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4 Tips for a Successful Landscape Lighting System

Unveiling your outdoor spaces as the hot summer months approach doesn’t have to be a hassle. Need a quick way to transform your patio, pool or backyard? Add functionality and beauty to your space with a comprehensive landscape lighting system linked to your whole home lighting control. Fashionable lights highlight your Winnetka home's best features while sensors keep pathways lit at all times. Everything is easily managed from the smart device of your choice. Read on for some tips to a successful system!

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1. Connect Your Landscape Lighting to a Smart Control Solution

The benefits of a landscape lighting system are numerous, from increasing your security to adding personality to your home. However, many people shy away from a comprehensive system because it can be difficult to manage multiple fixtures spread over such a large space. We incorporate your system into your home lighting control and smart home automation solutions.

This way you can manage your system from the same user interface you use to control indoor lights, security, audio/video and more. That interface can be accessed from a smartphone, tablet or touchpad depending on your personal preferences. Below we’ll also talk at how sensors, scenes and schedules help you manage your system.

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Enhance Your Home’s Style With Smart Lighting

Lighting can be one of your home’s biggest design element. Once you've picked out the right furnishing and painted the walls your desired color, it's time for lighting to do its work. It’s not only about what fixtures you include or where you place them; it's about how you use them. That's where a smart home lighting control system steps in. With centralized access to your lights, it’s easy to manage them to set the mood or highlight specific features.

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Set the Perfect Lighting With Dimmers

A major element in interior design is texture. This has to do as much with your couch material as it does your lights. Through the use of dimmers, you can find the level you want for every fixture in your home from LEDs to floor and table lamps. With centralized control, you can find each light within your user interface and set its specific level. By setting different levels for each fixture you create texture in your lighting, adding depth to your space while spotlighting certain features.

Make Stylish Arrangements With Scenes

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How Many Ways Can You Control the Lights in Your Home?

As we modernize most aspects of our homes, even the most luxurious spaces tend to fall behind in one aspect: home lighting control. If you ask people how they control the lights in their home, the resounding answer is still traditional wall switches. Why not upgrade one of the most important components in your Kenilworth, Illinois home? Find out how a smart lighting solution can change the way you interact with your technology.

Upgrade the Traditional Switchers on Your Walls

Modernizing your lighting control system doesn’t have to mean abandoning the way you like to do things, simply improving it. Whether you’re using a Crestron, Control 4 or Lutron system, you still have the option of accessing your lights from switches on the wall. What changes is the amount of control you can get from those switches.

Dimmers, for example, allow you to pick out the perfect amount of light for an activity. What if one button on the wall could make multiple changes? Install keypads with pre-set scene buttons. These ‘scenes’ control multiple fixtures simultaneously and can even incorporate video, security and more.

Streamline Control With Pre-Set Scenes

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