Don’t overdo the lights. Too many lights can make your house look like a Christmas tree. Contrasts in light and shadow can be very effective.
Avoid tripping on steps, pathways and decks. Make sure steps and other hazards are well light
Deter unwanted guests (persons and animals) from your property with SECURITY Lights
see if there is a part of your home or landscaping that you would like to highlight or dramatize?
Typical fixtures: mushrooms, tulip lights, lanterns, tier lights, specialty lights
These low impact or shielded lights face down to the ground or paths to add safety, security and visibility for walking
The idea is to create pools of light that you walk in and out of not an airport runway effect.
Sometimes, path lighting
can be achieved by mounting a fixture behind tall greenery allowing some light to filter onto paths while also illuminating the
Bring your deck to life at night and help guests navigate stairs safely with specialized step and deck lighting.
be installed beneath benches, as recessed lights in the risers of steps, and as surface lights on vertical posts and below
TREE LIGHTING / UPLIGHTING / DOWNLIGHTING
Typical fixtures: spot/accent lights, floodlights, well lights, specialty lights
Uplighting is a dramatic way to highlight the beauty of statuary, flags or trees, especially large or flowering types. By
lighting trees from two or more directions, your target appears to be 3-dimensional and more lifelike.
SPOT LIGHTING / DOWNLIGHTING
To light large or focused activity areas on decks, lawns, arbors, pools, hot tubs etc. use fixtures that are mounted high on
trellises, eaves, gazebos, and mature trees