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Outdoor Lighting

Lighting for Outdoor Living

Outdoor living is more than a trend: it’s become a new way of life. Private outdoor space is at a premium. The focus has shifted from outdoor entertaining to outdoor living spaces: areas that are an extension of the home’s interior and are broken into rooms that each have a different function. And just like […]

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Outdoor Lighting Tips for Safety, Security and Beauty

Exterior lighting is a part of every building’s design. It adds beautiful curb appeal and can make a design statement as it guides the way for visitors and family. But exterior lighting is much more than simply placing a couple of wall lanterns or a hanging light near an entrance. There are many outdoor lighting […]

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Outdoor Lighting Sizing Guide: How to Determine Fixture-to-House Proportions

Adding the perfect amount of outdoor lighting will give a home after-dark curb appeal and provide safety for family and visitors. Start by shopping for exterior lighting that complements the design of your house – but keep in mind that the lighting you fall in love with needs to be the right size for your […]

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Outdoor Lighting That Lasts

Lovely breezes, plentiful sunshine, and soft, warm air are among the benefits of living near the ocean or in a lakeside home. Unfortunately, these advantages can quickly turn into negatives where outdoor lighting is concerned. Selecting exterior lighting that stands up to harsh weather conditions is a must if your home is near salt air, […]

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Dreamy Décor Ideas for Your Front Porch

When relaxation is the only item on your to-do list, an inviting front porch is a must. From a door that welcomes guests to a sitting area that is a comfortable retreat, we’ve got some styling ideas to make your porch a place you won’t want to leave. And when it comes to talking porches, […]

2016,  Guest Posts,  Homebuilders,  Landscape Lighting,  Outdoor Lighting,  Progress Lighting

Spruce up your outdoor spaces for spring

Spring has sprung! With warmer temperatures and blooming flowers, it’s the perfect time to be outdoors. Whether hosting an alfresco dinner party or simply playing in the backyard with family, extend the longevity of your gatherings past daylight hours with well-designed lighting. Illuminate the season and define your outdoor spaces with these handy lighting tips: […]

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Outdoor Lighting Buying Guide

We recently collaborated with our valued partner Bellacor to bring you everything you need to know when changing up your outdoor lighting plan. It’s amazing that with the right tools and tips – you can completely refresh your home’s curb appeal. Here’s a snapshot of our guide, and be sure to visit the Bellacor blog to view […]

energy efficiency,  Outdoor Lighting,  Progress Lighting

5 tips to extend the outdoor living season

The prevalence and popularity of outdoor living comforts are on the rise, as homeowners become accustomed to the many benefits exterior spaces have to offer. With cooler and shorter days just around the corner, now is the time to start preparing the outdoor spaces of your home for relaxing and entertaining that will transcend the […]

Outdoor Lighting,  Progress Lighting

Size Matters: How to determine fixture-to-house proportion for outdoor fixtures

When selecting decorative outdoor fixtures, most people shop for lighting primarily based on visual elements such as fixture style and finish. While the design of the fixture itself is a good place to start, another area of equal importance (that is often overlooked) is the appropriate fixture size – in proportion to the size of your house. Fixtures can […]

Outdoor Lighting,  Progress Lighting

3 outdoor living trends worth illuminating

Although summer is coming to a close and the fall season is just around the corner, the outdoor living season is still alive and well. In many areas of the country, the fall weather makes outdoor living even more appealing. The key is to make sure you incorporate a lighting design that will allow you […]