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Home Lighting with these Not So Average Night Lights

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The days of simple night lights are over. With features such as motion sensors, emergency lighting, projecting night lights and various color changing options, night lights can do more than light up a dark corner or hallway. You'll be surprised by what these not-so-average night lights can do. Not only will you drive out your pitch darkness but do it in unique fashion that will appeal to your senses, your bank account and your circadian rhythm.
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Topics: LED Lighting, Around the Home

Ask the Experts: Surge Protection

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Powerful surges can destroy your favorite (and most expensive) electronics and cause severe data loss. Surge Protectors keep your beloved devices safe from damage caused by these surges. As technology evolves, there is a heightened need for surge protection - due to smaller and more sensitive electrical components in the devices we use daily.

But how do we know which surge protector to buy? What devices need surge protection? We went and talked with our surge protection experts here at Jasco and asked them all the questions we know you've been curious about in "Ask the Experts" - Surge Protection edition.

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Topics: Power

Our Top How-To Videos on YouTube: Digital Timers Edition

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In a world with 7 billion videos between YouTube and Facebook alone, consumers are now finding information in ways other than black and white text. Not only do to we turn to online videos to be entertained and inspired, but also to learn something new or learn how to do things–like programming a timer!

With how-to videos growing in search volume by 70% every year, it is no surprise that 86% of viewers say they regularly turn to YouTube to learn something new. Consumers are also four times as likely to want to watch a product video than read about a product. Combining multi-sensory learning with visuals, audio and text, videos are the perfect way to jump right in and become an expert in minutes.

This roundup include some of our most popular how-to videos on timers and will help answer your questions and guide you through setting up your timer, programming custom scenes, controlling outdoor lights, and installing in-wall timers. So you can spend less time reading manuals and more time enjoying the benefits of simplified lighting control with your new timer.

Here are a few of our popular how-to videos on YouTube to assist you in your timer setup.

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Topics: Smart Home, How To, Around the Home, Q&A

Top 3 Trends for Outdoor Landscape Lighting

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Outdoor spaces – from the front to the back – play an important role when it comes to the look and feel of our homes. While the front yard sets the first impression of your home and creates curb appeal, the backyard is often where those special moments take place with friends and family for barbecues, fun games, special occasions and relaxing evenings outside.

If you’re looking to spruce up your outdoor space or add curb appeal, outdoor lighting will surely be important to help you achieve that "wow" factor. Now is the perfect time for a fun DIY weekend project. But before you set out to revamp the look of your outdoor space, we’ve compiled a list of the top landscape trends to consider for 2018.

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Topics: LED Lighting, Around the Home, Safety & Security, News

5 Bloggers Reveal Their Outdoor Gear Essentials

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Summer is officially here! And along with the feeling of freedom that summer brings us, comes the urge to be active and get outdoors. While you don’t have to hike Mt. Kilimanjaro (unless you’re MMA Fighter Justin Wren - founder of Fight for the Forgotten,) simply getting outside anywhere you can is good for your soul, your body and making lasting memories. But for those of us who don’t identify as “outdoorsy,” how do you get started? What outdoor gear do you need?

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Topics: LED Lighting, Power

How to Create Perfect Outdoor Living Spaces with Outdoor Lighting

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Warm weather is officially here, which means BBQ's, pool parties and late nights outside with friends and family. People spend more time outdoors during spring and summer than any other time of the year and it’s important to love your outdoor space just as much as the inside of your home.

Now is the perfect time to spruce up your backyard or patio for the celebrations to come. Aside from comfortable seating and good company, lighting plays a huge part in the ambiance of your outdoor space.

Below are a few products that will guarantee your backyard is everyone’s favorite place to gather this season:

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Topics: LED Lighting, How To, Around the Home

Ask the Experts: Phone Charging

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Charging your phone is something we do every single day, sometimes several times a day, but how much do we really know about it? What all goes into phone charging? How do I know what charging cable is right for me? What makes a cable durable, where can I find one that won’t easily break?? 

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Topics: How To, Mobility, Q&A

The Not-So Secret Life of Pets in Smart Homes

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Would you believe there are roughly 300 million pets in the nation today and at least one pet can be found in over half of the households in the US? In today’s world, Fido isn’t as much the dog in the backyard as he is an included and beloved family member. Whether he gets organic grain-free meals, vitamins and supplements, a biweekly blow-out from the salon or regular wellness exams at the trusted neighborhood vet, it is apparent that pets have a presence and a say in the households of Americans now more than ever.

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Meet Enbrighten Landscape Lights | Color Changes Everything

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We are excited to announce we're expanding our Enbrighten® brand with a line of highly anticipated LED Color Changing Landscape Lights. With more than 120 color combinations and a variety of lengths and lighting options, Enbrighten Landscape Lights add colorful, beautiful ambiance to any outdoor space.

Illuminating your yard with landscape lighting is now a simple DIY project with our new prewired puck lights to brighten your favorite flower bed, entry, path, or patio.
 

 

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Topics: LED Lighting, Around the Home, News

11 Budget Friendly (and easy!) Landscape Design Ideas for the Backyard

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Upgrading your backyard, deck, or patio landscaping doesn't have to be expensive, time-consuming or labor-intensive! With these easy budget-friendly landscape design ideas you can take your backyard from drab to fab quickly and inexpensively.

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Topics: How To, Around the Home