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Giving Thanks from Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia

shutterstock_228448477-1In just one day, families all over Columbia will be gathering around the table and giving thanks for all the positive things in their lives. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia is joining in giving thanks, and want our clients to know how thankful we are for them this holiday season.

Our Clients
We’re thankful for the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients, from residential families to big commercial properties. We love the challenges of working with different types of buildings and structures and crafting a design to match each individual’s personality. Whether you crave the spotlight cast on your home’s exquisite entrance, and a big bombastic entrance for your home or a soft, subtle ambiance in the backyard – we love helping you light up your one-of-a-kind home.

shutterstock_322806806Our Very Own Outdoor Lighting Professionals
We can’t forget our faithful employees who make the magic happen and bring your incredible outdoor lighting designs to life. Our friendly professionals are experts at carefully listening to the needs of each client and coming up with unique designs for each and every client, and they handle all of the heavy lifting for you. Their skills and expertise are truly amazing – they make professional outdoor lighting look easy!

We’re also very thankful that we’re able to offer change to each and every client along with a higher level of quality and luxury when it comes to outdoor lighting. From our custom designs to the top-quality materials we work with, and the exceptional customer service you deserve, we love being the premiere outdoor lighting destination in Columbia. Our clients never have to deal with chipped fixtures or cheap bulbs – we only deliver the best.

outdoor lighting perspectives of ColumbiaHave you made all the final arrangements for the holidays yet? If you still need to install some entrance lighting to help welcome your guests to your front door, or brighten up the house for added holiday curb appeal, it’s not too late. While Thanksgiving is tomorrow, don’t forget about Christmas, New Year, and all the special time in between. We look forward to warming up the winter and lighting up the holidays for you and your family every year.

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We’re Lighting The Tree at Vista Lights This Year!


Have you ever been to Vista Lights in Columbia, South Carolina? If not, then you’re certainly missing out! This year, Vista Lights will take place Thursday, November 16th, from 5pm – 10pm. This is, in fact, a Columbia tradition for more than 30 years, and something you should definitely attend in order to get into the Christmas spirit. Fun fact; Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia will be lighting up the big tree this year!

The big event will take place all along Gervais Street. There will be more than 90 galleries, shops, and restaurants that will be open to showcase their holiday gifts and their delectable dishes. Additionally, there will also be live entertainment and performances to get everyone in the holiday spirit as the Mayor lights the Vista’s tree near Gervais and Lincoln Streets. If you’re looking for an excuse to get you and your family in the Christmas spirit, you should absolutely come out this year! If you enjoy Christmas tree lightings, then this will be an event you don’t want to miss.

outdoor lighting perspectives of ColumbiaWe look forward to seeing everyone out there! If you have any questions about the event, contact The Vista by calling (803) 269-5946. This is going to be an event to remember and something that will be fun for the whole family. If you ever want to get in touch with Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia, you can always call us at (803) 935-4611, email us at columbiasc@outdoorlights.com or fill out the form below. We look forward to hearing from you soon and seeing you at The Vista!

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Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia: Making Your Outdoor Christmas Lighting Magical

Christmas lighting installation Columbia SCAre you tired of breaking out the old holiday lights each year and having to check for blown bulbs strand by strand only to end up in a tangle of lights? Even when putting forth your best efforts, to put together a beautiful outdoor holiday lighting display on your own can leave you exhausted and dissatisfied with your results. We have good news if you are seeking a stunning outdoor holiday lighting display without all the headaches that go along with it. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia can create a custom outdoor Christmas lighting display with no worries, no mess and no mayhem with our holiday outdoor lighting program.

 
outdoor Christmas lighting installers Columbia SCOur outdoor holiday lighting program is effortless and includes designing, and installing your holiday lights prior to the beginning of the season. After the holidays are over we remove and store your lights in our temperature controlled warehouse to use again next Christmas. Our holiday lighting designs are custom designed to reflect your personal tastes and preferences from classic and traditional, or bold and unique. Whatever your dream of the ultimate outdoor holiday lighting display may be, we will design and install it for you.

Many of our homeowners are partial to using traditional holiday lighting. We achieve this elegant look by using LED lights which embody an “old world” effect. Our outdoor holiday lighting selections include a host of colors and shape, as well as unique LED yard displays. We offer numerous methods of providing your home with the optimal Christmas lighting, including roofline lighting, as well as wreath lighting and garland lighting.

outdoor Christmas lighting installers Columbia SCC9 LED lights are used in many of our holiday lighting displays and are the choice among homeowners who wish to convey a sense of charming elegance through their holiday lighting. We use these classic lights to outline a home’s unique architectural lines. They look stunning when used as roofline holiday lighting as well.

Traditional lighted wreaths are very popular within our area. We offer many styles and variations of the classic lighted holiday wreath that use LED technology. From LED lighted mixed noble wreaths and garlands to LED lighted pine wreaths, you can use these stunning lighted wreaths in multiples across your home’s facade or just make a bold statement with a single lighted wreath adorning your front door. LED lights are super energy-efficient and have a long bulb life as well. 75% of our outdoor holiday lighting designs use LED lighting.

outdoor lighting perspectives of ColumbiaBy using LED lights in your outdoor Christmas lighting display you not only get a beautifully designed and installed holiday lighting display, you also get the peace of mind that comes with knowing your lights are energy-efficient and eco-friendly. To see how Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia can make your outdoor Christmas lighting installation a breeze, call us today at 803-935-4611, email us at columbiasc@outdoorlights.com, fill out the form to the upper right, or visit our website. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Come and Visit Us at the Columbia Home and Garden Show This Weekend!

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia will be exhibitors this weekend at the Columbia Home and Garden Show. The show will be this coming weekend, September 9 & 10 at the Columbia SC Metropolitan Convention Center. At the Columbia Home Show presented by East Coast Consumer Shows, you’ll find wall-to-wall displays and exhibits for Home Improvement. Speak directly with experts and receive the advice and inspiration you need to turn your dream home project into a reality.

Home Show Information:

When:

Saturday, September 9, 2017: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday, September 10, 2017: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where:

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln Street
Columbia, SC 29201
**Click Here for Directions to the Convention Center

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia will be present the entire weekend. So, stop by our booth to find out exactly what professionally-designed-and-installed outdoor lighting can do for your home and landscape. If you’re looking for increased safety & security, added depth and texture, and increased curb appeal after dark, then turn to the local experts at Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia. As always, if you have any questions, feel free to call us at (803) 935-4611 , email us at columbiasc@outdoorlights.com or fill out the form to the upper right. We look forward to hearing from you soon and seeing you at the show!

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Get The Most Mileage Out Of Your Columbia Landscape Lighting

At Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia, our outdoor lighting fixtures are built to last. We only use superior, top of the line materials like solid copper that are designed to react with the elements over the years to develop a gorgeous patina finish rather than fade or chip like other outdoor lighting fixtures can. While Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia’s high quality outdoor lighting fixtures do most of the work for you, there are a few things you can do to help make sure you’re getting the most out of your outdoor lighting system.

Columbia landscape lighting

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia landscape lighting is copper-plated and built to last.

Give your Columbia landscape lighting regular, professional check-ups.

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia’s maintenance is simple and easy.  If you’ve just installed your system, we’ll provide one year of free service and repairs to make sure your outdoor lighting gets off on the right foot. Whether you experience an unlikely malfunction or just need a few things tweaked here and there, our friendly professionals will come to your home and handle all of the hard work for you. If you’ve had your system for a while now but are still interested in this first-class protection, ask about Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia’s maintenance plans when you call today.

Regardless of whether or not you’ve invested in an Annual Maintenance Plan, we’re always ready to help you get the most out of your Columbia outdoor lighting system.

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Notice any trouble spots in your Columbia outdoor lighting? Our experts can help.

Get out in the yard yourself to check for potential problems.

The easiest way to make sure your Columbia landscape lighting is as safe and looks its best is to get out in the yard every few weeks to check out those fixtures yourself. Be on the lookout for broken fixtures that may have fallen victim to burrowing animals or even a fly ball from the kids. See if your systems wiring has surfaced or any bulbs are burnt out.  When it comes to your outdoor lighting system, we’ll even help you adjust your fixtures to account for overgrown trees or bushes.

That’s why this weekend, we at Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia ask that you and your family make plans to get outside and enjoy the atmosphere in your backyard. While you’re out there, take note of any trouble areas you notice, such as uneven lighting or loose fixtures, and give us a call so we can get out there as soon as possible and help make sure your system always looks as good as the first day we installed it.

Every Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia landscape lighting system is built to last, but that doesn’t mean you should forget about regular maintenance. Don’t have an outdoor lighting system installed by us? No problem. Our experts can help maintain, repair and even upgrade most systems, regardless of whether or not we were the ones who originally installed it.

Call today to learn more about Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia high quality fixtures and what you can do to get the most mileage out of your home’s outdoor lighting.

outdoor lighting perspectives of ColumbiaKenny Kaufman, Owner

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia
803-935-4611

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Columbia Landscape Lighting Can Turn Your Outdoor Living Spaces Into an Area Enjoyed by Everyone Long After Sundown

 landscape lighting Columbia SCDo you put a lot of time and effort into your landscape only to see all your hard work disappear once the sun goes down? Do you ever wish you could both cook outside on the grill and enjoy your dinner in the comfort of your backyard? Landscape lighting installed by Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia can provide the perfect amount of illumination to any area in your yard. You would finally be able to relax on your deck and enjoy the summer breeze by the pleasant glow of landscape lighting.

outdoor LED lighting Columbia SCLandscape lighting adds value to your home and property while at the same time providing the finishing touch to your landscape design. Your trees and flowering plants will have added depth and texture that simply isn’t visible during the daytime. Your landscape will take on a completely new persona in the evening hours. Imagine sitting in your backyard and relaxing within an environment which is not only soothing and relaxing but has an added element of security.

 
 landscape lighting Columbia SCBy having professionally installed Columbia SC landscape lighting, each branch of every tree can be perfectly illuminated. Your flowers will have a pleasant glow as they sway in the wind. With all the time and effort you have put into your home’s landscape, you should provide it with the subtle illumination it deserves. Not only will you enjoy your yard at night so much you may never want to go inside, but your neighbors will be clamoring about how fantastic your landscape looks.

outdoor lighting perspectives of ColumbiaTo see how Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia can bring your landscape to life at night, call us today at (803) 935-4611, email us at columbiasc@outdoorlights.com, fill out the form to the upper right, or visit our website. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Columbia SC Landscape Lighting Creates an Incredible Atmosphere and Ambiance

backyard landscape lighting Columbia SCLandscape lighting is something that offers so much more than, well, just light. The primary use of landscape lighting is to provide a warm and inviting glow for you, your family, and visiting friends and guests. The next time you drive through your neighborhood, pay attention to the homes and take notice of those that appear welcoming. Without doubt, the homes equipped with landscape lighting will appear exponentially more appealing and inviting than those with a dark, dormant yard. Columbia SC landscape lighting offers you the opportunity to create a welcoming entrance to your home long into the evening hours.

backyard landscape lighting Columbia SCProfessionally designed and installed landscape lighting adds depth and texture to your yard’s trees and plants that would go unnoticed in the dark of night. Properly implemented landscape lighting should be subtle. You would never want to describe your landscape’s lighting as harsh; a subtle illumination of certain trees and flowering plants within your yard will be pleasant to the eye. This calm glow highlights the delicate leaves and branches and brings them to life at night.

backyard landscape lighting Columbia SCWhen we turn our attention to the backyard, landscape lighting becomes more intimate, more personal. This is the area where you and your family will spend the majority of your time. Whether you have a fire pit, hot tub, pool, or outdoor kitchen, professionally installed landscape lighting can extend these areas’ usability at night. The illumination provided by landscape lighting not only adds a sense of safety and security to your backyard areas, but it also creates a soothing, relaxing ambiance. You once may have dreaded having guests over for a cookout because you couldn’t see what you’re eating. With professionally installed landscape lighting, you and your guests will be able to relax in your gorgeously illuminated outdoor dining area and see perfectly.

outdoor lighting perspectives of ColumbiaTo find out why Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia is the top tier Columbia SC landscape lighting company, give us a call at (803) 935-4611, email us at columbiasc@outdoorlights.com, fill out the form to the upper right, or visit our website. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia Can Bring Your Worn Out System Back to Life

Columbia SC outdoor lightingHave you noticed how quickly your landscaping is growing now that we are getting some rain and warmer days? You’ve probably been spending more evenings outdoors and may have noticed your outdoor lighting system isn’t looking so good. Maybe you’ve even noticed some fixtures aren’t coming on at all, creating an unbalanced look for your home. Or maybe that overgrowth from your landscaping is completely blocking the lighting effect now. If any of these situations ring true, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia can bring your system back to life.

backyard landscape lighting Columbia SCThe outdoor lighting fixtures we use at Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia are top of the line solid copper accent fixtures and heavy-duty PVC well lights. Our fixtures will stand the test of time and will not fade, chip or peel like cheaper aluminum fixtures can. But, every outdoor lighting system needs a bit of TLC, no matter how superior the fixtures are. A service call may be just what your Columbia outdoor lighting system needs to look as good as it did the day it was installed. We can even service systems that were not installed by us! During our service call, we’ll identify and correct any problems you may have with your fixtures and be sure the entire system is working safely. We can also replace any worn out bulbs, rebury any wiring that may have surfaced, check your transformer, reposition any fixtures that are not properly illuminating and reset your timer if needed.

Call for our comprehensive service and maintenance plans.

Call for our comprehensive service and maintenance plans.

If keeping your system looking and working its best interests you, consider our Annual Maintenance Plan (AMP). Our AMP is designed to provide year-round service and peace of mind for your outdoor lighting system. We’ll do all our service checks and correct any issues related to your system whether it’s with the fixtures, bulbs, transformer or anything in between. Our skilled technicians will provide you trouble free maintenance during the term of the contract to keep your system fully functional. We’ll even trim for plant overgrowth if it is blocking the lighting effect to ensure the best look possible.

Additionally, once we are at your home, we can talk about adding additional zones or areas on to your system or upgrading an older system to our technologically advanced LEDs. Our LEDs give a superior, warm lighting effect and save on energy costs and maintenance needs. Plus, LEDs use less wattage than halogen so it may be possible to add several fixtures onto your system without the need for an additional transformer.

outdoor lighting perspectives of ColumbiaRest assured that no matter what is needed for your outdoor lighting system, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia is committed to making it work and look its best. So while you’re outside this week, take a look around and if you notice your outdoor lighting system needs servicing. If so, just give us a call at (803) 935-4611, email us at columbiasc@outdoorlights.com or fill out our form to the upper right. We’ll bring your Columbia outdoor lighting system back to life and have it looking as good as new.

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Outdoor Lighting Can Substantially Increase Your Home’s Perceived Value

outdoor lighting Columbia SCDid you know that by simply adding outdoor lighting to your home you can increase its perceived value by nearly 20%? In a time when many new home buyers are shopping at night, you’ve really got to stand out. It seems that people forget that a lot of potential home buyers do view homes after dark; outdoor lighting can make a huge impact.

In order to obtain the most effective bang for your buck, it’s extremely important to rely upon a professional outdoor lighting company. At Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia we know that the key to curb appeal starts with an excellent outdoor lighting system design. It’s very important to take into account which areas of your home are the most important to focus upon.

Columbia SC outdoor lightingHere are some helpful tidbits we normally recommend:

• Reduce the wattage in your fixtures.

Your outdoor lighting system doesn’t need to be visible from outer space. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia offers a variety of LED fixtures that provide for energy savings and fantastic results. Even if you have a current halogen system, we are capable of retrofitting it to an LED system.

• Your front walkway is not always the most important area of your home.

Time and time again we see houses where they simply went to one of the “big box” stores for a set of solar powered fixtures to light their walkway. Those lights will work for a year or two, maybe. More importantly, they don’t illuminate the home adequately. Take the whole home’s illumination into account.

outdoor lighting Columbia SC• Lights that are too bright can make anything look bad.

How many times, especially around the holidays, have you seen multiple spotlights pointed directly at the front of a house? The light is often so intense it nearly looks like a spaceship. This type of lighting doesn’t allow for the multitude of shadows and silhouettes that can be obtained through a professionally designed and installed outdoor lighting system.

 
 
Through our free nighttime demonstration, we can show you which areas of your home need more lighting than others. We will set up temporary lights that will allow you to see immediately how your home will look with an outdoor lighting system. We will place the lighting fixtures in different areas to show you which areas of your home could and should be used as focal points and take your input into account. When looking to increase your home’s curb appeal through investing in an outdoor lighting system, it’s best to leave the heavy lifting to the professionals.

outdoor lighting perspectives of ColumbiaTo see how Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia can provide more curb appeal and added perceived value to your home, call us today for a free nighttime demonstration at (803) 935-4611, email us at columbiasc@outdoorlights.com, fill out the form to the upper right, or visit our website. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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What Is Required to Light a Stunning Columbia SC Brick Home?

outdoor lighting Columbia SCAn attractive front-of-home outdoor lighting system isn’t made by putting a couple lights in the ground. It’s not made by shining bright spotlights at the house or spotlighting one or two focal areas. Great outdoor lighting starts with a great design.

A truly great design will take into account the home’s facade both horizontally and vertically. You want to see the home’s facade from end to end and top to bottom. In the photo to the right, for instance, we took care not only to install lights on the ground but to also illuminate the upper levels to highlight the area above the portico as well as the dormers and even the beautiful trim below the roofline.

outdoor LED lighting Columbia SCAnother important part of this lighting design was the pathway lighting. When walking along a path, you don’t want to think about possibly tripping over unseen obstacles. You want to arrive safely and never give it a second thought. This property has a serpentine path and we chose strategic spots along the bends to guide owners and guests effortlessly from the driveway to the house and back.

 
Columbia SC outdoor lightingWhat does it take to light a stunning brick home? All great outdoor lighting starts with a well thought out design by a highly trained and experienced outdoor lighting designer. You want your outdoor lighting designer to take into account everything from function to illuminating the right areas and even taking into account safety and security.

 
 
outdoor lighting perspectives of ColumbiaTo see how Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia can add beauty to your brick home’s facade at night, call us today at (803) 935-4611, email us at columbiasc@outdoorlights.com, fill out the form to the upper right, or visit our website. We look forward to hearing from you!

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