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Which Is Best for Landscape Lighting: LEDs or Halogens?

A large stone house with landscape lighting and an outdoor patio and pool space.

Find the Best Brightness and Color Temperature for Your Outdoor Spaces 

Are you ready to revamp your home’s landscape lighting? Or install a system for the first time? 

Landscape lighting has the power to dramatically enhance how your home looks and feels after dark, accentuating architectural details and landscaping. Not only is outdoor lighting visibly appealing, but with more visibility, you’ll protect your home from burglaries and accidents. 

As lighting designers and installers, we get asked many questions about landscape lighting. People are often perplexed about which lights are best for outdoor use: halogen or LED bulbs? It may seem like a low-stakes choice, but the lights you choose can dramatically affect your outdoor lighting experience (and energy use!). 

Here’s all you need to know for your River Forest, IL home. 

2 Reasons to Work With a Professional When It Comes to Motorized Shades


How to Get the Most Out of the Motorized Shades in Your Home

You may have heard that motorized shades are all the rage today. You also may have heard that installing motorized shades on your own is the way to go. Although some may claim that this is a DIY project, hiring a professional is definitely the way to go.

Motorized shades have multiple benefits, from improving your home security to actually helping save you money by conserving energy. But to really get all the benefits, you need to ensure you have the right shading solution in place.

Our clients in Elmhurst, IL know that having a professional properly install their motorized shades is key to having the best experience with them. At Acoustical Vision, we’ll help you every step of the way from choosing the ideal models for your space to optimizing them with custom control solutions.

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