss cohesion, layering, focal points, quality of light and how it relates to landscape lighting. These are areas where most homeowners fail to spend time researching or implementing. Landscape lighting isnbt just about buying a one size fits all boxed set […]
In most new kitchens you have different types of lighting fixtures that preform different jobs. For instance you probable have lights under your cabinets that light your counter tops. Because it allows you to perform a function it’s called task lighting. This article is about outdoor task lighting. This article will help you understand task […]
4. Should I start with the lights on or off? Therebs nothing worst then hitting the switch on the tree just to see that the hardest lights to get to donbt work. Plug in light strings before putting them on the tree. Plugging in lights allows you to find missing or burned out bulbs before […]
Your home is probably one of the biggest investments that you will ever make in one lifetime – which is the reason why it pays to exert every effort in making sure that your home looks and ‘feels’ like the best that it can be.
Outdoor Lighting Dallas:B B Choosing Outdoor Lighting fixtures Landscape Lighting by Dallas Curb Appeal There are many types and brands of outdoor lighting fixtures to choose from. Here is some information to help you in choosing which types of fixtures you want to invest in for your Dallas Landscape Lighting. Length of time you will […]