Two-story home with pond in front at night lit up by security lighting

Myths About LED Lighting

The world of lighting keeps getting more innovative. With LED lighting, energy efficiency and environmental protection are factors many homeowners and business owners consider when choosing their lighting. However, many people are often hesitant to give up their old bulbs in favor of LEDs. Some myths surrounding LED lights include that they are expensive or […]

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Sunday Night Lights for Enjoying Football

The pride you have for your favorite football team is apparent. You are decked out in your favorite jersey. War paint adorns your cheeks. You have mastered the game face and your special recipe for the ultimate grilled chicken wings, burgers, and hotdogs. Now you just need the ultimate place to cheer your favorite team […]

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What Are the Best LED Colors For Outside?

Outdoor lighting adds security and beauty to your home. From spotlights on a fountain to path lights accentuating gorgeous details in stonework and plants to warm outdoor kitchen lights, the type of light color you use can make all the difference. Choose LED light color hues that complement the landscape and avoid clashing with your […]

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Benefits of Low Voltage Lighting

When it comes to residential landscape lighting, low voltage lighting is the most common option for homeowners. It is easy to install, it has a low cost, and it is safe to use. If you are looking to install landscape lighting into your yard or garden but are unsure whether or not low voltage landscape […]

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How to Choose Landscape Lighting

Designing the perfect landscape lighting plan can be overwhelming. There are a variety of lights to choose from, and you want it to look good while also providing added protection for you and your family. When it comes to choosing the right kind of landscape lighting, your main focus should be security and what part of […]

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Where Should I Place my Security Lights?

The United States Department of Justice reports that over 2 million home robbery/burglary crimes occurred in 2017. For homes with outdoor security lighting, the chance of being burglarized was significantly lower than for homes without them. In order for security lights to be the most effective, they need to be placed in the optimal places […]

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Creative Nightscapes Earns 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Creative Nightscapes Outdoor Lighting is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2018. “Service pros that receive our Angie’s List Super Service Award represent the best in our […]

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How to Light a Water Feature

If you have a water feature, you want to draw as much attention to it as possible – especially at night. With the correct use of submersible lights, spotlights, uplights, downlights, and colored lights, you can make your water features beautiful and eye-catching at all times of the day. Here are some tips on how […]

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Scare Off Halloween Pranksters with Outdoor Lighting

Halloween is approaching, and for some that means dressing up their little ones and collecting candy from neighbors. For others, it means cleaning up after the local teenagers prank your home. But what if you could scare those unruly troublemakers away? There are many ways to do so, and one of the best is to utilize outdoor lighting. Here’s how: […]

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The Different Kinds of Security Lighting

When it comes to beefing up security around your home, one of the most inexpensive and effective options is to install exterior security lighting. The right security lighting can help to deter crime on your property by illuminating your home and the surrounding areas with bright light. In some cases, security lighting can be even more […]

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Solutions to Common Outdoor Lighting Problems

In some cases, outdoor lighting problems can be dangerous for you and your family. In other cases, the problems merely destroy the investment you made to beautify your property. Because of this, it’s important to know how to identify issues with your outdoor lighting and prevent these problems from happening in the first place. Read […]

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Tips for Stunning Garden Lighting

Lighting up your garden and surrounding outdoor area is a great way to draw attention to the most striking plants and features of your garden at any time of the day. Here are some great ideas for lighting up your garden: Feature Favorite Plants Use soft spotlights to light up favorite shrubs, trees, and other plants […]

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2017 Kichler Lighting Contractor of the Year

Continuing a tradition of excellence, North Richland Hills-based Creative Nightscapes has once again been named Kichler Lighting’s Contractor of the Year. This award recognizes excellence in professional landscape lighting design, installation, and service.  This is the second time Creative Nightscapes has achieved Kichler’s top honors – their first being in 2014.  Excellence in Outdoor Lighting Installation and […]

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6 Best Plant Types for North Texas Landscapes

North Texas is one of the better places in the country to grow a diverse garden. The combination of mid- to upper-temperatures — without being too tropical — allows gardeners to grow a wide range of plants. The region does have some downsides, though — namely, the excessive summer heat and sudden winter ice storms. […]

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Updated Lighting Landscapes for Poolside Entertainment

Winter will soon be a distant memory, so it’s time to get the pool and patio cleaned up for fun in the sun. Even if your in-ground pool is functional, a lack of outdoor lighting can limit your use of it after the sun sets. Keep the fun going longer with a functional lighting plan […]

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Lighting Your Home’s Stonework: The Final Decor Touch

It’s hard work to design and develop the perfect look to the outside of your home. You’re understandably proud of what you’ve done, and want people to be able to see it, both day and night. That perfect stonework design to your home and landscaping deserve the ideal lighting plans. You’ll add beautiful accents to […]

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How Lighting Can Improve Your Home Security

Beautiful outdoor lighting can do a lot more than merely highlight the features you love about your home and landscaping – a thoughtfully designed outdoor lighting plan can also be a simple and surprisingly effective way to increase the security of your home. But how do you determine what kind of security lighting will be most beneficial? […]