Driving down a dark street can make you feel uneasy. You welcome the sight of a home with light, creating a feeling of welcoming safety. Light, or lack of it, has a powerful way of creating emotions, so why not use it to all of its abilities? Here are three of the many benefits to landscape lighting West Palm Beach.
1. Enhanced Curb Appeal
Homes with great trees, fountains, rock walls and foliage can be substantially amplified by beautiful, planned-out lighting. When it’s placed at the correct angles and uses shadows effectively, an average home can look like a piece of art. This allows your home to be dazzling both day and night, wasting none of the hard work you put into your yard’s aesthetic.
2. Additional Space
When nighttime falls, the backyard can become almost unusable. This may be frustrating when you want to host large parties or just have family over. If you bring a soft glow to a patio area or deck, it’s like putting an addition onto your house, but more affordable. You can then enjoy the nice weather with guests or even alone. Who doesn’t want to relax outside with a drink and the calming sounds of the evening?
Light naturally brings a sense of security. It allows you to see that first step so you don’t stumble down to the ground or run into a misplaced pole. It also helps keep your home from being the target of burglary and other crimes. Criminals are less likely to act when they can be seen, so the more you can brighten your home, the better.
Lighting is of key importance when creating a relaxing, safe and welcoming atmosphere in your yard. Your guests and neighbors will appreciate it as much as you do. It looks lovely and is practical, but more than anything, it will stand out in the dark.