Landscape Lighting, also known as Low Voltage or Outdoor Lighting, is one of the fastest, simplest ways to make your home stand out in the neighborhood. With Premium’s lighting systems, you can enjoy a lifetime quality system that adds beauty and security to your home and property.
Low voltage lighting has many benefits versus 120 volt lighting systems
Lower cost of installation
No permits required
No expensive licensed electrician needed for installation
No need for excavating to install conduit piping
No hazard if low voltage wires are cut accidentally
Low voltage lighting is a classification for systems not to exceed 30 volts. They are used primarily landscape settings for safety. Landscape or garden beds can be disturbed frequently from digging and planting. Low voltage systems will not pose a major shock hazard due to the low voltage and amperage in the wires.
How can it make your home and landscape look better?
Illuminating your home and landscape makes it stand out more, it can enhance the existing features. It can greatly enhance security by lighting potential problem areas of your property.
Enhancing your homes architectural features like columns, trim, stone or brick accents
Making walkways and driveways more visible for safety
Making ornamental trees and plants pop after dark
Enhancing perimeter security without detracting from the appearance
Solar versus Low Voltage
If you only need to mark an edge of a path or driveway, solar fixtures can work. They have some downsides, like needing sun to fully charge, not being able to run very long after dark, and having a short service life.
If you need a worry free system that provides usable light for outdoor dining, walking or added security all night, low voltage is the way to go.
Depending on the fixtures, they can last for 10 years or more. We prefer to use fixtures with a lifetime manufacturer’s warranty for added peace of mind.
Low voltage systems are not expensive, you might be surprised by how much value we can provide in an easy to use, lifetime quality system.
We primarily use warm white LED bulbs in our fixtures as well, which means the average single family home only uses about 60 watts with all lights running.