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Landscape Lighting, Novelty or Investment?

Career driven and motivated individuals tend to push the envelope in all aspects of living. They typically have more discerning tastes than the average and understand the significance of having a functionally elegant and welcoming home environment for rest and revitalization.

Is it a low value Home Depot DIY novelty? Or is it an elegant and carefully planned investment into something more satisfying?

Since most home owners look for obvious ways of adding aesthetic value to their real estate, custom landscape architecture is usually a top pick for the enhancement and beautification of their outdoor living spaces. Naturally, custom landscape lighting systems and installation services which can maximize the visual impacts of these landscapes are becoming more popular as a result.

Boston Lightscaping recently completed a stone terrace project for clients who understood the value of good design and quality of materials. Their installation was elaborate, consisting of surrounding seat walls, a gas fire pit, and an outdoor kitchen bar. Once their hardscape was in place, the clients gained a new appreciation for the beauty of their initial design and decided to go a step further.

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Inset Stone Pathway Lighting By Boston Lightscaping

Having opted to expand their initial budgetary goals, the clients decided to light their cozy nook designated for evening guest entertainment. After thoughtful consideration of light styles and placement of fixtures for the lighting system, the design which brought the most aesthetic value to their hardscape was chosen.

Their lights were then installed and carefully wired into the stonework. Next, with the assistance of the tech savvy homeowner, a mobile app to control the lighting system was downloaded and provisioned to control the entire system remotely. The day after the completed installation, we returned to receive feedback from the clients. This is what they had to say . .

We spent weeks laying stone, building the kitchen bar and moving dirt to the cost of $50k and these lights were the highlight! It was the best investment made on this project.”

Unfortunately, many homeowners simply do not realize the impact that well designed lighting systems can have on their outdoor investments. Without the proper landscape lighting design strategy, there’s the potential of missing out on a relatively low cost but high yield result for their landscape architecture.

Our hope is that all potential customers might appreciate our client success stories when considering the value of landscape lighting in the beginning stages of planning a landscape architecture project. The question to ask how you perceive landscape lighting: Is it a low value Home Depot DIY novelty? Or is it an elegant and carefully planned investment into something more satisfying?

Current landscape lighting system technologies can last for decades with proper maintenance and care. They use very little energy, are programmable and can truly compliment a person’s evening lifestyle. To discuss how Boston Lightscaping can add value to your outdoor spaces call or write us today.