What is The Difference Between Outdoor Lighting and Landscape Lighting?

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outdoor lighting systemIf you’re planning some improvements to the outdoor space of your Fort Worth and Surrounding Areas home, you probably have several questions. One of the questions we get most often is “What’s the difference between outdoor lighting and landscape lighting?”

In this article, NTX Outdoor Lighting looks at the difference between outdoor lighting and landscape lighting.

What is Outdoor Lighting?

Outdoor lighting is used to highlight your home’s architecture and landscape. It’s also designed to increase safety by deterring intruders and making paths more easily walkable at night.

Commonly used outdoor lighting features include wall lanterns and sconces. These enhance a home’s curb appeal by providing a source of indirect up-lighting and down-lighting.

What is Landscape Lighting?

Landscape lighting is the outdoor illumination of your home landscape. The lighting is used for the enhancement of your outdoor space as well as safety, night-time aesthetics, recreation, and other uses. This field is quickly evolving due to the increased concern for environmental and cost-effective methods of providing landscape lighting. The increasing use of solar power, low voltage fixtures, energy efficient lamps, and creative lighting design are examples of innovation in the field.

Landscape lighting typically showcase things like your:

  • Plants
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Flowers

Small spotlights and well lights, which require digging a hole so that the light will sit flush with the ground, are common for landscape lighting as they do not compete with plants for attention. Landscape lights can also be used to highlight architectural features like columns. Most landscape lights can be used in both capacities.

Call NTX Outdoor Lighting

Call the experienced lighting professionals at NTX Outdoor Lighting with your questions. You can reach us at (682) 707-5578. We’ll be more than happy to talk with your about our products and services and how we can work together to enhance your outdoor space.

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