Kevin Smith Archive

night-lighting-large-tree
When illuminating large trees, there are specific points to consider. In this article, we will look at some of these considerations.
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Here are my top 10 guidelines to being the best contractor you can be. Put these practices into your procedures and make the most of them!
Keeping-the-passion
To get out of your comfort zone, challenge yourself to gain new knowledge in the landscape lighting industry.
Learning-lighting-technical-terms-Part-1
For those of you exploring landscape lighting, this article reviews some electrical terminology and calculations needed in the field.
A landscape lighting tech holds a landscape light during installation and troubleshooting.
While landscape lighting systems typically operate smoothly, occasional repairs may be necessary, similar to other mechanical systems.
A white gloved hand holding up a silver platter
Prepare a landscape lighting maintenance agreement in advance and discuss with your client while they are dialed-in to their lighting system.
A recycling graphic in front of evergreen pine needles
In today’s world there is a large movement to reduce the carbon footprint on the earth.
It's important to choose the correct size of transformer for an LED lamp, and to do that, it's important to account for VA, or volt amps.
It's important to choose the correct size of transformer for an LED lamp, and to do that, it's important to account for VA, or volt amps.
Landscape lighting contractors should reinvent themselves by learning new trade skills and providing repair and upgrade services.
Landscape lighting contractors should reinvent themselves by learning new trade skills and providing repair and upgrade services.
When designing a lighting system, use these tips to keep in mind the viewpoints of the object being illuminated and hide the sources.
When designing a lighting system, use these tips to keep in mind the viewpoints of the object being illuminated and hide the sources.
COVID-19, employee challenges and supply chain issues can affect our jobs, so it's best to keep a positive mental attitude for your business.
COVID-19, employee challenges and supply chain issues can affect our jobs, so it's best to keep a positive mental attitude for your business.
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Rural areas like renovated farmhouses and ranches are a fast-growing market that need special lighting considerations.
art lighting effects demonstration
Teach yourself how to do lighting demonstrations through practice.
low voltage power cable
Use wiring correctly to build a quality landscape lighting design.
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