A great way to have beautiful landscaping at your home is by planning the placement of lighting fixtures outside on the lawns or on the exterior of buildings. Here is how the proper landscape lighting can elevate the exterior of your home to make anyone passing by feeling jealous about not living there.
Lighting Benefit 1: Bringing Attention to Outdoor Features
If you have a water fountain, statue or a gazebo outside your home, then using spotlights on your lawns will bring attention to the outdoor features. Our landscapers understand how to measure the lawn and the feature to install the spotlights in the correct location to illuminate the item.
Lighting Benefit 2: Making It Safer to Walk on the Property
When you add solar spike lights along the walkways of your property or in other strategic locations, it is safer for you to walk. While walking at night or early in the morning, you will want to see if anyone is lurking along the pathways. In addition, this type of illumination helps to prevent falls when it rains or snows.
Lighting Benefit 3: Bringing Attention to Flowers on the Lawns
The strategic placement of small spotlights on your lawns can help others to see the beautiful flowers that you have planted around a tree or near a rock formation. Make sure to use the proper illumination to ensure that the blooms on the flowers look gorgeous.
Lighting Benefit 4: Prevent Burglaries on Your Property
If you have solar lights, wall sconces and spotlights aimed at your home, storage shed or other buildings on your property, then it can prevent dangerous invasions. Having this type of lighting will help to keep your valuable possessions safe.
Lighting Benefit 5: Entertaining Your Relatives or Friends
Make sure to install outdoor light fixtures on the porches, patios or swimming pool decks on your home’s lawns. When you are entertaining your guests, having lighting fixtures near these areas makes it easier to stay outside during the evening.
Lighting Benefit 6: Eliminating the Insects from a Property
When you want to spend time outside during mosquito season during the summer, you should have outdoor lighting fixtures that help to eliminate insects. In addition to bug lamps that attract flying insects to an electric grid, you can use lamps that have particular colors of bulbs that will deter the mosquitoes.
Lighting Benefit 7: Driveway and Parking Lot Outdoor Lighting
If your property has a long driveway with a parking area for several vehicles, then the installation of lampposts is essential. The light from these lamps will make it easier for drivers to navigate the driveway in a vehicle, and the drivers will feel safer entering or exiting an automobile.
Call Us to Learn More
When you want to add lights outside your home, call us at 703-354-6724 because our knowledgeable landscapers at Campbell & Ferrara can help you augment your home and its lawns.