One of the easiest ways to enhance your landscaping is with strategically placed lighting. Soft or bright lights highlight areas of your yard you want to show off or want to enhance the safety of. Pathways are made safer when lined with lights. This is essential to your family’s safety as well as visiting guests who are not familiar with the layout of your landscaping.
When it comes to landscape lighting, you have a few options. You can choose to install the lights yourself or call an electrician. Glendale home and business owners can rely on H Electric for prompt and professional service.
If your main focus is safety, security lights that are bright and light up a wide area are a good option. These can be mounted over a driveway, parking lot and entryway. Most are wired with motion detectors and will automatically come on when somebody approaches. An electrician in Glendale can install a security light wherever you feel it is needed.
Solar lights are ideal for lining pathways and accenting garden features. They put off a soft glow and do not require any electricity to operate which makes them extremely easy to place anywhere in the landscaping.
Landscape lighting powered with electricity tends to be more reliable, but it requires a little more work to install and you will need to make sure there is power available. In many cases, this is a job for an electrician. The electrician will need to install an additional outdoor outlet dedicated to the landscape lighting.
If you are planning to use an existing outlet, you could install the lights yourself. You will need to dig a trench to bury the wire and connect the wire to the transformer box. Instructions are included with the light sets and are pretty easy to follow.