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TimberTech Deck Lighting for Sophisticated Evenings on the Deck

Posted by Ron on Mar 16, 2015 4:09:47 PM
Lighting has always been the way people have extended their day, and the history of lighting shows its enormous role in both work, religion, and entertainment. Early candles were a common light source, and although they have been used since at least Roman times, they were traditionally expensive and seldom used in private homes until around the 14th century. The increasing availability of candles and candlesticks led in large part to increases in home industries and literacy. For those who could not afford candles, the more ancient rushlight - a rush dipped in fat and held in a clamp -- was an alternative. Oil lamps, fueled with liquid paraffin, sesame oil, fish oil, or other combustable liquids are also ancient, and the inventions of the wick and glass chimney provided a smaller and more controllable flame. All these ancient forms of lighting had similar drawbacks: fire hazard, cost, and the need for continued attention. Today the LED lamp is our candle, providing cost effective, safe, and trouble-free lighting.

Pushing Back the Night

The thing about a beautiful deck is that it becomes a place where you want to spend as much time as possible. Nothing is better than sitting out on a summer night with friends, drinks, and food, and such times sometimes seem to end too soon. The hit song "Patio Lanterns" by Canadian Kim Mitchell captures the spirit perfectly.

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Topics: Railings, deck materials, low voltage garden lighting, garden light, deck lights, lighting, TimberTech

Let Your Railing Be The S.T.A.R Of Your Backyard Project

Posted by admin on Jun 27, 2013 4:13:16 PM

Stars can come in many forms, from gracing international stages, to selling out sporting events and captivating you on the silver screen. They can also quite literally fall from the sky and be a member of your favorite constellation. Children receive them in sticker form for a job well done, and they even have their own key on your smartphone! Yes, the star lives a very privileged life no matter what form it takes. One would think it would be quite difficult to capture any of these star varieties and have them a permanent part of your backyard space, performing night after nights for years on end. But what if you could?

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Topics: gates, fences, columns, Railings, balconies, aluminum, Decks, S.T.A.R., glass, porches

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