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Houston Landscape Lighting Designer
With the help of our ABC landscape lighting designers your outdoor lighting placement can add to your curb appeal and make your property less attractive to burglars. While we can all appreciate the end result, the installation process requires electrical skills that many of us don't have. If you want to brighten up your yard landscaping design with outdoor lighting in Houston, call the professionals at ABC Home & Commercial Services. We can create a customized design that enhances your home's exterior and highlights your natural features.
Landscape lighting has three main purposes. The first is to direct guests to your entryways which may be more difficult to see in the evenings. Another is to show off different aspects of a yard, which can encourage you to spend more time outside and make your property an appealing gathering spot. Lastly, a well-lit landscape is a deterrent to burglars, so outdoor lighting can make your home safer.
ABC’s pros can work with you to add landscape lighting for practical purposes, as well as for aesthetic appeal. Popular areas to illuminate include:
- Near entrances to your home, including near your front door, back door, side door and garages
- Around any walkways that could be hard to see at night, such as along steps, driveways and other pathways
- Throughout outdoor living areas where you might spend time or entertain: your patio, balcony or outdoor dining area
- Surrounding your pool to create an inviting atmosphere for night time swims and poolside gatherings
- Natural or architectural elements that make your property unique, including trees, flower beds, your home’s facade, garden walls, fountains or pergolas or other structures.
The ABC Process
1. Contact ABC
We’ll learn what you need over the phone or during an in-person meeting at your home. Usually, we can schedule an appointment in a few business days.
2. Get An Estimate
We’ll provide you with an estimate based on your goals and our recommended set of services. Once we get your approval, we will get you on the schedule.
Our trained specialists perform all agreed-upon services. When we’re done, we will clean up any debris to keep your yard neat and looking great.
Depending on what services we performed on your property, we’ll provide you with an update or recommend additional follow-up or ongoing services.
We strive to exceed our customers’ expectations from the first phone call to the conclusion of your project. That’s why our process beings with a complimentary consultation and estimate.
During this visit, one of our professionals will:
- Learn more about the goals for your outdoor lighting project.
- Inspect your yard to determine your desired look, best, and feel.
- Examine your electrical systems to determine what possibilities or limitations can impact what you want to be done.
Once the landscape lighting designers have the information we need about your project, we can create a set of customized recommendations for you, along with a complimentary estimate. After you approve our action plan, we will work with you to create a schedule for your project.
We can turn your vision for your yard into reality.
Homeowners in the Greater Houston area trust the landscape lighting designer experts at ABC Home & Commercial Services for high-quality, professional outdoor lighting installations. Our skilled professionals can provide recommendations for your landscape lighting project and execute your plans. You can have peace of mind when our installers come to your home because every ABC employee is drug tested and undergoes a criminal history screening before joining our team.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can you work with my timeline and budget?
ABC’s lighting experts can plan your project in a way that works with your timeline and budget. We can work with any-sized budget on jobs large and small.
Does ABC install Christmas lights?
Yes! Our experienced lighting specialists can perform your Christmas lights installation & add holiday lighting along your driveway, on trees or your roof. Once the holidays are over, ABC can neatly remove and organize your lights for safe storage. Learn more about these services here.
Can you install solar lighting in my yard?
Solar lighting has become more popular in recent years, particularly in areas like ours that get ample sunshine. If properly installed, these lights can save money on electricity costs and can be a better option in parts of your yard where you don’t have an outdoor electrical outlet nearby. In addition, solar lighting systems are safer around water features, such as pools, since they don’t require power cords or electricity.
Solar landscape lighting does require some maintenance over time. As the battery gets dirty, charging may become less efficient. Our experts can help troubleshoot any issues you might be having with your solar lighting and make any needed adjustments to keep your lights working properly.
Can I use LED lighting in my yard?
Another alternative to traditional landscape lighting that some of our customers request is LED lights, one of the most energy-efficient lighting technologies. When an LED light bulb is turned on, a current passes through a microchip, which in turn lights up the tiny LEDs, creating light. The heat that is produced during this process is absorbed into a heat sink, as opposed to released outwards as you would find in traditional lighting.
Since LED lights shine one direction, you don’t need the reflectors and diffusers that are found in more traditional lighting setups. This is an added bonus if you are using LED lighting to highlight a specific feature in your yard.
What are the pros and cons of outdoor LED lighting when compared to more traditional lighting options?
While LED bulbs have a higher initial cost per bulb, they can end up saving you money in the long run. In fact, these bulbs use at least 75% less energy and can last 25 times longer. LEDs release very little heat in comparison to incandescent bulbs, which can emit 90% of their energy as heat. When a LED nearing the end of its service life, it will merely get dimmer, as opposed to an incandescent or compact fluorescent lighting (CFL), which simply burns out.
One disadvantage to this lighting option is that some LEDs can emit light that’s a bluish tint. However, with advancements in technology, most manufacturers have resolved this issue.
ABC’s lighting experts can work with you to weigh the pros and cons of all the options available to come up with a plan that best suits your needs and desires.
Will having outdoor lighting installed tear up my yard?
Our installers will make every effort to minimize any possible disruption to your regular routine when putting in your lighting. Your ABC pros will prepare you for what to expect, including any areas that we might need to disturb temporarily to get your new lighting up and running. We’ll get your yard looking nice and neat before we leave. You can expect that any immediate impact to your yard will be minimized in a matter of weeks.
What is included in ABC’s Pre-Spring Landscaping Services?
Spring is a great time of year to improve your home’s exterior. As part of ABC’s Pre-Spring Landscaping Houston Services, our lawn care specialists:
- Apply a solution to prevent the growth of weeds
- Mulch to encourage plant health and improve the appearance of your landscape
- Prune your plants to encourage new growth and make your yard look cleaner
- Replace shrubs to better utilize space and sun exposure
What products will you use on my lawn, and are they environmentally friendly?
At ABC Home & Commercial Services, we not only care about your lawn, but we also care about the environment. During your free consultation, our lawn care experts will work with you to come up with solutions which help you reach your goals while minimizing the impact on the planet.
We offer a full range of lawn services.
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What Our Customers Are Saying
“ABC is top notch. They came out right away to inspect for an estimate and offered a very thorough explanation as to what needed to be done to fix our issues. They provided our service the very next day and worked in the rain and in the dark, making sure that nothing was left undone before they left. I feel comfortable that they have taken care of our problem and I can sleep better tonight. Christopher was so great! Thank you ABC! I feel really good about our decision in choosing you to take care of our home moving forward!”
“Marco did an awesome job of running the project. He made good suggestions that worked out well for landscaping our backyard. He also went the second mile to help solve the small issues that arise when this type of work is performed. My wife and I are very happy with our beautiful new backyard which came at a fair price.”
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