4 Ways To Brighten Up Your Yard



Summer isn’t over yet and we’re doing whatever we can to make the most of the last few weeks of warm weather we have left. Why not do the same? It’s not too late to have landscape lighting installed so you can spend some extra time in your yard before cooler weather arrives and we trapped indoors for the winter. Not sure where to get started? That’s quite alright! That’s what we’re here for.

When it comes to lighting up your yard, there are options, styles and designs for everyone. It really depends on the parts of the home or yard you want to accentuate and the type of lighting and fixtures you desire. See below for a few examples:

  • Trees: well, bullet, flood and downlights tend to be the best application here. You can sim ground lights upward to illuminate the foliage or position them higher up and point them down the trunk.
  • Planting Beds and Gardens: want to show off your hard work in the garden? We’ve got the perfect solution. Garden lights should be placed roughly 20 feet apart in order to create pools of light that will guide your eye from one plant to the next. You’ve spent lots of time this summer making it look spectacular so why not show it off?
  • The House: accentuate your home’s architecture with downward facing bullet lights. We recommend placing them at all of the corners of the house.
  • Your Best Features: have a beautiful fountain? A tree swing? An arbor? Show of these focal points of the yard by putting them in the the spotlight. Pro Tip: criss-crossing beams help to eliminate shadows.

Ready to light up your yard? Call on the expert electricians at GEN3 Electric today! We’re waiting to hear from you.

About The Author

Bill earned a degree in Electrical Engineering and Architecture, then founded Generation 3 Electric in 2000. His father, an electrician, was his inspiration. These days, Bill actively manages his company and enjoys focusing on new technology and marketing.