The Outback Blog

Here at Outback, we love getting our hands in the dirt, building patios brick by brick and feeling the sun on our faces.

It’s why most of us got into this business in the first place.

But we love technology, too.

Landscape industry tech has exploded lately, and we use it every day. 

We’ve all seen them. Houses with lighting so bright they could be in Vegas. Homes with winding paths dotted with — are those fireflies? Nope, just barely noticeable solar powered lights.

And that house with so many different kinds of outdoor lighting fixtures it looks like a display model for a lighting company.

Landscape lighting design mistakes are pretty common. Homeowners make them. Even less skilled professionals make them.

Here are six common landscape lighting design mistakes to avoid.

Unless you want to spend your holidays searching the attic for decorations, untangling endless strands of lights and trying to figure out which bulb has gone bad, you should hire a professional lighting company to give your home some festive flair.

But, what will that cost?

The Top 4 Outdoor Lighting Trends

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The days are getting shorter as we head into fall, but that shouldn’t mean you have less time to enjoy your outdoor space.

You can still entertain and relax in your yard well into the night with outdoor lighting.

You can add lighting to patios, steps, walkways, pools, pergolas, outdoor kitchens, sitting walls and other areas to enhance and add safety to your space.

There’s a wide range of products, technology and applications for outdoor lighting, making it a top request from customers.