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Yes, Outdoor Lighting Is An Excellent Investment For The Short And Long Term!

With material costs rising for home improvements today, it’s comforting to know that outdoor lighting is still a terrific buy.

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Is Outdoor Lighting A Good Investment?

According to the experts at HGTV, the answer is “Yes” to whether adding outdoor lighting is a good investment in this economy. Listed as a “Maximum Home Value Outdoor Living Project,” outdoor lighting and landscape lighting designs are more than well worth it.

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Highlighting your home’s different angles, transforming your gardens and pathways into beautiful landscaped creations, or creatively accenting a deck or patio for entertaining, outdoor lighting boosts curb appeal and home value while also being the most cost effective outdoor living project for homeowners,” according to HGTV.

Which Areas Are Best To Light At My Nashville Property?

Our best advice is to think of your home exterior as a blank canvas, ready to be transformed into an illuminated showplace.

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HGTV continues, “For those who are willing to spend more for a detailed and extravagant lighting project, hire a professional who can custom-create a lighting plan built around your home’s unique features and landscaping design. Implementing a pro’s plan can be heavier on the pocketbook than do-it-yourself lighting, but the quality and style will not go unnoticed.”

And the best professional outdoor lighting source in Nashville is Outdoor Lighting Perspectives.

Curb Appeal Outdoor Lighting: At Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, we know that outdoor and landscape lighting is one of the most effective ways to add beauty and value to your Nashville area home. As America’s most trusted residential outdoor lighting specialists, we know that the secret of stunning outdoor illumination is in the perfect placement of energy-efficient, handcrafted copper and brass outdoor lighting fixtures.

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This is where OLP owns the night. When you see how our professional lighting transforms your home, you’ll agree that our designs do more than illuminate. They captivate. Our trained outdoor lighting designers focus on highlighting all the best features of your property to increase its curb appeal and create a welcoming ambiance. The architecture, textures, and colors of your home will all be considered as your lighting design is created.

Landscape Lighting: For more than 35 years, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville has been designing, installing and servicing Nashville’s finest landscape lighting. We serve the entire Nashville market and create a custom lighting design for each of our customers. A custom design starts with our clients’ goals. Are they looking to beautify a particular area? Is the lighting going to provide safe travel because it’s a walkway or pathway? Is the landscape lighting going to provide security by lighting around the areas where intruders like to hide? The answers will be found in our custom design plan after your complimentary design consultation.

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Pathway Lighting: One very important element of landscape lighting is path lighting. First, it serves a very functional need of safe travel down the path at night. Secondly, the path lighting might not have the cover of nearby landscaping. From super premium handcrafted brass and copper LED outdoor lighting fixtures to innovatively different hand cast metal Garden Luminaire landscape art forms, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives can transform your exterior pathways, walkways, and driveway into illuminated areas that eliminate dark and scary nighttime spaces. Our custom designed pathway lighting and driveway lighting help ensure safety and security in the darker evening hours. Properly illuminating these areas, especially at any elevation change, and lighting each step and entry point will provide you peace of mind that these areas are well lit and beautiful.

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Outdoor Sphere Globe Lighting: Add a whimsical feel to your backyard by highlighting your landscaping, trees, and outdoor spaces at night in a unique way. Our new outdoor sphere lights are an ideal and unique lighting solution perfect for adorning trees, walkways, and more. Also known as orb lights or outdoor globe lights, our outdoor sphere lights are illuminated orbs that add a subtle, whimsical glow to landscapes. Coming in a variety of different sizes, outdoor sphere lights are the perfect combination of useful light and backyard decoration. Made of sturdy steel and LED bulbs, outdoor globe lights can withstand the elements, making them a great solution for hanging from trees. This is the most common application of outdoor orb lights and for good reason! Hanging light spheres add character and an organic feel to your backyard trees. They are excellent decorations for outdoor gatherings and events but are also perfect for year-round usage.

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Another application is on-ground outdoor orb lights. Adding a modern touch to your walkways and outdoor spaces has never been easier than with outdoor sphere lights. Securely attached to the ground, on-ground outdoor sphere lights subtlety illuminates your pathways to perfection.

What Kind Of ROI Will My Outdoor Lighting Recoup Should I Ever Sell My Home?

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The benefits and value of adding outdoor lighting – or upgrading the system you already have – to surround, protect and highlight your home are endless.

In addition to enhanced security, added aesthetics, curb appeal, extra efficiency and functionality, the most significant benefit when you go to sell your home is the ROI – return on investment – you will receive.

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Professionally designed, installed, and maintained outdoor lighting offers a high return on investment. When you invest in your home, you should take care to make design choices that don’t just please you now, but also offer a high rate of return. And outdoor lighting fits that niche beautifully.

Studies have shown that professional landscape lighting can make a home 30% more valuable. Not only will you likely recoup the money you put into you lighting design installation, but you most likely will make a profit by adding more resale value to your home.

It All Adds Up To An Excellent Investment

Discover for yourself how we can beautiful your life and outdoor living leisure with the finest energy-efficient outdoor lighting money can buy. Click here to schedule your complimentary design consultation.


David Todd, Director of Sales Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville.