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12 Sep 2016
garden lighting, exterior lighting

3 Ways to Update Your Garden with Landscape Lighting

Backyard gardens have always been havens for homeowners. It provides them a place to relax and unwind or to entertain friends when the weather permits. There are some homeowners who go to great lengths to include landscaping elements that make their area feel private, inviting and lush.  Today, many homeowners are working to create indoor and outdoor living spaces that seamlessly blend into one another. However, if you plan on using your outside garden space during the evening hours when the frogs are serenading and the crickets are chirping, then you may need a bit more than just moonlight to keep your party going. Some of the top ways to enhance your landscaping with outdoor lighting can be found here. READ MORE

06 Sep 2016
Sprinkler System Repair

Signs it’s Time to Call for Sprinkler Repair

Keeping your lawn and plants healthy and green can be a challenging task. Most homeowners understand that the best way to minimize the time they have to spend watering their lawn themselves is to install a sprinkler system. However, as time passes and the system is exposed to the elements, issues can arise. Knowing the signs that it is time to call for sprinkler repair can help you keep your lawn looking great throughout all the seasons.READ MORE

29 Aug 2016
quality landscape lighting, outdoor lighting

When Should You have Outdoor Lighting Installed?

Do you know when the right time is for a landscape lighting designer to get involved with your landscaping project? Before it starts? After it gets going? Once everything else is done? At the IDL Company, we get quite a few questions about when is the best time to install landscape lights and while we would like to give a black and white answer, in many cases this isn’t possible. The truth is, this is a question that depends on a number of different factors.READ MORE

24 Aug 2016
Spring Sprinkler Heads System Check

Pop Up Sprinkler Heads: Common Problems and How to Fix Them

Sprinkler issues happen, but in many cases, you can easily fix them yourself. Modern in-ground sprinklers are specially designed to be simple to adjust and repair. To keep your sprinkler system working well, be sure the heads are free from any debris and use the other repair tips found here. If your sprinkler heads are still not working properly after using these tips, it is time to call a professional for help.READ MORE

15 Aug 2016
led landscape lighting

Benefits of Outdoor LED Lighting

Light emitting diodes, more commonly referred to as just LED lighting, were first used commercially in the 1960s. Since that time, the technology behind LED lights has improved significantly. The initial applications were fairly simple and LED lights were only used for the red indicator lights found on electronic devices. However, with modern LED technology you will find a vast array of colors and intensity levels all featuring energy efficiency that continues improving.READ MORE

08 Aug 2016
Troubleshooting Your Irrigation System, Sprinkler System

Is Your Yard Brown? Why a Sprinkler System may be the Ideal Solution

If you are like many Kansas City homeowners you may find that your lawn goes quickly from a beautiful, lush green in the spring to patchy, ugly brown in the summer. As temperatures continue to rise, you may try to overcome the heat with hoses and different sprinklers moved to new locations in the yard every few hours. However, by the time August arrives, you are likely weary of this tedious routine and ready to give up to the wrath of Mother Nature.READ MORE

01 Aug 2016
professional landscape lighting

Why Hire Professionals for Your Landscape Lighting Needs?

One of the best ways to show off your Kansas City area yard and home is by choosing and installing the right professional landscape lighting. When done properly, landscape lights can help to enhance the beauty of any home, improve overall curb appeal and even increase your home’s value. There are a couple of choices to consider when you are ready to light up your yard. You can purchase all the equipment on your own or you can hire a professional to not only design but also install the landscape lights for your property.READ MORE

25 Jul 2016
security of landscape lighting

Security Benefits Offered by the Installation of Landscape Lighting

While most homeowners begin looking at outside lighting to increase the curb appeal of their home, these lights, when placed strategically, offer other benefits, as well – safety and security. A well- designed landscape lighting plan will not only make your home look more appealing, it will also help to keep would-be intruders at bay and minimize the potential of accidents after dark. Some of the specific benefits offered by landscape lighting for a home’s security and safety can be found here.READ MORE

18 Jul 2016
landscape irrigation system

Landscape Irrigation Problems: When is it Time to Call in the Professionals for Help?

Your irrigation system is a crucial part of the health and beauty of your landscape. If you have put in the money and invested in this system for your home’s landscape, then it is essential that it work properly at all times. This is the only way you will get the most out of the investment you have made. If you do notice trouble, it may be tempting to try and fix the issue on your own; however, the fact is, professionals, such as the staff at IDL Company have more experience and knowledge about irrigation systems. This means they can easily troubleshoot an issue and determine the proper fix.READ MORE