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What To Know About Landscape Lighting

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For years, the only way you could get any kind of light in your yard was by installing a lamp post. This is fine if you want a simple light bulb shining down onto your walkway every night at dusk. But if you want to turn your backyard into something truly magical and inviting, landscape lighting should be at the top of your list when considering new landscaping ideas.

Landscape Lighting is a must-have in your next landscape installation.

The right lights can make all the difference to your home’s curb appeal and overall look, so it’s important to know how to choose them!

Landscape lighting makes your yard more appealing, inviting, and beautiful. It can also help you save money on your electricity bill by using less outdoor lighting than you would otherwise need.

The best kind of landscape lighting is that which is environmentally friendly, cost effective, and easy to install.

With the right kind of lighting, you can use your yard later at night.

You can use landscape lighting to illuminate the yard and create a romantic atmosphere. You can also use it to create a party atmosphere so that people will want to hang out in your backyard late at night. Another option is to install lights for safety purposes: if you have kids or pets who play in the yard after dark, security lights will help keep them safe from accidents and crime.

What are the next steps in getting the perfect lighting?

The first step is deciding on where exactly you want to put them. You don’t want to put them in places where they will be distracting or annoying, but also don’t go too far with this—you want people coming over and being like “wow!” The second step is thinking through what kind of lighting style fits best with what kind of area we’re talking about. If it’s an outdoor space where lots of kids play, maybe you want something more whimsical than if it’s just a quiet little corner behind some bushes away from prying eyes!

There are three main categories of landscape lighting that you need to know about.

  • Accent Lights
  • Path Lights
  • Up Lights
  • Accent Lights

The first is accent lights, which are those lights that highlight features in your yard like statuary or the edges of a stone path. You might want to use them to illuminate a particular section of your garden and create a focal point. This is great for drawing in a visitor’s eyes to focus on a certain part of your backyard or to create a better ambiance.

Path Lights

Path lights, which illuminate just as the name implies, help guide people along walkways and paths so they don’t trip or stub their toes. Path lights are the most common type of landscape lighting. Path lights can also be installed along fences and walls or in front of large trees because it’s important to light up areas with a lot of darkness around them.

Up Lights

Up lights are the third type of lighting we’ll mention and by far our favorite type of light for landscape installations. Up lights, as you may have guessed from the name, are mounted in the ground and illuminate shrubbery. They’re great for highlighting trees, plants, or other features that are already in place.

These beauties add a lot of drama to your property and can make it look like you have a fairy garden out there! The soft glow makes them appear as if they’re floating above the landscape. Plus their size means they don’t take up much space when installed in tight spots like under tree branches or along walkways where space is limited. This keeps things looking clean and simple while providing some much-needed illumination to any area of your landscape design!

We hope that we’ve been able to help you gain a better understanding of the world of landscape lighting. If you’re looking for more information, don’t hesitate to reach out! We’d love to hear from you.

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