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  • Is Landscape Lighting Worth It? What Are the Benefits?

    Outdoor lighting is becoming a home improvement must-have. Let’s review the benefits of installing a landscape lighting system.

  • VOLT vs. Big Box Stores - The Benefits of Factory-Direct

    Let’s review how the factory-direct products and services from VOLT Lighting stack up against the big box, brick-and-mortar competition.

  • How Landscape Lighting Increases Home Security

    Landscape lighting deters would-be intruders by illuminating all entry/exit points, eliminating dark areas and potential hiding spots, and creating the illusion of an occupied residence.

  • National Sunglasses Day: The Importance of Lenses

    Just as lenses are important in the design of sunglasses, they are equally important when it comes to designing a beautiful low voltage landscape lighting system.

  • 5 Myths About Installing Landscape Lighting

    Let's cover some of the most common misconceptions surrounding landscape lighting!

  • Patio Lighting For Spring

    A properly lit patio offers an oasis for relaxation and a safe haven to recharge after a long, busy day. Light and color can create the right atmosphere for mood and ambiance while also providing safety.

  • Path & Area Lights: Beautiful & Functional

    Safety and security are often the main purposes of path lighting - but homeowners should also keep beauty in mind by selecting aesthetically pleasing fixtures.

  • Which Kit Is Best For You?

    Conveniently pre-assembled kits offer all of the components needed for a complete landscape lighting system, bundled at reduced costs. Thanks to these handy kits, a homeowner can completely transform a house while getting the accomplished feeling of successfully completing a DIY project with beautiful results.

  • Creating Functional Outdoor Spaces

    As landscape lighting technology has advanced, so have the unique control features available to homeowners who want to decide how and when their systems function.

  • Staying Involved in a Project That Requires a Contractor

    Let’s review what you need to know for a landscape lighting project involving a professional contractor and how best to stay involved before, during and after the project is completed.

  • Using Light and Shadows to Create Ambiance

    Decorative area lights are eye-catching luminaires; beautiful during the daytime and at night. When lit, the towers project compelling patterns of light and shadows to help set the mood and provide ambiance.

  • Home Lighting: Increasing Beauty & Utility with Outdoor Spotlights

    If landscape lighting is painting with light, then spotlights are the brushes. Spotlights can be applied to most  applications and are commonly used for emphasis.

  • DIY Grab & Go Landscape Lighting Kits

    Through the convenience of low-voltage landscape lighting kits, homeowners can become lighting designers in their own right.

  • The DIY Guide To Deck Lighting

    Deck lights are compact, versatile fixtures that provide bright spots in your landscape. Learn how to use them to extend your home's living spaces at night.

  • How to Select Path Lights

    Learn how to select the ideal path light from VOLT's wide selection of sizes and styles in brass or copper.

  • How to Install Landscape Lighting Like a Pro

    Do-it-yourselfers: Learn how to perform a professional landscape lighting installation with five straightforward tips you can use at your home.

  • Landscape Lighting Design Overview

    Plants and trees often take center stage in landscaping, but smart exterior lighting plays an equally important role. In addition to the obvious aesthetic benefits, landscape lighting design also improves the functionality, safety and security of outdoor spaces around your home.

  • Common Landscape Lighting Fixtures

    Choosing from all the different types of landscape lighting fixtures can be overwhelming. Use our fixture guide to choose the best ones for your application.

  • Using Dark Sky Approved Lighting to Reduce Light Pollution

    Researchers claim that 99% of people in Europe and the United States live under light-polluted skies. In some parts of the world, people never experience a true night sky, but merely an artificial twilight. If you want to reduce light pollution, there are just four main dark sky lighting principles you need to know.

  • Turtle Safe Lighting Fixtures and Best Practices

    The use of turtle-friendly lighting helps improve the survival rate of sea turtle hatchlings. Learn about turtle safe fixtures and how to install them.

  • LED Energy Savings Calculators

    These LED energy savings calculators help you to make smart decisions. The first calculator simply estimates the cost of any lighting system (regardless of lamp type). The second calculator allows you to compare the costs of an older system with a newer LED system. The third calculator gives you an estimate on the payback time when you invest in an LED system.

  • Low Voltage Landscape Lighting vs Line Voltage

    Learn the difference between low voltage (12V) vs. line voltage (120V) and how they are each used in landscape lighting projects.

  • LED vs. Halogen: Choosing the Right Landscape Lighting Fixture

    You'll save tremendous amounts of energy and money by replacing your old halogen bulbs with LEDs. Learn more about the advantages of LEDs vs. halogen landscape lighting.