Outdoor Lighting Designs
When any outdoor spaces are being designed and installed, you focus on making sure that the designs provided by the landscapes experts meet your needs and that all the features and installations are exactly as you envisioned them to be. While planning features like patios, pools and other exterior elements is important, it’s probably even more important to make sure that aspects such as lighting are also planned to perfection.
It’s the only way you would be able use the outdoor spaces of your property more functionally. When you’re considering getting any landscaping work done, you need to be sure that the company you hire for the job would also be able provideyou with the kind of outdoor lighting design solutions you need.
Well-established companies like Creative Online Landscape Design cater to clients in and around St. Charles, Maple Park and Geneva. They also handle projects in Sycamore, Aurora, and DeKalb. Over the years, the company has completed many similar projects on properties in and around Burlington, Kaneville and the surrounding areas.
Landscape Lighting Ideas
Far from popular belief, exterior lighting is a lot more than just installing a few lamp posts or floodlights in various areas of your garden and yard spaces. It involves making sure that every exterior lighting fixture is planned meticulously and installed to perfection. Some of the different yard lighting ideas and concepts include:
- Paver lights
- Wall and post lights
- Lighting fixtures for steps
- Patio and deck lighting
- Poolscape lighting
- Fireplace and fire pit lights
- Underwater lights for water features such as fountains, water falls, ponds etc.
- Column and lamp post lighting
- Recessed lights
- Concealed lights
- Downlights and uplights
- Wall sconces
When these lighting fixtures are used in the right proportion, they help illuminate the outdoor spaces of your home very well. Aside from illumination, there are a number of benefits to getting experts to handle lighting for your landscape. They would be able to provide you detailed plans and designs of lighting for your outdoor spaces after dark.
Outdoor Illumination - The Benefits
Well illuminated spaces aren’t just a pleasure to use, but offer a number of other benefits as well such as:
- Increase safety levels of the property and these areas become safer for your children and pets to play in
- Improves security and deters trespassers and vandals
- Allows you to create the mood you want in the outdoor areas
- Increases the curb appeal and value of your property
Energy-Efficient LED Outdoor Lighting
While having well-planned lighting fixtures in the outdoor areas of your property is essential for a number of reasons, a large number of lights can increase your energy bills. Most credible and experienced companies focus on ensuring that the exterior lighting installations they recommend are energy-efficient.
They use a mix-and-match of LED lights and fixtures, transformers and relays etc., which helps reduce the overall cost of using these lights in the long term. Creating beautiful outdoor spaces helps ensure that your landscape looks as great after dark as it does during the daytime.
CAD landscape lighting plans that professionals provide, will give you a very clear idea of what your home or commercial establishment will look like once the sun has set. Hire the services of a skilled landscaping company like Creative Online Landscape Design that would be able to assess the available space and features before providing the best outdoor lighting design solutions.