September 6, 2014
Professionally installed outdoor lighting is one of the most affordable ways to increase the beauty and comfort of your home. Not only does advanced lighting technology allow homeowners to dramatically improve the functionality of outdoor areas, there’s no longer any reason to worry about receiving an out of control electric bill at the end of the month. Energy efficient outdoor lighting fixtures require only a third of the electric current when compared to old fashioned lighting technologies.
Landscape Lighting Systems
Installing a low-voltage outdoor lighting system just makes good sense. Consider a few of the many benefits of installing an outdoor lighting system:
Home Safety: The illumination of walkways, parking areas and entryways will ensure the safety of guests and family members. Proper illumination prevents unnecessary and expensive accidents.
Home Security: Shining a little light on the darkest areas of a home landscape will deter trespassers and cause everyone to walk a little easier when arriving or stepping outside late at night.
Functionality: The evening may be beautiful and the moon may be full, but when it’s dark outside everyone has a tendency to stay inside. Attractive outdoor lighting makes it possible to enjoy a patio, deck, swimming pool, garden or recreation area. Distinctive lighting is ideal for family barbecues and summer parties.
Beauty: There’s no better way to accentuate the architectural and landscaping features of a family home. Lighting displays bring out the natural beauty of a well maintained home and put a smile on the faces of homeowners and visitors. Shining a subtle light on a fountain, waterfall or flowering hedge can inspire beautiful thoughts and wonderful times.
Creative Lighting Solutions
An effective outdoor lighting design will bathe your home in patterns of light from dusk to dawn. There are so many outdoor lighting alternatives available to homeowners these days. The following is only a brief list of the types of lighting fixtures that can be easily incorporated into a well designed outdoor lighting system:
- Exterior lights
- Zone lighting
- Motion detector lighting
- Decorative lighting
- Landscape lighting
- Mood lighting
- Tree and shrub lighting
A well lit home is a more comfortable place to live and thrive. What better way to welcome neighbors, friends and family members to your home. Outdoor lighting is also the perfect way to improve the curb appeal and financial value of your home. There’s little doubt that contemporary outdoor lighting represents a wise and long lasting investment for any home or business owner.
From porch and patio lighting fixtures to ornamental post and hanging lamps, stylish outdoor lighting systems can revolutionize life at home. Brighter pathways and welcoming entryways will turn any home into a beacon of hospitality and enjoyment. If your concerned about lighting up the neighborhood, dark sky compliant lights illuminate the ground while allowing the sky to remain dark.
Have you ever thought of adding an attractive lighted ceiling fan to that dreary and stagnant covered patio? There are very few things in life that can equal the enjoyment of good conversation and a cool refreshing drink on a sultry summer evening. Outdoor lighting systems can turn a front or back yard into a place of comfort, beauty and safety.
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