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Transform Your Outdoor Space This Summer With Landscape Lighting

Transform Your Outdoor Space This Summer With Landscape Lighting

It’s summer time, and there’s no better opportunity to enjoy the exterior beauty of your Houston, TX smart home. Landscape lighting is the perfect solution for the homeowner who loves to spend time outdoors, but doesn’t want to end the party when the sun goes down. And this season, you don’t want to be cooped up in your dedicated home theater or listening room in order to enjoy your entertainment. Move it outdoors so you can enjoy your favorite music, movies and sports while also spending time in your gorgeous back yard or pool area. Find out how we can enhance your outdoor entertainment with lighting for epic summer nights.

Enhance Your Outdoor Audio

Nothing makes a family get-together more enjoyable than the right sound track. If your yard is equipped with a sturdy and functional landscape lighting system, why not integrate some outdoor speakers as well? That way you can stay out well into the evening with the sense of security your lights provide, while enjoying the beauty of your yard and the fun of the music late into the night.

Add Outdoor TVs to Augment Your Space

Summer isn’t the only season that’s just getting started, baseball is also here. Turn your outdoor space into a dedicated sports room with landscape lighting and outdoor audio and video. Weather resistant televisions are available for your deck, so you don’t have to worry about how rowdy you and your friends get when the game is going. If you get too worked up, take a lap in the yard or pool so you’ll be ready for the next inning.

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How Can Smart Control Boost Your Landscape Lighting?

Landscape lighting can serve many functions in a home. It can help increase security, accentuate architectural features and illuminate outdoor entertainment spaces. All of this can be accomplished through a well-designed mix of lighting fixtures. But why settle for a static system? Optimize your space with Coastal Source outdoor lighting fixtures and a smart control system that can anticipate threats and even conserve energy. Read on to find out how a smart solution can benefit your Houston home.

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Stay Ahead of the Sun and Conserve Energy

While some lights may stay on throughout the day, it’s when the sun goes down that your lighting design really shines. This is why it’s important to create a system which transitions seamlessly from day to night. Your smart control system helps you in this regard in two different ways: by creating schedules or incorporating sensors. 

At a given time every evening, your lights are programmed to turn on then dim back down in the morning. For ultimate efficiency, you can link your fixtures to sun sensors. As soon as it starts getting dark, lights turn on to avoid dangerous unlit areas and allow you to continue outdoor activities. Meanwhile, you conserve energy by making sure lights are only turned on when needed. 

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How to Create a Stylish Landscape Lighting Design

Landscape lighting is a must-have in any home. It strengthens your security, boosts your architectural features and enhances your outdoor entertainment. Due to its many functions, it is important that you have the right solution in place to get the most out of your technology. Aside from serving different functions, creating a layered lighting design can also add warmth and depth to your space. In this blog, we will discuss the various kinds of fixtures you can incorporate in your Houston, Texas home and the best control option for each.

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Ambient Lighting

Ambient lighting will make up the majority of your outdoor fixtures. It sets the overall tone by casting light over large areas of your patio, driveway, garden and other outdoor spaces. These lights help keep your home secure while creating a distinct ambience.

When it comes to your security, these fixtures benefit greatly from smart control. Use pre-set schedules to turn on lights as soon as the sun sets. If you're hosting friends for a barbecue or pool party, you can then use your smartphone to change the intensity of the lights to set the perfect mood for guests.

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