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Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal With Landscape Lighting

With curb appeal there are several things you can do to increase your home's appeal, all these improvements are lost as soon as the sun goes down. When adding outdoor lighting it can really boost the beauty of your home and its value in ways you wouldn't imagine during the daytime.

Outdoor landscape lighting can be used in the following ways to increase your home's nighttime curb appeal

focus on the front entryway 

The front entryway is the transition between outside and inside. Create a welcoming appeal by lighting this location.

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make your address noticeable 

Another consideration is to light up your address. This not only helps your guests to find your home but it can also help first responders find your home in emergency situations. 

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architectural features and highlights

When you think about your home and what gives it character? Does your home have architectural details like chimneys, columns, or peaks? Using up-lights on stone or brick will create unique and interesting shadows. With well-planned lighting around your property, the features of your home will look even more beautiful and pronounced during the evening hours.

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highlight unique elements  

Aside from your home's architectural details stop and consider other unique features you want to draw attention to from the curb. Illuminating a large tree, not only makes it stand out, it can create a captivating scene that will add a unique charm to your neighborhood.

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lighting from the ground up creates interest 

Lights that travel from the ground up, it's naturally appealing and draw attention. We recommend the use of up-lights rather than soffit lighting to highlight the roof line and gables. You'd be amazed how a little lighting can have a significant impact on your home's exterior beauty when your properly planned and executed. 

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An experienced lighting specialist will take into consideration how to light your space for beauty, security, and safety. Regardless of your situation, it's never too early or too late to start planning your landscape lighting. It doesn't matter if you are building or in the renovation process. It could save you money in the long run and enhance your home's beauty in the process. At Landscape Lighting Pro we have designers who work to create and develop a landscape plan that you will love and have for many, many years to come. 

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If you are looking for a professional to help with your landscape lighting installation, request a consultation here! Let our designers create not only a functional property, but one that highlights the beauty of your home even at night. 

At Landscape Lighting Pro, the art of outdoor illumination is a real passion we work to perfect. Designing elegantly bespoke landscape lighting systems is simply all we do. For over 20 years, our award winning team of designers and craftsmen have striven to bring the best outdoor lighting experience possible to people's homes and businesses across the Wasatch Front &

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