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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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Increase Both the Usability and Beauty of Your Pool Through Columbia, SC, Outdoor Lighting

Columbia SC pool lightingOnce the sun goes down completely, do areas surrounding your pool become vacant and full of dark spots? The addition of bollard lighting fixtures around your pool area will create a boundary of stunning illumination. Whether it’s your very own pool or your neighborhood pool, professionally designed and installed pool lighting provides both practical and aesthetic advantages for your pool area.

 
Pool lighting Columbia SCOutdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia can transform your already beautiful pool into a glowing, safer environment during the evening hours. Much like how candlelight sets the mood for an elegant dinner party, skillfully designed and installed exterior lighting creates a special ambiance around your pool. Not only will your pool be the gathering location for everyone, but a well-lit swimming spot opens doors to many entertainment possibilities. Pool lighting can make your landscaping, hardscapes and all areas surrounding your pool take on a whole new persona at night.

Columbia SC pool lightingImagine sitting pool-side enjoying your favorite beverage with your friends or family in a relaxing environment created by our ambient outdoor lighting. Glowing foliage near your pool area’s surroundings will add both depth and texture during the evening hours that simply aren’t visible during the daylight hours. Harsh flood lights or a total lack of illumination are anything but relaxing. A custom-designed lighting system combines the warm glow of ambient light with focal lighting to accentuate features that add to the allure of your pool, spa and surrounding areas in order to complete the look.

 
 
With the addition of our ornate, bollard lighting fixtures around your pool area, your social gatherings can now go as long into the evening as you would like. Gone will be the days of dark spots and possibly dangerous areas to walk within. Your pool area will now be surrounded by a gentle wall of light.

outdoor lighting perspectives of ColumbiaTo see how Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia can bring sheer beauty and additional safety to your pool area, 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 very much look forward to hearing from you soon!

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The Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia Difference

outdoor landscape lighting columbia scDo you have an existing outdoor lighting system that has begun to lose its allure due to foliage growth? Have your landscapers attempted to alleviate your outdoor lighting system’s appearance issues to no avail? If so, it’s important to remember that outdoor lighting is all we do at Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia. We don’t install landscaping, we don’t build houses, we install top-of-the-line outdoor lighting systems specifically targeted to highlight your home and landscape. And, we also are the experts at outdoor lighting system design. This holds true for redesigning existing systems as well, even if someone else installed them.

columbia sc pathway lightingTime and time again we encounter an outdoor lighting system that was installed by a different company, then moved around by a landscaping company only to further exacerbate the lighting issues the homeowner initially wanted to be corrected. Landscaping companies don’t have the particular eye, expertise or experience for design we use when approaching an outdoor lighting system. We will carefully evaluate the problem areas in your outdoor lighting system and then set about redesigning it for better effect. There’s a common misconception that once you’ve had an outdoor lighting system installed, it’s stuck there forever. This is not the case.

landscape lighting Columbia SCWhen new landscaping is added to your yard or existing landscape features such as trees or shrubbery have grown extensively, redesigning your home’s outdoor lighting system is a necessity. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia can come to your home and move fixtures around, add on new fixtures, or remove unnecessary fixtures to ensure your home is illuminated optimally. Nearly all of this can be completed without having to replace your existing outdoor lighting system, saving you money and time. Remember, We Service All Systems, so don’t hesitate to give us a call if your outdoor lighting system was installed by a company that is no longer in business. We can do it all!

outdoor lighting perspectives of ColumbiaTo find out how Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia can redesign your outdoor lighting system and have it looking as good as, if not better than, the day it was first installed, call us today at (803) 935-4611, email us at columbiasc@outdoorlights.com, fill out our form to the upper right or visit our website for even more information. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Add Character to Your Columbia, SC, Landscape this Spring with Outdoor Lighting

In springtime, your landscape comes alive with color, but what happens to that magic once the sun sets? Do you have flowering plants or gorgeous, towering trees that you take pride in that disappear come nightfall? If so, keeping them visible at night and providing added depth and texture through outdoor lighting is something you should absolutely consider. Through professionally-designed and installed outdoor lighting by Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia, your landscape can come to life at night with added character through an elegant wash of illumination.

At Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia, we take our time to understand your goals for your outdoor lighting system. Once we understand your goals, we will create a custom-tailored outdoor lighting design to provide the optimal effect on your landscape and your landscape alone. We understand that no outdoor lighting installation or design will ever be the same as another. We will approach your lighting system’s design as a blank canvas, using your objectives as a springboard into creating the perfect design.

Lexington SC outdoor lightingProfessionally-designed landscape lighting will provide your entire landscape with a new identity once sunset arrives. You will see colors and textures that were previously invisible even during the daylight hours. Not only do your flowering plants and trees stand to gain character from outdoor lighting, but so do your outdoor living spaces within your yard. Landscape lighting can create a relaxing environment for your backyard patio, deck, pergola or gazebo. If you’re planning on having friends and family over for cookouts this spring and summer, why not create your own little private oasis? Subtle illumination can provide you and your guests with a soothing ambiance outdoors after dark. No longer will you worry about your guests scurrying indoors due to a simple lack of illumination.

outdoor lighting perspectives of ColumbiaAt Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia, The Night is Ours. We can also make it yours through professionally-designed and installed landscape lighting. If your landscape fades into oblivion once the sun sets and you would like to showcase it during the evening hours, call the professionals at Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia today at (803) 935-4611, email us at columbiasc@outdoorlights.com, fill out our form to the upper right or visit our website for even more information. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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