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By Corey Rosso • November 1, 2012

Installing Landscape Lighting in the Fall and Winter Months

Landscape Lighting Photo resized 600Like many projects, homeowners assume they should wait until spring to install professional landscape lighting. Many people think that they will not be able to enjoy the lights because its cold, and they are not spending time outdoors. However, with daylight savings time coming upon us; now is the perfect time to invest in landscape lighting. You'll be provided with a sense of security knowing that your house is well lit in dark times, plus it adds a beautiful accent to your home.

We're all dreading the fact that very soon we will leave for work when it’s dark out and not get home until its dark again. A good lighting system can brighten up your home's exterior to enjoy when you arrive back after a long day at the office. During the summer your lighting hours are limited because they won't turn on until 9:00 p.m. This is not an issue in the fall and winter months because your lights come on at 5:00 p.m., allowing your home's landscape lighting to stand out for a few extra hours.

Another great option to installing that lighting system during the late fall is the upcoming holiday season. Are you sick of dealing with faulty mini lights that half the strand goes out when it gets windy or rains? Landscape lighting systems provide many options to decorate your home for the holidays. Lenses are available to change the color of your lights, and there are many colors to choose from. The lenses are durable and installed very easily. Once the lenses are installed on the fixtures there is nothing else you need to do. It’s an easy way to add texture to your holiday home display.

If you’re considering a landscape lighting system and you’re tired of coming home in the dark, then now is the time to invest in a lighting system. Enjoy the holidays with the benefits of landscape lighting, and the additional layer of security it provides, keeping your property safe and secure all winter long.

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