Having the best lighting for your landscape is sure to give your home the aesthetic appeal you’re looking for, especially if you’re hosting a wedding or other big celebration, or if you’re putting your home up for sale. Not sure what would look good or ensure the right lighting? Keep reading to get the best ideas for having outdoor lighting installed by Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah for whatever plants and water features you want to enhance or illuminate.
Imagine a rose garden with mood lighting that reflects a beautiful glow or a line of large, busy viburnum that accentuate the bright red berries. A beautiful, soft light around the perimeter of a pool can create just the right touch. If you’re looking to light your garden path, having LED low voltage lights installed along each side of the path accents reds, yellows, oranges and white flowering plants.
Accenting plants and water features with outdoor lighting takes some creativity and planning. Light can either reflect or absorb, so installing the right lighting is crucial to ensuring the best look.
There are many landscape lighting choices when it comes to accentuating and accenting plants and trees. Depending on the type of look you’re going for, lights can make all the difference in curbside appeal, especially when it comes to selling a home; but it can also be used for security purposes. Commercial buildings with landscaping are perfect for installing outdoor lighting, which helps deter criminal activity. Having lights that come on at night and go off when the sun comes up adds extra security. Have teenagers that come in at all hours? Installing pathway lighting along trees and bushes is a good choice. Having soft lighting surrounding the premises creates a nice look and a safe environment for family and friends.Large trees and bushes can be enhanced with spotlights or what Landscape Lighting Pro’s team uses, up lighting and down lighting, which cast a subtle glow. These are a good choice to assure the area is well-lit, but not overbearing. Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah can plan, install and maintain your outdoor lights.
There are many choices when it comes to accent lighting for water features, depending on what type of lighting you want. An illuminated pool is much safer at night and it can also create a romantic environment; it’s also great for a late-night celebration. For these types of situations, several underwater lights surrounding the area can help light and create a wondrous effect. A soft LED light can also create a magical look by enhancing a water fountain or feature. A pond or creek is easily illuminated using outdoor lighting and the right landscape lighting can accentuate a birdbath or even a trickling fountain.
A flower garden of petunias, zinnias, geraniums, and the like can make any home or business look appealing; but think about at night, when you want to create dazzling illumination. Flowers abutting a home or business can be accentuated by soft light; gardens planted in the middle of the lawn can be the center of attention with a single low light or small lights surrounding its borders. Installing LED lights can accent several rows of flowers lining fences or walls, creating a pleasing border. Pathway lights make an excellent choice for flower gardens lining a pathway to the front entrance of a home or business.
As you can see, there are many ways to use outdoor lighting for accenting paths and water features. Call us today at 801-440-7647 or simply fill out a contact form, to discover what Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah can do for you.
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