Frequently Asked Questions on Architectural & Landscape Lighting

Welcome to our comprehensive FAQ section, where we shed light on all your burning questions about architectural and landscape lighting. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to enhance your living space or a professional seeking specialized solutions, our FAQs cover a wide range of topics to guide you through your lighting journey. Dive in to discover the nuances of lighting types, installation procedures, maintenance tips, and much more. Your path to a well-lit space starts here.

We’ve broken our FAQ page into three sections:

  • Lambs Lighting questions
  • Architectural Lighting questions
  • Landscape Lighting questions

Lambs Lighting

Do you offer free consultations?

Absolutely, we offer free consultations to help you understand your lighting needs better. This is a great opportunity for you to discuss your vision with our experts and get personalized recommendations. It’s a no-obligation way to explore what Lambs Lighting can do for you.

Do you offer nighttime demos?

Yes, we do offer nighttime demos. This unique feature allows you to experience our lighting solutions in real-time, under the night sky. It’s a fantastic way to visualize how our lighting will transform your space after dark.

Do you provide commercial lighting services?

Yes, we extend our services to commercial properties as well. Whether it’s a retail space, office building, or any other commercial setting, we have the expertise to illuminate it effectively.

Do you offer home automation services?

Currently, we do not offer home automation services. Our focus is on providing top-notch lighting solutions that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Do you offer retrofitting services?

Yes, we offer retrofitting services where we can upgrade your existing lighting system, utilizing the same wiring and adding extra nodes if needed. It’s a cost-effective way to modernize your lighting without a complete overhaul.

Do you offer maintenance services?

We do offer maintenance services even if we didn’t install your existing system. However, we currently do not offer maintenance packages for systems that we have installed.

Do you offer customizable multicolor, multitemp lighting?

Yes, we offer a range of multicolor and multitemperature lighting options for those who wish to add a personalized touch to their spaces. We encourage (and enable) the ability to customize your environment to suit your mood or occasion.

Do you offer pool lighting?

We do not offer pool or underwater lighting at this time. Our expertise is in landscape and architectural lighting.

How do you run lines for the lighting?

We typically bury all wire by hand, ensuring very low impact to your existing landscape. We typically avoid trenching machines, prioritizing a more careful and personalized approach.

What guarantees or warranties do you offer?

We use high-quality components for our lighting solutions, most of which come with a 10-year or longer warranty. Your investment in our services is safeguarded by our commitment to quality.

Do you have information on cost savings with LED lights?

While we don’t have specific data at the moment, converting to LED lights is generally more energy-efficient and can result in significant cost savings over time.

What is your service area?

We are flexible when it comes to our service area. Typically, we cover north to Denton, south to Waxahachie, west to Possum Kingdom, and east to Dallas. However, for the right project, we are willing to travel further.

Do you offer adjacent services like outdoor audio, A/V installation?

We have dabbled in providing adjacent services like outdoor audio and A/V installation, but it’s not a primary focus for us at this time. However, we are open to discussing such projects on a case-by-case basis.

Architectural Lighting

What is Architectural Lighting?

Architectural lighting refers to the strategic integration of light fixtures into and around the architectural elements of a building. The goal is to enhance both its aesthetic appeal and functionality – from both an accessibility and security point of view. This form of lighting goes beyond mere illumination to create moods, highlight design features, and even improve energy efficiency.

How Does Architectural Lighting Differ from General Lighting?

General lighting provides basic illumination for a space, making it functional and safe. On the other hand, architectural lighting aims to accentuate design features, create mood, and highlight architectural elements. It’s more about the art and science of lighting design rather than just brightness.

What Types of Architectural Lighting Fixtures Are Available?

We offer a diverse range of fixtures, including recessed lighting, wall sconces, pendant lights, and track lighting. Each type serves a specific purpose, from providing ambient light to focusing on particular architectural details. Our experts can help you choose the right fixtures for your project.

Can Architectural Lighting Be Energy-Efficient?

Absolutely, we offer LED architectural lighting options that are both energy-efficient and sustainable. These fixtures consume less electricity and have a longer lifespan compared to traditional bulbs. They also offer a range of color temperatures for different moods and settings.

How Do I Choose the Right Architectural Lighting for My Space?

Choosing the right architectural lighting involves considering several factors. These include the purpose of the space, existing architectural elements, and your design aesthetic. Consulting with a lighting designer can provide valuable insights tailored to your specific needs.

Do You Offer Custom Architectural Lighting Solutions?

Yes, we specialize in providing bespoke lighting solutions tailored to your specific needs and design preferences. Our team collaborates with you to create custom fixtures or layouts that align with your architectural vision. This ensures a unique and cohesive look for your space.

How Do I Install Architectural Lighting?

For optimal performance and safety, we recommend hiring a professional for the installation of architectural lighting. Incorrect installation can lead to electrical issues and may not achieve the desired lighting effects. Our team offers installation services to ensure everything is set up correctly.

What is the Cost of Architectural Lighting?

The cost of architectural lighting can vary widely depending on the complexity of the design and the types of fixtures used. Custom solutions may also incur additional expenses. We offer a range of options to suit different budgets and provide quotes upon request.

How Do I Maintain My Architectural Lighting?

Maintaining your architectural lighting involves regular cleaning of the fixtures and occasional bulb replacement. It’s also important to periodically check for any electrical issues to ensure the system is functioning optimally. Consult your user manual or our customer service for specific maintenance guidelines. Of course, we are happy to prepare a quote for regular lighting maintenance should you so desire.

Where Can I See Examples of Architectural Lighting?

You can visit our portfolio page to see case studies and examples of our architectural lighting projects. This will give you an idea of the scope and quality of our work, as well as inspire you for your own project. We also feature customer testimonials for additional insights.

Landscape Lighting

What is Landscape Lighting?

Landscape lighting involves the strategic placement of lights in outdoor areas such as gardens, patios, and walkways. The aim is to enhance the beauty of your outdoor space and improve visibility during nighttime. It can transform your garden into a magical setting and make your property more secure.

What Are the Benefits of Landscape Lighting?

The benefits of landscape lighting are manifold. It enhances the curb appeal of your property, making it more attractive to visitors or potential buyers. Additionally, well-placed lights increase safety by illuminating dark areas, and they allow you to enjoy your outdoor spaces even after the sun sets.

What Types of Landscape Lighting Fixtures Do You Offer?

We offer a variety of landscape lighting fixtures including accentlights, path lights, moon lights, in grade/well and underwater lights. Each type serves a specific purpose, whether it’s highlighting a garden feature or illuminating a pathway. Our experts can guide you in selecting the most suitable fixtures for your outdoor space.

Is Landscape Lighting Weather-Resistant?

Yes, our landscape lighting fixtures are designed to withstand various weather conditions. They are built with durable materials that can handle rain, snow, and temperature fluctuations. This ensures that your outdoor lighting remains functional and attractive throughout the year.

Can I Install Landscape Lighting Myself?

While some basic fixtures can be installed as a DIY project, we recommend professional installation for more complex setups. Incorrect installation can lead to electrical issues and may not achieve the desired aesthetic effects. Our team is available for consultations and installation services.

How Do I Plan My Landscape Lighting Design?

Planning your landscape lighting design starts by identifying the key features in your outdoor space that you wish to highlight. Once you have a focus, you can choose appropriate fixtures and layout. Sketching a simple map of your property can help in the planning process, and our design team is always available for consultations.

How Much Does Landscape Lighting Cost?

The cost of landscape lighting varies based on the scale of your project and the types of fixtures you choose. Simple setups can be relatively inexpensive, while more elaborate designs will require a larger investment. We offer free quotes to help you budget accordingly.

How Do I Maintain My Landscape Lighting?

Regular maintenance for your landscape lighting includes cleaning the fixtures to remove dirt and debris, and checking for any electrical or functional issues. Seasonal adjustments may also be necessary to account for plant growth or changes in the layout of your outdoor space. Our customer service team can provide detailed maintenance tips.

Where Can I Find Inspiration for Landscape Lighting?

Our Gallery is a treasure trove of tips, ideas, and inspiration for your landscape lighting project. You can view it here.

Ready to illuminate your world? Reach out to us to discuss your lighting needs and how we can tailor our services to meet them.