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Steps to Ideal Landscape Lighting

Landscape lighting provides an ideal way to create a more entertaining, beautiful, and safer outdoor environment for your home. Difficulties arise, however, when you get confronted with the sheer wealth of options for landscape lighting. For an easier job with the design of your set-up, keep these tips in mind.

Consider Your Reasons

Landscape lights add both beauty and functionality. Before you begin the design of your layout, you should identify a primary goal. Do you want to illuminate pathways for ease of walking? Highlight different landscape elements? Or is security your primary aim? Regardless of which you choose, keep it in the forefront of your mind. When you sit down to design your lighting, new emphases may get added; but you should never get distracted from your main goal.

Understand Different Techniques

Outdoor lighting has defined itself through various techniques. Deck lighting, for example, generally gets used to illuminate safety hazards such as stairs and raised walkways. Grazing, a technique that works well with climbing plants, uses lights placed within 12 inches and parallel to a target. Floodlights work well with trees, while flower-focused lights can highlight elements of your landscape.

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Outdoor lighting can both accentuate design elements and make your home safer.

Consider Cost

Cost for landscape lights can vary dramatically. The type of bulbs you use, the fixtures, and the wattage requirements all contribute to the cost. As you plan your strategy, you should also consider the monthly adjustment to your electric bill. Work with a professional designer, such as Majestic Outdoor Lighting, can actually save you money in this regard. A professional installer will help you design landscape lighting to your needs for as cheaply as possible. You will not waste money on unnecessary fixtures, or set up an inefficient system.

For any questions or help with the design of your outdoor lighting system in Fort Worth or Dallas, TX, call the professionals at Majestic Outdoor Lighting. To reach us anytime, simply call: (817) 345-3696.

Benefits of Outdoor Motion Sensor Lights

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Motion sensor lights can make a nighttime arrival more comfortable.

Motion sensor lights spring on immediately when they detect movement within their range. The next time you consider some additional outdoor lighting, keep in mind these three benefits to a motion sensor set up. To learn more or inquire about outdoor lighting options in the Metroplex, do not hesitate to contact Majestic Outdoor Lighting at (817) 345-3696.

Key Benefits

Ease of Arrival: No one likes to arrive to a darkened house after nightfall. We can install outdoor motion sensor lights that illuminate your drive or door upon arrival. The comfort of this feature cannot be overstated, as you no longer have to fumble in the dark for keys. You also no longer have to leave the light on all night, simply for it to illuminate your return.

Crime Prevention: Darkness provides a lot of comfort for would-be intruders. If a thief approaches your home after nightfall, motion sensor lights will spring to action to blow their cover. Best of all, the intruder will never know whether they tripped a motion sensor — or whether someone inside the home has seen their approach.

Animal Deterrence: Most nocturnal pests strive to avoid light. If you live in a more rural area, you understand the annoyance of skunks, raccoons, and possums that lurk near your house. As these animals approach, intent on raiding your trashcans or assaulting pets, motion sensor lights can encourage them to scurry.

Contact Us Today

You have many choices when it comes to outdoor motion sensor lights. From floodlights to more subdued options, the experts at Majestic Outdoor Lighting can help you make the right choice. To explore your outdoor lighting options in Keller, TX or around the Metroplex, contact us today!

Benefits of LED Lighting

When choosing a lighting system for your home exterior, you want a durable, beautiful solution. With new LED technology, you can get incredible results at an amazing value. Check out these top benefits of LED lighting!

Long-Lasting

Benefits of LED Lighting

Enjoy Your Evenings Outdoors with LED Lighting

LED lights can last tens of thousands of hours, usually five times longer than other lights. This means that you should not need to replace them for 10 to 20 years, making LED lighting a valuable, hassle-free investment. This is especially beneficial for outdoor lights that are difficult to reach, such as those in trees or pools.

Durability

If you have ever handled an LED light, you might have an idea of how durable they are. One of the benefits of LED lighting that makes it so effective in the outdoors is its ability to withstand wind, rain, and exposure.

Energy Efficient

One of the greatest benefits of LED lighting is their energy efficiency. Unlike CFL and incandescent bulbs, nearly all of an LED’s energy goes toward lighting rather than heating a space. This can significantly impact your energy bill and help you keep electricity costs low.

Versatility

Used in a wide variety of applications, LED lighting is extremely versatile. It can be used in hot and cold environments, making it an ideal option for outdoor use. LED lights can also produce different colors and effects through dimmable settings and controllable light distribution. You can achieve a soft, cool lighting effect or opt for a brighter and warmer look.

If you’re looking for effective and stunning outdoor lighting solutions, choose Majestic Outdoor Lighting! Call us today at (817) 345-3696 for outdoor lighting in Dallas and Fort Worth, TX.

Getting Your Lawn Springtime Ready

Get Your Lawn Ready for Springtime With Majestic Lighting in Keller, TXIt may only be February but that means it’s nearly springtime in Texas. After a warm winter the weather in Texas should be turning warm soon and that means it’s time to get your lawn in springtime condition! Read on for some helpful tips on how to make the best of your homes outdoor areas this spring.

Get Your Gutters Cleaned.

While it hasn’t been too snowy or icey this winter in Texas, your gutters could probably still use a good cleaning. Cleaning out your gutters makes the outside of your house more presentable. Having your gutters cleaned also reduces pests and unpleasant water drips when entertaining outdoors.

Think About Outdoor Dining.

There are few things more beautiful than a perfect spring night in Texas. If you’re thinking of entertaining company this springtime, why not prepare an outdoor area to do so? Outdoor dining areas offer a fun alternative after staying inside all winter. Outdoor furniture doesn’t have to be fancy either, look for pieces at thrift stores and garage sales and add a personal touch by sanding and custom painting them!

Light Up Your Pool and Patio.

If you’re planning on spending time outdoors this springtime, add a little something special with custom lighting. Lighting your outdoor dining and poolside areas can make all the difference this spring in how much time you spend outside. Custom lighting around pools and patios can make your lawn safer and also extend the amount of time during the evening you can spend outside.

Call (817) 345-3696 and Speak to Majestic Outdoor Lighting to Find Out More Today!

Keep Your Home Safe While Saving On Your Energy Bill

Security lighting is an easy way to provide safety and a sense of comfort to our homes. Unfortunately, leaving these lights on for too long can increase your energy bill. It’s important to feel secure, but also save money on electricity. You can have both by following these tips.

Keep Your Home Safe While Saving On Your Energy Bill

Use A Lower Wattage

Using a lower wattage bulb is an easy way to save on energy. There are a ton of options on the market like compact fluorescent light bulbs and LED light bulbs. You can also consider solar panel lighting.

Timers On Your Lights

Invest in timers on your outdoor lights. Your lights will turn on when it becomes darker and turn off when it becomes light outside, making these great for saving on your energy bill.

Use Shields On Your Lights

Using shields around your lights, you can direct light where you really need it. Lights without covers and shields will just flood an area with light, whether it’s needed there or not.

Energy-Star Rated Lights

Energy-Star rated items will ensure you are not wasting a lot of energy and therefore decrease you energy bill.

Position Your Lights Properly

If you move your outdoor lights around a bit, you can find a way to shine light on the largest area of your yard.

If you’re looking to install security outdoor lighting or home exterior lighting for your Keller, TX home, call the experts at Majestic Outdoor Lighting today at (817) 345-3696 for quality outdoor lighting installations and maintenance you can trust.

 

 

 

Holiday Lighting Ideas

Ready to light up your house and landscaping with outdoor lighting for the holidays? Majestic Lighting has been designing and installing holiday lighting for homes since 2006! No matter what style of lighting you are looking for, whether you want a classic look or a festive light show, our team can make your home look amazing for this holiday season. Not sure of the style you want for your home? Here are a few ideas for holiday lighting that we’ve done for customers in the past:

Simple & Elegant

For a simple and elegant look, we recommend installing classic white holiday lighting along the roof lines, porch, and walkways! 

Tree Lighting

Brighten up your landscape by wrapping the trees and shrubs with holiday lighting! 

Colorful Landscape

Mix and match multi-colored lighting along pathways, on the roof, and in trees and shrubs, to give your home a festive look! 

Animated Lighting

Go all out with an animated light show! 

Holiday lighting can be a lot of work, even a classic lighting look along the roof means having to climb up a ladder to install the lights. If walking along a roof or climbing into trees doesn’t appeal to you, the team at Majestic Lighting can install the lighting for you! We have lots of experience with lighting installation and design so we can give your home the look you want for the holiday season. Give us a call at (817) 345-3696 for holiday lighting in Fort Worth, TX! We also serve the entire DFW metroplex.

3 Festive Outdoor Additions for Thanksgiving

Many people consider outdoor lighting for Halloween and Christmas, but fail to remember all the possibilities for Thanksgiving! Especially if you plan to have guests over, investing a little time and money in your home’s outward appearance will pay off in compliments. Plus, we have a few tips that will also help you make the lighting transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas fast! Below are a few festive outdoor additions for Thanksgiving.festive outdoor additions

Simple String Lights

Even one string of store-bought lights around your door area can pack a punch in terms of presentation. Some stores even sell string lights with fall-themed leaves and turkeys. However, even simple yellow lights will go a long way to warm up your home’s exterior this Thanksgiving holiday. If you opt for white or yellow lighting now, whether it’s professionally installed or you do it yourself, then you already have lights out in anticipation of the winter holidays, and you can simply add more at or after Thanksgiving!

Path Lighting

When you light the path to the front door of your house, it’s a welcoming way to direct guests inside. It draws the eye to your front door and pulls your outdoor look together. Plus, path lighting can be a big aspect of Christmas lighting, so simply doing this one part will save you time later on when you begin decorating the exterior of your home for the winter holidays!

Festive Wreaths

Whether you opt to make your own or simply buy one at the store, a wreath brings an inviting touch to the exterior of your home. The best part? If you already have warm lighting around your door and up the path, then simply switching your Thanksgiving wreath in favor of a winter-holiday themed wreath will instantly change the exterior for Christmas and other winter holidays!

We hope these ideas for festive outdoor additions inspire you to decorate the exterior of your home for Thanksgiving and the winter holidays. Don’t forget, Majestic Outdoor Lighting is available for all your fall and winter lighting needs in Keller, TX and DFW. Call us at (817) 345-3696 today! 

Safety and Security With Outdoor Lighting

IMG_1507There are many varieties of lighting that can be installed around your property to create a unique ambiance in your garden, around the pool, or your outdoor sitting areas. There are benefits to having outdoor lighting installed around your home other than using it as accent lighting.

Outdoor lights creates safe environments for enjoying your property at night. Whether you are having a cookout or a late night pool party, lights along pathways and the pool area can keep you and your guests from sitting in the dark and provides a safe path to and from the house.

Outdoor lights installed around the perimeter of your home are useful for security purposes. Home intruders have a harder time breaking into homes when outdoor lighting eliminates their ability to stay concealed while trespassing on your property. Motion activated lights will prevent burglars from getting close to your home without being noticed by you or the neighbors.

Feel safer at night with outdoor lighting from Majestic Outdoor Lighting. We provide lighting for your landscape, pool, garden, and more. If you would like security lighting installed around your home in Fort Worth, TX, give us a call today at (817) 345-3696. We also offer free nighttime demonstrations so you can get a feel for the different types of lighting we can install for you.

Outdoor Misting: A Multi Use System

We believe outdoor misting systems are one of the little joys of hot, hot weather. These systems disperse water into the air, cooling down the patio for both residential and commercial buildings. Anything that lets people get out to enjoy their backyard and relieves some of our Texas heat gets a gold star in our book. However, outdoor mist systems have had a few more uses come to light quite recently!

Photo of MistingSome individuals have begun using outdoor misters for gardening purposes. In a green house environment, the enclosed space does not have the luxury of summer rain bearing down upon it. Many plants need a certain amount of water and certain environment to keep growing. However, with a misting system, your green house can be provided with excellent irrigation and your plants can get their much needed water. The introduction of water into this enclosed environment also changes the green house environment to a slightly more humid one. This means you can grow even more different kinds of plants within your green house environment! A misting system can even help once harvest time comes. If you sell vegetables or produce, this system can be used to keep the produce fresh!

These are very exciting uses of the outdoor misting system! Our favorite is still the patio. The coolness afforded by the system allows for outdoor enjoyment with friends and family all the summer season, which is the best part of the season! If you are interested in outdoor misting systems, give us a call today at (817) 345-3696. Let us show you what an outdoor misting system can do for you!

Popular Types of Outdoor Lighting

There are many ways that outdoor lighting can add to the beauty of your property. Lights are a great way of highlighting certain features of your home and landscape. Here are some of the most popular types of landscape lighting and where they provide the most benefit to your property.

Floodlighting is used to spotlight areas of interest around your property whether it is casting light around the perimeter of your home or illuminating the trees and landscaping around your yard. Security floodlighting is recommended to ward off intruders that wander onto your property at night.

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Downlighting uses lights the are angled downwards which creates a beautiful soft glow. This type of lighting is great for creating an accent over a bench in the garden, highlighting the architecture of your home, and creating pathways.

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Pathway lighting leading up to your home, through the garden, or around the pool not only adds beauty to the landscaping but creates a safer environment when enjoying the outdoors at night.

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If you need professional outdoor lighting in Dallas, TX contact Majestic Lighting today. Our experts in outdoor landscapes will assist you in planning the perfect layout and design of lighting around your home and property. Call us now at (817) 345-3696 to learn more about the different types of lighting we install.