LED Landscape Lighting
If you are one of those people who are still using old low
voltage landscape lighting, you might want to change to LED
(Light Emitting Diode).
LED landscape lighting kits can change the looks of your
garden at night. The different colors in your kits will add
more dramatic dimension to your front or back yard. If you want
to give your garden an exotic atmosphere at night, choose the
colors of your lightings well.
Selecting The Right
Before you go shopping for some LED landscape lighting kits,
it would be best for you to first evaluate your garden design.
If you used home
landscape design software to help you design your
yard, use that same computer software to find out what types of
lightings you will need to achieve that exotic effect. Note
that although LED landscape lighting kits already provide you a
variety of lightings and colors, you cannot really fit all of
these things into your garden without ruining the overall
ambiance of the whole place.
You must remember that most LED landscape lighting kits
contain generic lighting to suit the different purposes of
customers. It is therefore up to you to choose which lightings
in your kits are best suited for your garden. LED lights are
meant to be used in your yard in a subtle way -- so there is
really no point of overdoing things.
To get the right lighting effects for your yard, try to run
several simulations using your landscaping computer software.
Play with the lights. Put the lights at different angles so
that you will some ideas of how things will look like. If you
have some structures in your yard like those nice decorative
bridges, ponds and the likes, try to manipulate the light to
highlight these structures. It will probably take you a lot of
trials before you can find the right places to set up the
contents of your LED landscape lighting kits so take your
Protecting Your Lights
Most LED landscape lighting kits already have light
protections so you need not worry about exposing your lights to
the elements. However, there are some types of lights that need
extra protection. To make sure that your lights are well
protected, check the product description of the LED landscape
lighting kit before you buy it. Never take things for granted
when it comes to your yard lightings.