Outdoor Lighting: The Icing on the Cake
You’ve made a substantial investment to creating a beautiful outdoor living space and want to make the most of it. You can further enhance what you’ve already created with outdoor lighting. Illuminating your landscape has both practical and aesthetic benefits and involves more than just selecting the right hardware. It’s about a lighting design that will accentuate the architecture of your home and the artistry of your landscape.
Security and Safety
Landscape lighting will provide an extra measure of safety and security to your home. Burglars tend to move in the shadows and will shy away from a well-lit residence. When a burglar evaluates the houses in your neighborhood, those that are highly illuminated will be quickly eliminated. Landscape lighting is also a valuable feature when you are at home hanging out with family and friends. Well-lit sidewalks and pathways will help prevent injuries and accidents caused by a lack of illumination. It is also comforting to be able to look out the window and not be confronted with complete darkness.
Artistry and Ambiance
A well-executed lighting design will add extra impact to your already beautiful landscape. It can create a warm and welcoming atmosphere that your family and friends will truly enjoy. Lighting can transform your yard with different effects such as subtle illumination tucked into plants and shrubs or creating a wall of light along a fence that will reflect onto the rest of the yard.
Nighttime Living Space
Landscape lighting will take your outdoor living space from an afternoon oasis to an evening gathering spot. It will be as if you’ve brought the inside out and decorated it with a warm and cozy glow. With all you have invested in your landscape and outdoor living space, you shouldn’t be restricted to only enjoying it during the daylight hours. Landscape lighting will maximize the time you spend there and the pleasure it gives you.
Increased Property Value
An artistic outdoor lighting design can also add to the value of your property and increase its curb appeal. Right now you are enjoying your home and have no intention of selling. Still, should you decide to put your house on the market, potential buyers will likely view the landscape lighting as a valuable asset that already exists instead of another item to add to their “to do” list once they purchase the house. They will also likely place great value on the safety and security an outdoor lighting system provides the property.
Outdoor Lighting Design
Today there is a huge selection of landscape lighting to choose from and when combined properly, a large variety of effects can be achieved. Carefully selected landscape illumination expands your living space and creates a sense of drama and beauty. Whether you want to highlight your home’s unique architectural features or improve its safety and security for your family and friends, David Ash, Jr. Landscape Contractors can help you make that happen. Serving Long Beach Island and the surrounding areas, we are experts in the science and art of low-voltage halogen and LED technology. From design to installation, our team of landscape experts will recommend energy-saving strategies and find lighting solutions that will enhance the beauty of your landscape as well as the value of your home. Consult with us to create a landscape lighting design that will make the most of your outdoor living space.