The purpose of outdoor lighting is to make the outdoor areas vibrant, safe, secure and enjoyable. Exterior architectural lighting design can bring life to your home and outdoor spaces. Whether adding light for security or forcolored lighting for the holidays or to showcase unique housing deign, exterior lights can transform the beauty of your home. It’s also important to note how outdoor lights can improve your joy in day-to-day living and add value to your home.
Exterior architectural lighting is equally as important as the interior lighting. It should be properly installed and functionally provide a relaxing atmosphere and at the same time enhance safety and fun. The lighting will have a big impact on the whole look of your garden and pool areas, as well as your façade. Now it is time to consider installation, color patterns, maintenance and flexibility of the lights. Your lighting needs will change with the seasons and with how you celebrate life events.
The warmer weather and longer days are quickly approaching. This change in season has many homeowners eager to barbeque and enjoy an outdoor pool area or patio to entertain. Your outdoor lighting becomes more vital than ever. Including the appropriate lighting to your deck or patio is an important aspect of safety as well as beauty.
Beauty: Outdoor lighting can be used to create ambiance on your home, patios and decks while making the exterior of a home look more dynamic and attractive from the sidewalk. Lighting your outdoor space adds an extra tough of elegance and value.
Safety: By illuminating walkways, decks, pool areas; you can reduce the risk of an accident at your next party. Outdoor lighting can help the homeowners and guests find their footing. Find examples of this on our Pool Enclosure page.
Security: Security is another important factor for using outdoor lights. By illuminating entryways, dark walkways and garages, homeowners can help deter potential intruders. We like to say that a well lit property is a property less trespassed. Trimlight should be kept on during the evening without motion sensor activation.
Outdoor elements can wreak havoc on exterior lighting design. Natural elements like weather and vegetation growth are big culprits, but people and animals can be as well. Make sure the lighting is professional installed, the fixtures have a warranty and a service agreement for peace of mind. It’s also a great time to check out ways to save money on lighting. Such as by upgrading your bulbs to LEDs or other energy-efficient lightbulbs.
Compared to neon and fluorescent lights, LED lights last a full three to six years longer, which is about 25 times longer. This will save you tons of time and money since you won’t have to replace the bulbs as often. LED lights also do not have gasses that can leak out like neon lights do, so there is no risk of them going dim.
Trimlight comes with a Lifetime Product Warranty and 2 year service agreement. The lifetime of Trimlight depends on how often it is being used, but the average span is between 20-30 years .
Your architectural lighting design should allow a home to evolve over time as the home owners needs change. The flexibility of your lighting , colors, patterns, is an important consideration. Modern outdoor lighting can be controlled through a mobile app to give the homeowner the ability to change design as needed. Trimlight app is called “Edge” and has these capibilities:
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