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Need Ideas for Outdoor Lighting? Work with Northwest, Washington, DC Landscape Designers | Washington DC

Oct 3, 2014 | Patios

When it comes to designing your property, there are many details to consider. Among them is the kind of outdoor lighting you’ll use.

Outdoor lighting can serve both practical and decorative purposes.

For example, let’s look at how lighting can play a role in the upcoming holiday of Halloween. An optimal outdoor lighting set-up will make it safe for trick-or-treaters to find their way across your property to your front door. Beyond that, you may want to make temporary alterations to your lighting to reflect the season and the Halloween atmosphere, such as using some lanterns to cast a glow on your property.


Lighting efficiency, safety and aesthetics

Outdoor lighting projects should generally be undertaken with the assistance of experts.

With professional assistance, you can make sure that your lighting is efficient and not taking a heavier toll on your wallet. You can also look into more eco-friendly lighting options that conserve energy.

Professionals will make sure your lighting is installed correctly so as to minimize the chances of a fire. Your lighting configuration can also help keep you safer by lighting up various entrances to your home or the walkways that lead to your house. You can get a clearer idea of who or what is on your property and also make your way to your door without tripping over anything or slipping on ice.

In addition to improved safety, you also decrease the chances of your lighting burning out or otherwise malfunctioning, if you receive professional assistance with its installation.

And then comes the beauty that good lighting can add to your property. In the winter time, for example, your garden can look like a cozy, glowing retreat, twinkling at night. Lighting also helps you make the most of warm weather, as you enjoy the outdoors well into the evening.

Don’t hesitate to contact expert Northwest, Washington, DC landscape designers to help you install high-quality lighting. Every property is different; we will help you come up with a lighting set-up that best suits you.





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Matt Johnson grew up in a family of landscapers and gardeners as the grandson of Raymond Johnson (Founder, 1933, Johnson's Florist and Garden Center) and son of James and Carol Johnson (Founders, 1960, Johnson's Landscaping Service, Inc.). Since 2007, he has led Johnson's Landscaping Service with his brother, Charlie.  Matt and his wife Jaime live in Petworth in Northwest DC with their 3 sons and 2 big dogs.

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