Make Your Landscaping Project Beautiful With Landscape Lighting

Prior to investing in any landscaping project and in lighting, you need to identify all your needs and your purpose. Many business owners and homeowners would want to have a beautiful space, perhaps they want to set a soft, and sweet ambiance during evening hours. Other reason may be you need proper illumination on shadowy corners because more light is needed for security purposes. Or your garden needs track lighting through the walkways which is necessary to mark its boundaries. And maybe you need illumination for your signage or for important architectural points of your home or business spaces.

Once you define your purpose it is time for you to sketch up your plan according to the area of the space you want to illuminate. You must include in your layout all fixtures that are visible in the area not limited to existing light sources, trees, shrubs and other fixtures that are immovable. Remember that all visible existing items will absorb and reflect light at the same time, thus it can affect the lighting plan you wish to develop.

Then match the purpose of your lighting to specific locations in your layout. If you have trouble plotting it, it would be nice to set this up at night, use flashlight with spot and flood lights feature so you wood definitely test the best lighting effects and drama you need in a given space. You can highlight pathways or walk ways, even shrubs and trees, or any spots that requires lighting. 

Take note and record all the wattage rating of each lighting fixture you wish to employ for your landscaping plan, as well as the wiring you used for the set up. You need this information to determine the type of transformer/power pack that will work for the whole lighting system. Choose a low voltage landscaping lighting for it will help you save electricity and utility bills and making your environment beautiful than ever at the same time. Use Low Voltage Directional Bullet Lights for your up- lighting and choose Halogen bulbs for your gooseneck lights as sign lighting.

Once you verified all the things you need and determine the whole budget of the project, it is time for you to formalize your plan. Follow all manufacturer's instructions on how to set up every fixture you need for landscaping. If you have problem doing so, you need to contact professionals to help you putting everything to work.

1 comment:

Commercial Lighting Chicago said...

very beautiful..i am looking for a light that would suite in my garden which is in a low voltage..