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DIY Lighting Design vs. Hiring a Professional

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If you’re interested in a new lighting design for your home, you have two options: taking the do-it-yourself (DIY) route or hiring a professional lighting designer. While DIY may seem appealing due to lower costs, there is a trade-off. 

In this blog, we'll compare the pros and cons of each approach, highlighting the limitations of DIY lighting design and the benefits of working with a professional. Looking for lighting design services in the Southlake, TX, area? Contact Texadia Systems here! 

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Comparing Low-End vs. High-End LED Smart Lighting

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How Good Can Smart Lighting Be?

For anyone that loves new technology or has a passion for interior design, smart lighting control is an exciting new addition to any home. While smart lighting has been eagerly buzzed about in recent years, there’s a wide range of LED lighting products available to choose from. 

At the lower end, you’ll find DIY smart bulbs like the Philips Hue models that can be screwed into lamp fixtures and connected to your phone over Wi-Fi. But smart lighting can get much more sophisticated than this, with high-end Ketra lighting fixtures and Lutron systems that offer whole-home control. 

If you’re interested in lighting control, you have some options. Are you fine with lower-grade LED solutions or ready for luxury systems like Ketra? We compare both below to help you find the best option. 

Looking for whole-home lighting control in the University Park, TX, area? Contact Texadia Systems to get started! 

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