Outdoor living areas are consistently highly ranked as very important by homeowners and homebuyers. But, outdoor living without lighting cannot be accurately described as living! This is even more true when you consider most of us are at work all day and the only time we have to enjoy the outdoor living areas we have painstakingly created is in the evenings, after dark! As darkness approaches, lack of lighting will send your guests scurrying home and your family back inside in front of their phones or the TV, defeating the purpose of having that beautiful outdoor area to gather in! This raises the question of why outdoor lighting is not usually considered or budgeted for until the last minute when building a new home or renovating a yard. And on those rare occasions when it is included in the building budget, it is often well below the amount required to do a proper job of illuminating and highlighting the home to the homeowner’s satisfaction.
Outdoor lighting not only provides security by warding off intruders, it provides safety for your family and friends when moving around the yard after dark, increases the value of your property, and enhances your curb appeal. But most importantly, it allows you and your family and friends to enjoy your outdoor spaces safely and comfortably into the night. And isn’t that why we all crave outdoor spaces—to be able to enjoy family, friends, food and fellowship together?
When planning for an outdoor living space, it is much easier to incorporate lighting in the planning stage rather than retrofitting it. However, outdoor lighting is very frequently added in afterwards, so don’t let that stop you! A certified professional landscape lighting technician can help you plan for lighting in the creation of your outdoor area, or can easily add in lighting after, so that you can derive the maximum benefit from your outdoor space. Great lighting provides a wide range of benefits to the homeowner which makes it even the more indispensable. It not only brings out the beauty of your outdoor living area, it also provides safety and security. So why not add lighting to your outdoor living today to enjoy it full benefits?!
Located in Summerfield, NC Southern Lights Architectural and Landscape Lighting serves properties and property management companies throughout the state of NC including Greensboro, High Point, Jamestown, Burlington, Reidsville, Oak Ridge, Brown Summit, Winston-Salem, Clemmons, Raleigh, Charlotte, Kannapolis, Salisbury, Gastonia, Matthews, etc. Southern Lights has installed hundreds of outdoor landscape lighting systems and carries more certifications than anyone in the state. We specialize in lighting designs and service everything we install as well as lighting systems installed by others. With attention to detail and a solid knowledge of design, Southern Lights is the leading outdoor landscape lighting firm in the state of NC and beyond. See why our clients choose us. Contact us today by web (online form) or phone (336.451.4969)