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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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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Outdoor Gas Lamps vs Electric Lamps

When you want to add a cozy feel and rustic appeal to your yard, there’s nothing quite like adding outdoor lamps. There are many options available when it comes to the style and material of outdoor lamps, but often the most important decision is whether to go with gas or electric lamps. Both can add great […]

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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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Outdoor Renovations that Increase Curb Appeal

When it’s time to sell a house, you want to get the most money from the sale. To do this, it’s a good idea to add value to the house by doing some renovations. Don’t forget to renovate the outside as well as the inside since the front of the house is the first thing […]

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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? […]

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Lighting Choices To Promote Energy Efficiency

Whether your goal is to save the planet, reduce your expenses, or achieve a combination of both, saving energy is one of the best ways to meet it. Most homeowners use more energy than necessary for a wide variety of daily activities and thus have many chances to cut their consumption without changing their lifestyles […]

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The Basics of Outdoor Lighting Controllers

Outdoor lighting is the final step to a beautiful home. It’s also vital to a successful business front. No matter who you are, you need reliable and effective ways to get the most out of your outdoor lighting, and these days the linchpin of it all is the control system. They’ve come a long way in recent […]

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Enjoy the Outdoors Any Time: Lighting Trends for Today’s Modern Homeowner  

People are spending more time outdoors than ever before. They are installing beautiful patios, elaborate outdoor kitchens, and water features to help make their outdoor space an area they can enjoy all year long with family and friends. With so many upscale architectural options now available to make your outdoor space come alive, it is […]

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The Latest in Green Outdoor Lighting Technology

Outdoor lighting has so many appeals. It can drive business traffic, protect residents and complete the masterpiece that is a beautiful home. While you want to enjoy all of these perks, you also care about your impact on the environment. We have you covered. Creative Nightscapes always strives to stay current with the latest outdoor […]

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Beauty and Security with Strategic Landscape Lighting

If you are looking to add beautiful touches to your night time landscaping while also improving outdoor security, there’s no better way to achieve your goals than having professionally installed landscape lights. According to a study at, strategically placed outdoor lights can help deter crime, as many thieves prefer to mask their efforts in darkness. […]

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Six Great Reasons to Choose LED Home Landscape Lighting

If you want to decorate and brighten your property with landscape lighting, be sure to use LEDs. Light-emitting diodes offer an impressive assortment of valuable benefits. They conserve power, last for many years and work well in outdoor conditions. You may even find that they attract fewer pests than other lights. LED Durability Unlike some […]

LED Lighting sets the mood around a pool on a perfect evening