The outdoor space of the day is an extension of our home, including kitchen equipment, dining space, relaxation area and so on. Here are some of our favorite lighting tips to help you enjoy these spaces from day to night.
Landscape lighting enhances the natural beauty and vitality of your home. It accentuates attractive features, illuminates the way and creates an enchanting atmosphere. When you consider landscape lighting, consider all the features that deserve attention. Do you have a beautiful tree in your backyard? focus it. Do you have attractive architectural details on your patio? Draw attention to yourself with landscape lighting fixtures. Are you hard at work in a beautiful garden? Use street lights to lead the way. You can also use the underwater LEDs to capture the nighttime beauty of your pool or water feature. Or use the lighting as its own feature: floodlights placed at an angle to the silhouetted trees create depth and interest.
Safety is always a top priority. Evenings are prime time for outdoor entertaining when you're at home, so critical paths need to be well lit. Landscape lighting can help protect your home when you're not there. At night, proper landscape lighting can allow you and others to move around safely in the dark. Outdoor Post Lanterns are perfect for driveways and stair railings. Outdoor wall sconces help you identify doorways and exits and illuminate entryways. Step lights and path lights illuminate stairs and walkways, while address lights make it easy for people to find your home. Landscape lighting fixtures triggered by timers help protect your home from intruders. They also look great. Our outdoor wall sconces are elegantly designed to enhance security without sacrificing style.
Professional landscaping and landscape lighting add value in several ways. It can accentuate design elements or make areas appear larger. It adds beauty and usability to outdoor living spaces that are in high demand after dark. Of course, security is always valuable, and one of the easiest and most affordable strategies for impacting property value is to improve curb appeal by upgrading your entryway. All you need is a quick coat of paint, updated lighting, and an accent piece or two. With this information as your guide, you can complete your project with minimal time and effort.