Kichler Landscape Lighting – The Professionals choice
Landscape Lighting Design – What Homeowners Need to Know
Why hire a professional to design your landscape lighting?
Some homeowners are surprised when told that a significant amount of the lighting project fee is for the lighting design. They may just want a few lights along a path or to highlight a few trees, what’s the big deal?
They may also be surprised when told that their home and property may require 20 or 30 lights instead of the 10 they anticipated. Is the contractor going overboard?
The answer to these questions can be found in the understanding that good landscape lighting design is a fine art that accomplishes many things at the same time. A skilled and experienced landscape lighting designer goes through a process starting with setting goals then devising a strategy to achieve those goals. There are numerous lighting techniques that can be employed and many lighting effects that can be achieved. The knowledge, skill and artistry required for a great lighting design is considerable and requires a significant investment of time and energy.
The difference between a great landscape lighting design and a mediocre one can be clearly seen and felt by the homeowner. A great landscape lighting design creates a nighttime experience perfectly tailored to your wants and needs. Do you want to feel warmly welcomed and secure as you drive onto your property at night? Do you want to see the beauty of your home illuminated in a way that is dramatic yet subtle? Do you want your trees rising out of the darkness in ways that are both brilliant and natural? The possibilities are endless.
If you hire an experienced landscape lighting designer, your investment will reward you every night for years to come.