Posted on June 4, 2017 by John Bruce
Moving into a new home can come with a myriad of different items that need attention, which can lead to a bloated wish list of projects to work on as soon as the ink dries on the contract. One of the often overlooked features of a house, however, happens to be the outdoor lighting setup. But instead of neglecting a crucial part of your home, outdoor lighting can be a game-changing addition that can directly add to the property value without the hassle that comes with other major projects. Here are the top four reasons to go with outdoor lighting after buying that new house.
Maximize the Functionality of Outdoor Space
Whether you live in a region that enjoys good outdoor weather all year or need to maximize your outdoor time in the spring and summer, professional outdoor lighting can be a crucial boost to doing exactly that. Although good outdoor lighting is important for aesthetic reasons as well, having the right outdoor lights can also allow you to enjoy the great outdoors by creating the perfect backdrop for a get-together. Outdoor lighting can also be ideal for families, particularly those that want to get their money’s worth out of costly features like pools, patios, and outdoor kitchens.
Enhance Curb Appeal
Adding outdoor lighting can dramatically increase the curb appeal of your home. After going through the entire ordeal of purchasing your home, appropriately placed outdoor lighting can instantly showcase a purchase that was likely months (or even years) in the making. With just a couple of LED lights, you can very easily and efficiently highlight the approach to your new home, which can make a terrific impression on a new neighborhood as well as adding safety. And, let’s face it, what new homeowner doesn’t want to show off their brand new purchase?
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Lighting Is Easier Than Other Renovation Projects
The list of potential projects can become daunting upon moving into a new home. Do you redo the kitchen first? How about that bathroom that looks a little dated? But instead of going with a traditional approach and spending your first months with a work crew tearing up your new house, a professional outdoor lighting installation can be a painless and non-intrusive way to quickly update your home.
For those looking to do an extensive outdoor lighting project, completing it in stages can also make the experience as painless as possible, allowing you to focus on the crucial phases first before getting to the wish list later on. With an array of options for all different types of houses and budgets, outdoor lighting can be the perfect solution to give a major enhancement without the pitfalls and expense of major renovation projects.
Highlight Unique Features
So you’ve spent considerable time and effort to find that perfect outdoor space that has unique features you can’t wait to show off. There’s only one problem: much of the time it’s covered in darkness. More than just lighting up the front of your home or a backyard, the range of lighting means you can easily highlight whichever feature you take the most pride in, be it a garden, pristine landscaping, or anything else that could use a lighting boost. Although a variety of options allows you to go all out in your effort to illuminate your new outdoor space, less aggressive homebuyers can also do quite a bit with only a few fixtures in the right location.
So get the most out of your new home both day and night with professional outdoor lighting. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives can help. To get started on your own customized outdoor lighting setup, contact us online or call us at (913) 859-9150.