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Is Professional Landscape Lighting Worth It?

If you are considering installing landscape lighting at your home or business, you probably wonder if hiring a professional is worth the investment.

Landscape lighting can be a stunning addition to your commercial or property. When determining the type of lighting is best for your needs, you have probably investigated DIY solutions, such as installing inexpensive solar lighting. And while the final decision is all yours, we would like to suggest that you take the leap and make the very worthwhile investment into professional landscape lighting.

Landscape lighting by professionals is worth it.

3 Reasons Professional Landscape Lighting is Worth It

It makes sense that if you have invested in professional landscaping that you would hire a professional landscape lighting company to showcase it. Investing in professional landscape lighting can significantly enhance the aesthetics and functionality of your outdoor space, providing numerous benefits that go beyond mere visual appeal.

​​​​​​Professional landscape lighting with decorative orb lights by Outdoor Lighting Perspectives.
  1. Professional landscape lighting will be more aesthetically pleasing.

Professional landscape lighting designers do it best. By strategically illuminating trees, shrubs, flower beds, and architectural features, they will best be able to highlight the beauty of your landscaping. Whether you prefer a subtle, soft glow or a more dramatic, vibrant display, professional lighting designers can create a customized plan to complement your property's style and your personal preferences. With carefully positioned fixtures and various lighting techniques, your outdoor space can be brought to life, adding a touch of magic to your surroundings.

  1. Professionals know how to light your property for safety and security.

Professional landscape lighting designers can identify potential problem areas throughout your property which might be susceptible to would-be intruders. In addition, they can discern other areas throughout your landscape, which would be served with proper illumination to eliminate potential tripping or falling hazards for you and your guests.

  1. Professional landscape lighting companies use high-quality lights.

High-quality copper and brass landscape lighting is often used by professional landscape lighting companies because they are the longest lasting outdoor lights. In addition to fixtures, professional landscape lighting companies use low-voltage LED lighting. LED light bulbs can and do last well over a decade with intermittent use, which equates to money saved on bulb replacement in addition to money saved on the power required to burn LED bulbs.

Is professional landscape lighting expensive?

Professional landscape lighting can be a large investment. At Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, we use only the upper echelon of LED outdoor lighting products. If you hire us to design and install your landscape lighting, we can offer cost-saving options. One of the most popular options is installing your professional landscape lighting design in phases. That might mean installing the front of your home one year, and returning the next year to install your pool landscape lighting in back of your home. This might also mean installing all your landscape lighting this year and returning next year to install decorative lights, such as string lighting, sphere lights, or permanent roofline lighting.​​​​​​

Pool landscape lighting by Outdoor Lighting Perspectives

Looking for landscape lighting near me? Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of St. Louis is ready to get your landscape lighting design underway today! Give us a call at (636) 202-0369.

Also read: What is the longest lasting outdoor lighting?​​​​​​