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Sept. 15 2014
In the holiday classic, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” Chevy Chase nearly pulls his hair out trying to get his Christmas lights to work. He grows so desperate for a solution that he winds up checking each individual bulb, ...
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Aug. 15 2014
Few segments of the green industry have changed as much in just a handful of years as has low-voltage landscape lighting. New technology, such as digital controls and better LEDs has added a great deal of excitement to this market. It’s put more ...
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July 15 2014
Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting is proudly celebrating its 30th anniversary, but the path to the company’s beginnings came about when owner and founder Dan Cunado and his parents were granted asylum from Cuba. They landed in New York and made ...
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Sept. 16 2013
"It's time to put the holiday lights!" That statement either warms the cockles or chills the spine, depending on your point of view. Whether it's uttered by the owner of a home or a business, it signals that there's work to be done, and someone's got ...
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Aug. 23 2012
A landscape contractor in Fort Oglethorpe, Tennessee, was forced to close his doors--at least temporarily--after thieves broke into his yard and made off with his truck and 16-foot trailer ...
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Sept. 15 2011
In the middle of winter, landscape contractors across the country typically hit a big freeze. As temperatures dwindle downward, they frequently take landscapers’ revenues with them. Clients have less need for your services at a time when plants ...
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Aug. 18 2011
After the sun goes down, you can bring a landscape to life with lighting, extending the enjoyment of the outside environment of your client’s home. Landscape lighting is a soft, subtle way to make every part of the landscape canvas more dramatic
Aug. 19 2010
Your company has spent a great deal of time and energy to create the perfect landscape for your client, and their reaction is a very pleasant smile and perhaps a warm handshake. But what if you could add just one more element that would, with ...
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Sept. 15 2009
The holiday season is approaching with the speed of Santa’s sleigh. Before you know it, the sound of carols will fill the crisp winter nights, and the familiar smell of Christmas trees will permeate the air ...
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Aug. 14 2009
When you hear the word "staycation," does a little light go off in your head...an outdoor light, perhaps? ...
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Aug. 18 2008
When an artist paints a picture, or a photographer takes an exceptional photograph, the play of light and shadows are almost as important as the subject matter, sometimes even more so. You are taken in by the way the light hits an object, or the shadow almost
April 21 2008
Night Lighting Tips & Techniques Tips and Techniques: Capturing Nature's Beauty at Night ...
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July 1 2007
That depends on whether you've given them one of the most important elements in landscaping today outdoor lighting. If you have, your clients are undoubtedly enjoying their nighttime landscapes as much as they do during the day ...
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Sept. 1 2006
It’s a time of year when people see smiles everywhere they go, when everyone makes an effort to be friendlier. The holiday spirit gives us warm, fuzzy feelings inside, like a hug from grandma, or receiving a child’s handmade gift ...
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July 1 2006
It’s important to know how to take advantage of a good thing. When Scott Driscoll of Driscoll’s Landscaping, Mullica Hill, New Jersey, noticed the amount of development in the Mullica Hill area, he moved his entire business there – not ...
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Sept. 1 2005
More and more, landscape and maintenance contractors are adding winter services to their offerings to keep them working during what is traditionally considered the off-seas ...
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July 1 2005
Think back to the first time you remember seeing fireflies on a warm summer night. It was magic. It’s the magic of moonlight glimmering on a still lake, of a small oil lantern glowing at your campsite ...
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Sept. 1 2004
My parents put up Christmas lights every November. It was a necessity, you see, because my parents said there was no way Santa Claus could land at our house if his runway wasn’t properly illuminated ...
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Aug. 1 2004
Ambiance is that special atmosphere or mood created by a particular environment. This is the goal of landscape lighting, along with safety and security issues ...
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Sept. 1 2003
For the past few years, you?ve thought about expanding your landscape offerings to include holiday lighting, but you weren?t quite ready to take the plunge ...
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