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The Importance of Landscape Lighting

08/02/2019

Landscape lighting

When planning your landscaping it is easy to get sidetracked with plants and hardscape, such as walkways. Lighting is too often considered as an afterthought. Landscape lighting should be considered early on in the design period. A well thought out landscape includes several lighting features, each with a different purpose.

When considering landscape lighting Apopka, you should decide what you want to enhance and highlight. Lighting can create a dramatic feel or highlight certain plantings. While your overall goal is to create an aesthetically pleasing appearance, there are other reasons to install landscape lighting around your home.

Well-planned lighting makes your home less attractive to would-be burglars. Criminals look for the easiest target, and if your house is attractively lit, most burglars will pass by. You don’t need specific security lighting to gain these benefits. Lamposts and pathway lights can create a secure environment.

Proper lighting also makes your

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