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EastCoast EastCoast administrator 2 years ago in Lighting

East Coast Landscape Design uses the Unique brand of lights, assembled in California.

 

Picture 1= step light or light in retaining wall. Picture 2= uplight. Picture 3= accent light. Picture 4= downlight. Picture 5= path light.

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EastCoast EastCoast administrator 2 years ago in Lighting

There are several different types of lighting that can accent your property. Each type of lighting has a unique look and purpose. Some of the types of lighting available is accent lighting or spotlighting and functional lighting that allows someone to navigate in the dark.

 

-The two types of accent lighting are uplights and downlights. An uplight is a light on the ground that spolights landscaping or trees from below. A downlight by comparison lights up landscaping from above.

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-Some examples of functional lighting is path lights, step lights, and lights installed in retaining walls.

Spring 2008- lighting installed in retaining wall and steps and 1 path light, constructed in Clarksville MD, shown below.

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EastCoast EastCoast administrator 2 years ago in Lighting

Yes, lighting can be installed in retaining walls, either in-between layers of stone on the wall, or directly under the cap stone. The installation of both locations are similar, the only difference is personal preference of the client and if they want the lighting to be an accent or used to navigate the area at night.

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Spring 2008- lighting installed in retaining wall and steps, constructed in Clarksville MD, shown below.

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EastCoast EastCoast administrator 2 years ago in Lighting

Yes, lights can be installed in the risers of steps, under the tread (the part that you walk on). This type of light can also be used on retaining walls.

 

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Spring 2008- lighting installed in retaining wall and steps, constructed in Clarksville MD, shown below.

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EastCoast EastCoast administrator 2 years ago in Lighting

An uplight is a light on the ground that spotlights trees or landscaping from below. A downlight by comparison lights up landscaping from above.

 

Shown below is an example of an uplight. They are placed on the ground and angled in such a way as to accent trees and shrubs.

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Shown below is an example of an downlight. They are typically placed on walls to accent walkways and driveways, but can have many uses and placements.

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