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Public Power & Utility Inc
203-333-6969
3 Parklands Drive
Darien, CT
 
Jordan P. Grant, Inc.
(203) 854-4949
Darien, CT
 
Greg Twardy Jr. Landscape Contractors
(203) 655-1015
49 Herman Avenue
Darien, CT
 
Jordan P. Grant, Inc.
(203) 854-4949
377 Highland Avenue
Norwalk, CT
 
Park Landscape Design Group, LLC
(203) 662-0000
22 Thorndal Circle
Darien, CT
 
Jordan P. Grant, Inc.
(203) 854-4949
377 Highland Avenue
Norwalk, CT
 
Park Landscape Design Group, LLC
(203) 662-0000
22 Thorndal Circle
Darien, CT
 
Classic Garden Design LLC
(203) 226-2886
1 Katydid Lane
Weston, CT
 
J.J. Sullivan, Inc
203 453-2781
229 River Street/ P.O. Box 348
Guilford, CT
 
Hocon Gas of Guilford
203-458-2790
715 Boston Post Road
Guilford, CT
 

Home Remodeling Tip: Outside Lighting

Home and Garden Lighting

home remodeling articles and tips

topic: outdoor lighting
by Mary B

Showcase Your Home and Garden with Outdoor Lighting

Mood lighting has moved outside, thanks to solar, low-voltage, and wireless technologies that allow outside lights to be safely and easily placed throughout a yard and garden to create a more natural lighting scheme--and highlight your home's best landscaping and architectural features.

Outside lighting can give a moonlight effect, be placed to dapple light along footpaths or backlight water features.  "Landscape lighting is now being used as a means to extend living space so people can enjoy the best of both the inside and outside worlds. I see the focus… on techniques that bring light closer to the house, and make the space more aesthetically pleasing in an unobtrusive manner," says Joe Rey-Barreau, American Lighting Association education consultant.

Outdoor Lighting Tips and Trends

Floodlights are out. Pick refined fixtures that blend with your landscaping. Hide fixtures among foliage and keep lights spaced to spread light rather than concentrate it. Consider tapping the expertise of a lighting designer, who can help you get the most for your money.   

Four Hot Outdoor Lighting Techniques

  • Downlighting: traditional safety lighting used to illuminate large areas and pathways
  • Uplighting: lighting positioned upward to accent landscaping or archi...

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