Landscape Lighting: Everything You Need to Know
You can brighten up the outside of your house with the help of our experts, from choosing the right outdoor lights to setting them up.
A post-sunset atmosphere is created around this residence by underlit trees and accent lights aimed at the façade.
In order to make your house and yard look first-rate, you’ve gone the extra mile. It would be a shame to let all that effort go to waste at nightfall. It only takes a flick of a switch and some strategically placed outdoor house lights to bring the darkness back? Using landscape lighting correctly can highlight your house’s architectural features and accent prized plantings and trees in your yard.
How do you choose the best landscape lighting?
There is a good reason why most landscape lighting today is low voltage. There are fewer risks involved with this system than with 120-volt systems, and it’s easier to install. The effect can be anything from ethereal moonlight beamed down by a tree canopy to a subtle glow that washes over a low garden wall, despite the fact that low-voltage lights are powered by one-tenth as much power. Lighting schemes are more than just hardware choices; they are about artistry as well.
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A transformer converts 120-volt household current to a safer 12 volts.
The bulb determines the brightness, color, beam width, and electricity consumption of a light.
A fixture housing protects the bulb from elements and shapes the light beam.
Fixture stakes hold fixtures in place.
It carries current through the lead wires of the fixture to the light. Post-sunset, this home’s facade is illuminated by underlit trees and accent lights.