The right outdoor lighting, or landscape lighting, can completely transform your outdoor entertaining area. Adding light enhances the ambiance and increases vision, allowing you to enjoy the view — even after sundown.
Many homeowners update their outdoor living areas in the summer when more time is spent in backyards. Outdoor patio lights and deck lighting are getting used constantly, so it’s a natural time to consider making improvements. When you work with Capital Landscaping, our lighting designers can help you craft a space that compliments your home, landscaping, and existing furniture — encouraging you to enjoy the outdoors long into the night. This desired look can be achieved within budgets both large and small. Contact us to discuss the options and craft a custom plan.
Show the pride you have in your home by illuminating it with up-lighting. Guests and family alike will be wowed by the first impression your home makes when they visit after sundown. If you’re planning to sell, it’s great for curb appeal. Aside from looking magnificent, it can positively affect your home’s security by warding off burglars and preventing vandalism.
Adding pool lighting is like adding icing to the cake. You thought the setup was perfect to begin with, but magically, it’s made even better. Midnight swims become safer and more enjoyable, and you start to notice the nighttime view from inside.
You get it. Outdoor lights magnify your home’s already gorgeous features. So why would your landscaping be different? Enjoy it 24 hours a day with landscape lighting that enhances your well-maintained lawn, flower beds, and potted plants.
Water Feature Lighting
Water features can be an investment, so why not show them off? Proper lighting will turn your waterfall or cascading stream into an absolute work of art.
Once you’ve decided to move forward with an outdoor lighting install, you can start deciding on lighting techniques and picking out the fixtures. This stage is exciting because you can see the project coming together, but the amount of options can also make it overwhelming. That’s where our team of landscape designers comes in. They’ll ask questions and get to know your style, then create a plan and hand-pick fixtures for you to choose from. The service doesn’t stop there, though. Our designers will continue working with you until the plan is absolutely perfect and be available throughout the entire project. Our number one goal is to create a space you love.
Varying the types of outdoor lighting techniques used is another strategy we use to produce amazing results. We can install up-lighting, down-lighting, floodlighting, spotlighting, path lighting, and more.
Up-lighting is installed on the ground level and projected up, showcasing the beauty of trees, homes, statues, and more. Down-lighting is the opposite. It’s often used in outdoor living spaces where a more natural look is desired. To illuminate large areas, installing flood lights on your home is the way to go. To create a focal point or add drama, spotlighting will definitely impress. Last up is path lighting, which helps guide visitors while also preventing falls. Other lighting techniques include step lighting, garden lighting, and motion sensor lighting.
For most lighting types, you have options as to how you install them. Your home’s power source and how often they’ll be used are can play a major role, though. Line voltage is needed for floodlight and other high-powered lighting, but low voltage and solar powered may work with path lighting, for example.
Now is always the right time to get started. We love chatting with customers about options and “what ifs”, so give us a call at 515-244-2724, even if you’d just like to discuss ideas. You can also contact us online.