Do you enjoy spending time in your yard or patio but hate having to go inside once the sun sets? Your property may feel smaller at night because you can’t see it. One way to add depth and warmth to your property is by installing landscape lighting. From creating a welcoming evening landscape to seeing clearly when coming home after dark, landscape lighting can be an exceptional addition you never knew you needed. Here are some tips for adding lighting to your landscape.
Determine the Purpose for Landscape Lighting
Before installing any landscape lighting, be sure to determine your needs and why you want illumination in your yard. Maybe you want to create a soft, romantic environment during the evening hours. Maybe you have a bench or a shaded walkway you need to brighten for security reasons. A garden that borders your neighbor’s fence may require landscape lighting to mark its boundaries. You may also want to highlight your backyard features like a water fountain or fire pit.
Many homeowners may be concerned about walking through the darkened landscape without tripping and falling. Another concern is feeling unsafe when arriving home to a dark front yard. With proper landscape lighting, you should feel confident walking in your yard as you take out the trash and when you arrive home late in the evening. Safety lights let you see the entirety of the landscape, increasing your security and enjoying outdoor activities longer into the evening.
If you have a landscaping or hardscaping feature in your yard, such as a garden or pond, you can highlight it with accent lights. At Carroll Landscaping, our talented designers can design a lighting display that will draw attention to it during the night. Accent lighting can be used with other features, including patios, outdoor kitchens, outdoor fire pits, decks, pergolas, and more.
Call the Professionals
Many homeowners believe that they can substitute professional landscape lighting with commercially-made landscape lights sold at big box stores and home improvement centers. When you hire an experienced, reputable landscaping company to install lighting features in your yard, you have access to high-quality outdoor lighting proven to withstand the elements. You are bound to see a difference in your landscape when you invest in professional outdoor lighting. Call us today to learn more!
Interested in Improving Your Outdoor Living Space? Consider Landscape and Hardscaping Design Services from Carroll Landscaping
Carroll Landscaping has over 30 years of experience with landscape construction, porch construction, deck building, and hardscape installation. Our award-winning landscape designers are passionate about providing customers with top-notch service and landscape design. Our landscape designers have a creative design outlook and work as a team with our installation crews to make your vision a reality. We are committed to providing every customer with the highest quality workmanship, professional and knowledgeable service, and creativity in design in order to surpass our clients’ expectations in every aspect of the project.
We serve residents throughout the beautiful state of Maryland including Baltimore, Columbia, Ellicott City, Eldersburg, Clarksville, Sykesville, Manchester, Westminster, and Woodstock. For more information and to schedule a consultation with one of our expert designers, contact us online or give us a call at 410-922-2416