Here are a few reasons you should invest in decorative outdoor lighting for your home or business.
- 1. It’s Beautiful: The first and best reason is because it will add beauty to your home. If done correctly, proper lighting will enhance the look of your home, thus increasing its resale value and curb appeal. Imagine how you will feel when you arrive home at night and see your home lit up to greet you. Lighting will also add a bright, welcoming feeling to anyone who visits after dark.
- Add to Your Home’s Curb Appeal: Having an aesthetically pleasing outdoor lighting design will give your neighbors a new appreciation for the look of your home as well. Outdoor lighting at night makes your home stand out among the other darkened homes on your block and adds an extra component of charm to your home.
- Increases the Value of Your Home: Homes with outdoor lighting generally sell for more than homes without. The appearance, safety and overall ambiance of your house will make a difference when you are ready to sell it. However, poorly installed or placed lighting will not increase the value of your home as much so be sure to hire a professional, well respected company to do the work.
- Complements Your Landscaping: Installing outdoor lights, especially if you have them designed and located properly, will increase your enjoyment of your current landscaping design. Installing accent lights to highlight a particular area of your landscaping helps its visibility and gives you more value for your landscaping efforts.
- Simple Home Improvement: Installing outdoor lighting is an easy way to spruce up the exterior of your home. If your exterior paint is intact but you are looking for ways to update the look of your outdoor areas, outdoor lighting is a great option.