Landscape Lighting Ideas
Us Midwesterners must take advantage of the warm weather in the summertime. It can be tricky to enjoy your outdoor living space into the evenings if it becomes dark and uninviting when the sun goes down. That’s where landscape lighting comes in! Here are 5 ways to use landscape lighting to create the perfect outdoor oasis for you and your family.
Path Lights to Lead the Way
Path lights are the perfect way to bring some much-needed illumination to your walking paths and stairs. Creating an outdoor living space that is not only functional, but beautiful as well! Path lights can prevent trips and falls on uneven or unseen surfaces. Furthermore, there are many different styles and designs available, it’s easy to find lights that will perfectly complement your space.
Accentuate Decks and Patios
Create a beautifully crafted outdoor space that will be perfect for relaxing or entertaining guests. When adding landscape lights, you can create a warm and welcoming space that the neighbors will envy! String lights, post lights, or wall lights are a few examples that can add a beautiful ambiance to your deck or patio.
Showcase Trees and Gardens
Up lighting is perfect to showcase the natural beauty of trees in your yard. Down Lighting is best used to highlight flowers and plants, helping to accentuate natural colors and textures. Another wonderful option for gardens is string lights or lanterns, these add such a romantic effect!
Highlight Outdoor Water Features
Adding low-voltage landscape lights around your water feature can create a stunning glow that will certainly stand out. Whether you have a pond, fountain, or waterfall…landscape lighting can help you show it off. You can even add underwater lights to add a more dramatic glowing effect!
Show Off Your Home’s Best Features
You put a lot of time and effort into your landscaping and hardscaping or your home, so why not show it off? You can even use accent lights to highlight architectural details such as columns and cornices. No matter what type of home you have, landscape lighting can help you create an outdoor space that is beautiful and inviting.
Looking for the Perfect Landscape Lighting or Hardscape Professionals?
Contact the landscaping and hardscaping professionals at Exterior Enterprises, for your new lighting, or other hardscape installs such as patios, pergolas, walkways, composite steps , fire pits, outdoor kitchens and more! We look forward to working with you to create the perfect outdoor space for your home.