How long does it take to install?

By |2018-09-18T14:06:41+00:00September 18th, 2018|

While some Lighting Contractors say their average project will only take a day, this is normal for small to medium sized jobs.  When we have Down Lighting from large trees, the labor can extend for quite some time. Larger and more intricate jobs require an extensive amount of time.

How are the on/off times controlled?

By |2018-09-18T14:06:09+00:00September 18th, 2018|

Photocell, timer, or both.  We prefer an automated system using both a photocell and a timer.  This allows the home or business owner's lighting system to turn on at Dusk and off at set time every night. While some product lines offer control from your Smartphone, these lines of products  increase the project's budget.  Please [...]

Why do I need Low Voltage system with a transformer?

By |2018-09-18T14:05:32+00:00September 18th, 2018|

Short answer, overall safety and ease of installation relative to Line Voltage. In addition to landscape lighting systems, low voltage also runs irrigation, alarm, and security systems.  It's industry standard for many outdoor applications, not just lighting. Line Voltage (120V) carries more energy, and incidentally more precaution must taken when installing it.  The National Electrical [...]

Why are the lights more expensive than those at the Big Box stores?

By |2018-09-18T14:04:58+00:00September 18th, 2018|

They are more expensive because of product materials, warranties, and overall quality of the product.  Most of the lights sold at Big Box stores are made from heavy duty plastics, but even these plastics won't stand the test time of time against outdoor elements, especially the sun and water. Most big box stores carry lights [...]

How much will Outdoor and Landscape Lighting costs?

By |2018-09-18T14:04:24+00:00September 18th, 2018|

The actual cost depends on various factors, including difficulty of installation, length of wire runs, amount of lights, brand of lights, placement of transformer, or size of tree. To give you an example, Up Lighting a 2,000 sq. ft. home will be less expensive than Up Lighting an 5,000 sq. ft. home.

Why should I hire a Landscape Lighting contractor?

By |2018-09-18T14:03:29+00:00September 18th, 2018|

You should hire an experienced Outdoor Lighting contractor for several reasons: Design and Product Knowledge Access to Commercial Grade products not sold at retail stores Selects cost effective, energy efficient products for the project Find creative ways to meet the desires of each client It's our profession.