What Is Undercap Lighting?

Making your garden shine with undercap lighting is a great way to freshen it up for parties and informal hangouts. Doing this has other benefits as well, including safety for people and security for the home. But what is it, exactly? In a nutshell, undercap lighting is a valuable technique where the light fixture is […]

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Solutions to Common Outdoor Lighting Problems

Outdoor lighting can give you the freedom to enjoy your property whenever you’d like, the peace of mind of added security, and the reality of your dream backyard. However, it also comes with its own set of problems. Because it is in the great outdoors, outdoor lighting can be damaged by pests and exposure to […]

Stone walkway steps lit up with LED pathway lights
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DFW Commercial Outdoor Lighting Tips

No matter what kind of business you own in the DFW Metroplex, the products you sell, or the services you provide, it is universally true that half of the battle is getting new clients through your doors. Most individuals use the outward appearance of a store as a guide to help them decide which ones […]

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How to Protect Your Outdoor Lighting From the Elements

The right outdoor lighting can add warmth and function to your outdoor space. From productive task lighting to ambient mood lighting, there are plenty of options to choose from. One thing you’ll want to be careful about as you select and install lighting on your property, however, is protecting it against damage from the elements.  Not sure […]

raised path lighting to light up walkway to front door
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The Mental Benefits of Outdoor Lighting in DFW Metroplex

Mental health awareness has become an important issue across the United States. As people look for more ways to support their mental wellbeing in their everyday lives, researchers have been studying how aspects of our everyday life, such as outdoor lighting, may play a role. When it comes to outdoor lighting, there is a fine […]

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The Different Kinds of Security Lighting

If you are looking to beef up the security around your home without sacrificing the beauty and comfort of your outdoor space, the most effective option is outdoor security lighting. The right security lighting can help deter crime, keep your guests safe by helping them see potential tripping hazards on your property, and spread a […]

Properly installed security lighting illuminates entry points
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Lighting Ideas for Outdoor Entertaining

Looking to take your outdoor entertaining to the next level? If so, then it might be time to refresh and update your outdoor lighting. After all, the right outdoor lighting can help you extend your entertaining well into the evening hours without skipping a beat. Meanwhile, outdoor fixtures can provide just the right type (and […]

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How to Light a Water Feature

Adding a water feature can be a great way to enhance the visual appeal of your backyard or outdoor living space. By lighting an existing water feature, you can create a beautiful focal point within your backyard. There are many different types of lights and lighting techniques that you can use to optimize the look […]

A Stone waterfall grotto in a backyard pool illuminated by lighting
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What Causes of Premature LED Failures?

LEDs are renowned for their incredible lifespan, energy efficiency, and gorgeous soft light color. When it comes to outdoor lighting, LEDs are extremely reliable and can last for years. However, some homeowners have asked us why their LED lights have suddenly given out on them, leaving their homes in the dark. What leads to premature […]

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Outdoor Security Lighting Techniques To Deter Crime

Many homeowners install outdoor lighting systems to enhance the natural beauty of their home, but outdoor lighting systems can also be used for security. An outdoor lighting system that is centered on protecting your home from intruders can help your family feel safe. Bright lights deter crime by making it harder for thieves, vandals, and […]

Bright Lights Illuminate a white 2-story home
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Scary Halloween Lighting Ideas

Halloween is known for its spooky decorations, making it the perfect time to take advantage of spooktacular lighting options to create some nightmarish scenes. Outdoor lighting is absolutely necessary to show off your Halloween decorations; otherwise, they may not be visible at twilight or the witching hour! And don’t settle for simply illuminating your hard […]

Landscape lighting of small shrubs on a wall
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Good Lighting and Its Impact on Your Landscaping

Having a beautiful landscape increases the visual appeal and value of your home while creating a welcoming atmosphere for your guests. A stunning landscape includes trees and shrubs, fountains and gardens, and lighting and stonework. Landscape lighting ensures that the masterpiece that you created can be viewed no matter the time of day, provides security […]

Trees and landscaping lit by outdoor lighting surrounding a backyard pool
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What to Consider When Choosing Outdoor Lighting

If you are thinking about adding outdoor lighting to your home or updating your existing setup, there are some things you need to consider. Some of these considerations should include what size fixtures you need, what you want to accent, and what style looks best for your home. Here are some things to keep in […]

Side view of a well-lit senior living center
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Lighting Choices to Promote Energy Efficiency

Looking for ways to make your home more energy efficient? You may want to take a look at your home’s lighting. The average homeowner spends about 5% of their energy bill on lighting their home. While that may not sound like a lot, cutting back on lighting costs helps save the average household between $30-$40 […]

A gorgeous patio with beautiful lights to show off the greenery.
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Outdoor Lighting Techniques For Your Swimming Pool

Top 4 Swimming Pool Lighting Techniques The 4 most popular swimming pool lighting techniques, courtesy of Creative Nightscapes’s design team, are: Ambient Lighting Task Lighting Accent Lighting Light Layering Poolside lighting not only ensures that your swimmers are safe and adds character and value to your home. The right outdoor pool lighting techniques can make […]

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Selling Your Home? Outdoor Lighting Adds Curb Appeal

April through September is the peak season for moving. Summer brings in warm and beautiful weather, and it is the perfect time for families to search for their dream home. If your family is planning on moving and selling your old home, these upcoming months would be the perfect time to do it! However, you […]

Outdoor lighting illuminates a beautiful University Park home
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Lighting Features That Create a Visually Stunning Light Display

Outdoor lighting elevates and transforms a home’s outdoor landscape. The resulting shadows can make your home appear regal and magical, your own castle within an enchanted forest. While it can make your house seem like something out of a storybook, outdoor lighting can take this effect a step further by making your home look multidimensional, […]

A gorgeous patio making the most of light and darkness.
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COVID-19 Update

Dear Valued Client, We at Creative Nightscapes hope you are doing well during this unprecedented time. Amid all the uncertainty we are still operating under normal business hours. Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 5:00. While the health and safety of our employees is very important to us, we are very fortunate our business affords us the opportunity to […]

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2019 Kichler Lighting Contractor of the Year

Creative Nightscapes has done it again! For five out of the past seven years, Creative Nightscapes has been awarded the Kichler award for Lighting Contractor of the Year! This award recognizes excellence in professional landscaping lighting, installation, and service. This is the third time, the first time being in 2013, that Creative Nightscapes has received […]

The 2019 Kichler Contractor of the Year Award given to Creative Nightscapes.
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What to Look For in an Outdoor Lighting Company?

There’s nothing quite like seeing the familiar and comforting shape of your home softly illuminated by a gentle halo of light under the dark cover of night. Not only can outdoor lighting add aesthetic charm to your home, but they can also add a measure of safety and security to make sure you can always […]

Lighting improves the curb appeal of a model home
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