The Art of Light and 9 Dramatic LED Lighting Effects

Submitted by Harold Salkin

Nothing beautifies your home more than exterior lighting.

The purpose of low voltage lighting? To unify the relationship between your house and the landscaping that surrounds it.

When designing exterior lighting, you must take into account your personal style and adapt your exterior environment to evoke a particular mood or place that is soothing to you. Even modest homes or those with limited yards can benefit from landscape lighting

Long Term Value

You have a substantial investment in your property and professional landscaping will enhance your long term investment. Realtors often say the first impression is everything and the first impression of a well-illuminated property can add to the value of your home.

The Art of Design

Many different techniques will create a variety of effects for your home and property.

The overall effect is dependent on what you would like the end result to be. Whether it is an imposing dramatic effect or a subtle and elegant look, your lighting professional will create the atmosphere you desire.

Keep in mind that several fixtures focused on an area from multiple angles can highlight an object with a softer light than a single very bright fixture.

Don’t Focus on Outdoor Landscape Lighting First
While your mind is on landscape lighting, you actually shouldn’t focus on lighting up your pathways and other landscape features, like your trees, first.

In fact, you should begin with the primary focus of your outdoor lighting But what’s that?

Focus on Lighting the House First
The most prized, and expensive part of your property is, of course, your home. Light your house using the right type of outdoor light fixtures that illuminate your home and provide safety and security at night.

You should position lighting fixtures so that they highlight walls of the house as well as architectural features

Below are just a few of the techniques that can be used to illuminate your property.

landscape lighting effects

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