Benefits of a Landscape Lighting System
It’s nice to have a manicured lawn with trees, bushes cut to shapes, and the perfect backyard or front yard gardens. They all contribute to the beauty of your home. It’s almost a pity you or others don’t get to see those nice things when the sun goes down.
Do you know what would really make those things stand out even after darkness sets in? Mood hues and tones to complement the objects and spaces you have. In other words – landscape lighting.
What is Landscape Lighting?
Landscape lighting, also called garden lighting, is the use of outdoor illumination of private gardens, walkways, and public spaces to bring out the best features in any landscape. It does this by creating the illusion of space, length, height, and even contrast. Landscape lighting was mainly used for safety measures but is now also used to create moods in recreational, sporting, and social events. It’s not just in private homes but also in public places like buildings and streets.
The Benefits of Landscape Lighting
Landscape lighting can bring out the best in your yard or garden. The correct lighting can make a small space look big, a rough lawn look smooth, and even cast away forbidding-looking shadows and shapes. The appropriate lights will also make certain colors look richer, even in the dark. There is also hard lighting if you want dramatic shadows and effects, and soft lighting to set a soothing mood.
The lights don’t just make your exterior look nice; they can create a ‘safe zone’ around the house. As long as lights are located in the right places you don’t have to worry about trespassers making their way through your property unnoticed. Lights in strategic areas also make it hard or even impossible for burglars to find spots to hide in. Light also help to make entry points to your property and home such as the gates, windows, and doors safer.
Darkness affects the king of your senses; your vision. You may misjudge how high steps are, miss walkway drop-offs, and even fail to see curbs right in your own backyard. A lighting system to illuminate those areas area is a good safeguard against potential injury on your own property. Your children and visitors will appreciate this too.
Who says you have to stay indoors when the sun goes down? The right lighting can turn your exterior into a safe living space and functional part of your home even at night. Have dinner or hang out with friends in a well-lit backyard or garden, or read a book or unwind in the patio after work. Landscape lighting is also good for neighborhood parties.
Great Landscape Lighting is Affordable
You might think you need a fortune to light up your property in a very dramatic way. The truth is you don’t. You just need the right kind of lights in the right places. It would also help to hire people who really know how to set the right mood and make your spaces look awesome even in the dark.
If you’re looking for lighting and landscaping services for your home in Carefree, Cave Creek, Fountain Hills, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, or Scottsdale do not hesitate to visit landscapelightingscottsdale.com or give us a call at 480-207-3379.