Earthcare’s Landscape Lighting team approaches every project from two core perspectives – aesthetics and functionality. We will assess your property to determine the best lighting design, principles, and techniques to elevate the aesthetic, safety, security, functionality, and tranquility of your home or business.
Good lighting makes every step outside even better.
Your outdoor space should be an extension of your home. With Florida’s warm climate there’s no better place than your own front or backyard to relax, entertain, and create memories with your loved ones. What does an ideal evening look like to you? Would it include refreshments and a meal under the stars? Toasty s’mores over the fire? A midnight swim in your pool? A well-lit exterior followed by a warm welcome sets the tone for a memorable evening with your friends, family, and/or clients.
At Earthcare, we offer affordable lighting solutions using LED and low-voltage systems. LED stands for light-emitting diode. The light-emitting diode is not a fad as it’s the best solution for a wide variety of outdoor lighting applications. The reasons are simple: LEDs are one of the most fast-developing energy- efficient lights on the market by far, they have the longest lifespan by 2-10 times over the nearest competing technology, and they produce a very high quality light with a wide range of characteristics. They are small, steady-state lights which means they don’t present the breaking or recycling issues common with legacy lighting technology.
Planning and Installation
Our Landscape Lighting design process starts by taking several facets into consideration. Prior to starting the design process of your outdoor lighting system, it is crucial to decide how you would like your outdoor space to be used. Planning on using your outdoor space for weekend family get togethers? Or perhaps you’re just wanting to accent the architectural features of your property? Your answers will help us to determine the best design for your new or improved Landscape Lighting system.
One – Determine potential focal-points and areas of concern: When planning your outdoor lighting system, consider the following elements in your yard as indispensable items to highlight in your design:
- Pathways & Walkways
- Patios & Porches
- Pools & Lanai’s
- Steps & Entrances
- Trees & Palms
- Fountains & Statues
- Outdoor Kitchens
- Dining & Lounging areas
- Docks & Piers
Two – Select your lighting technology: The three major types of lighting are halogen, fluorescent, and LED. Among all the types of lighting available, LED and halogen are more preferred, but LED is more versatile, durable, and effective. Earthcare recommends choosing LED lighting for an outstanding outdoor lighting system. Earthcare is proud to utilize Kichler and Alliance manufactured outdoor lights in our Landscape Lighting installations.
Three – First draft of your lighting plan: Once the scope of the project is in right perspective, our Landscape Lighting experts will present a professionally designed lighting plan for your review. An onsite meeting will be scheduled to walk the property to confirm placement of the lighting.
Four – Installation: Once the landscape lighting design plan is approved, we will schedule your installation. The initial installation of the lighting will be completed during the day. However, Earthcare’s Landscape Lighting experts will return at night to adjust the lighting for a better understanding of how the elements outdoor will cast shadows in relation to other elements. We will also ensure that no lights are shining into the windows of your neighbors or straight into the eyes of passersby’s.
Five – Select your Landscape Lighting Maintenance Package:
At Earthcare our commitment to customer service does not end with the installation of your lighting package. We also offer complete system maintenance to help ensure that your system always looks and operates as good as it did the day it was installed. We offer Maintenance Packages designed at frequencies to meet your needs and keep your system functioning at its best. Once enrolled, a trained technician will come to your home on a predetermined basis and perform a seven step maintenance process to ensure your lighting looks and operates perfectly year after year. You will never have to change a bulb!
Enjoy your Outdoor Spaces Day Into Night
Don’t let sunset prevent you from enjoying your favorite outdoor areas. Call 239-455-5188 to set up your complimentary Landscape Lighting consultation today!