Advice and Tips

Find the information you need for your next lighting or decor project with articles from the Lamps Plus experts.

  • Summer Lighting Tips - Ideas for Summer Living

    Summer Living and Lighting Does miss a moment of fun summer weather with these 5 tips for outdoor lighting, entertaining and living. 1. Less is More Don't overdo it. Less really is more, with well-planned lighting creating dramatic shadows and visual interest throughout a setting. As Raissen...
  • Landscape Lighting - Tips for Getting Started

    Shed Some Light on Your Landscape Landscape lighting is a fabulous way to add drama, beauty, and a welcoming feel to your yard. Sure, your grounds are on display during the day, but why not show off a beautiful tree, fountain, or other feature at night, too? Installing pathway lights or a spotlight...
  • Planning a Landscape Lighting System

    Getting Started with Landscape Lighting Installing a landcape lighting system is a great way to add beauty, curb appeal and safety to your home garden, walkway and entrance areas. If you have an existing system it's easy to enhance it Here are some of the general ideas to keep in mind as you...
  • How to Install Your Low Voltage Lighting in 3 Easy Steps

    Landscape lighting is a great way to add value and curb appeal to your yard. Needing only a transformer, cables and lights, your low voltage lighting system can be very easy to install when following these three simple steps: Step 1 - Plan Start by planning your outdoor space. A simple hand-drawn...
  • All the Extras: Landscape Lighting Types

    Get the most out of your low voltage landscape system by adding specialty lights. From deck light designs to submersible pool lights, there are designs for every corner of the yard to help you achieve a layered look. Here are a few types to consider: 1. Go Super Duty The Super Duty line of LED...
  • 5 Things to Know Before You Buy Landscape Lighting

    Getting Started Installing low voltage landscape lighting is a fairly easy DIY job. Here are 5 things to consider before you get started: 1) You’ll need three things: a transformer, cable, and the lights themselves. The transformer is the heart of the system. To determine what size you'll...
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