Landscape Lighting | Why Is Landscape Lighting So Expensive?

The Job Component

Although such pricing points will give you a rough picture of how much it costs for landscape lighting, there are still variations, because there are just two assets. The labor is always the main element in the expense of lighting the LED landscape.

If you have a number of barriers to navigate around your house, installing lighting might be a little more costly. Or maybe if anyone else has completed the outdoor living project and you put lighting in at a later date, the labour will get costly because it would possibly entail some searching- not to mention the reality that we are having to operate blindly in terms of understanding where the conduit is.

If you are just starting a living outdoor project, now is the time to install the lighting as well, or at least prepare your property to add it to it later on. By performing so all at once, you can avoid some of the overhead cost on the project.

It is also worth mentioning that if you are consulting with a licensed Certified Landscape Architect-as we would presume you are on a broad outdoor living project-then there would certainly always be a design charge along with the construction costs. The nature of the landscape lighting is included inside this. However, in the case of Soil, Grass, & Wood, the design charge would be charged back to the customer if they follow through with us on the product.

Cost of running Landscape Lighting at home

Of course there are still certain costs involved with operating the device, but the expense is negligible with the new technologies. Although older landscape lighting systems involve replacing bulbs every few years, and therefore produce large bills of energy, LED landscape lighting is far more cost-effective.

In reality, LED lighting will decrease energy consumption of your lighting system by 80 percent compared to old incandescent bulbs. Plus, an additional bonus is that LED light bulbs, including incandescent light bulbs, are not hard to contact.

You'll be paying less on repairs, too. Though LED bulbs are around three times the incandescent size, they are marketed to last ten to fifteen times longer, which might mean a decade without adjusting. That is an average expense benefit in the long term and therefore less of a headache to forgo regular repairs.

Although landscape lighting is an expenditure for sure, we think it is a wise investment. It's better than enough chocolate coating. Landscape lighting is a must if you really want to get as much function and enjoyment out of your living space outdoors as possible. You'll be forced to access your outdoor room at any hour with landscape lighting as opposed to only doing it during the daytime hours.

You have also planned and constructed a stunning patio and driveway, and a lovely entertainment space. If it is really an outdoor living place, why can't you stay in it at any time?

Light is what makes anything functional, and lets you get the best out of space. We think it is certainly not an environment you can skimp on. Even if you are going for the absolute minimum right now, by looking ahead you will set yourself updating lighting apps in the future. With those ideas and plans, we are ready to help you get on your way to a brighter and more beautiful room.

Need to Upgrade Your Home’s Landscape Lighting?

At Frontline Electrical Services we love transforming the homes of our clients’ homes and businesses with amazing landscaping lighting. If you are in the Benicia, Walnut Creek or Fairfield, California or surrounding areas, contact us today at 800-945-0268 (here is a map to our location) and we’ll have one of our certified specialists review your home’s current landscape and give you the best lighting plan you need to make sure your property shines!