The Importance Of Low Voltage Landscape Lighting
You have been saving up for that outdoor living space that you have been dreaming of for quite some time; a space to entertain guests and enjoy time with friends and family. You have a vision of a beautifully constructed wood pergola, natural stone patio, outdoor fireplace and outdoor kitchen as well as beautiful garden beds with your favourite plants. You have found the right landscape design and build company to complete your project and the last day of construction has just passed, leaving you to enjoy your new favourite space. All of this is lovely until the sun goes down and you realize that the beauty is lost due to a lack of light. You now find yourself wishing you had installed those low voltage landscape lights that your landscape contractor had suggested but have come to the realization that it is no longer possible without making a mess of your newly completed oasis.
Unfortunately, this is a common scenario. Many landscape companies and homeowners tend to overlook the importance of including low voltage landscape lighting within their landscape project. Often, the homeowners’ concern is that the electricity bill is going to shoot through the roof and other times, the landscape contractor simply doesn’t recommend landscape lighting to clients because of inexperience or a lack of education on the subject matter.
Example Of Low Voltage Landscape Lighting
Not only is low voltage landscape lighting a beautiful way to enhance the look of your outdoor living space, it also provides light in dark spaces making your outdoor living space a safer place for everyone to use. There is nothing worse than sitting in a backyard at night while having drinks or dinner with friends and not being able to see one another. Lighting is important for seeing your guests and enhances everyone’s safety as it allows for you and your guests to see potential hazards that could cause a fall and result in an injury.
The beauty of low voltage landscape lighting is that there is a wide range of styles, colours, sizes and finishes to choose from. Whether you are looking for modern, traditional or contemporary, there are many options available. In addition to the many options of styles, low voltage landscape lighting will NOT make your electricity bill shoot through the roof; it will, however, provide you with the light that you require.
Fine Design Living specializes in the design and installation of low voltage landscape lighting projects for our clients. Contact us to book your consultation.
“Life is all about seating and lighting.” – Graydon Carter