Monday, December 16, 2013

The Beauty of Exterior Lighting

Lighting can be used to highlight a home's exterior architecture and often times, hardscapes, landscapes and pool areas.  This type of lighting can highlight peaks or accentuate unique features on your home or property.  Properly placed, the look automatically enhances your home's curbside appeal by giving an upscale and elegant impression! Furthermore, lighting adds security.

Outdoor lighting will enhance the beauty of your property during all seasons!
  • Around walkways, create a feeling of welcome to your home and/or outdoor entertainment area. 
  • At particular points in your landscape, highlight your favorite showcase areas to show its beauty. 
  • Define driveway area for safety and security.  
  • Accentuate the color of your garden beds placed around your pathway areas with colored lighting.  
  • Patio and deck lighting adds to the entertainment atmosphere and creates a magical effect for your guests. 
  • Pool lighting transforms your pool area into your own backyard oasis! Lighting surrounding a pool area is a must for night swimming and placing path lights around the perimeters of the pool creates not only safety, but ambiance.  
  • Extend your outdoor living environment into the evening for full enjoyment. 
The ideas are endless!  Whether you place just a few lights or add lights to many outside areas, the look will instantly change the look and feel of your home. 

Check with the professionals at Pittsburgh Stone and Waterscapes for a consultation to discuss your options.