Can lighting be installed in steps instead of beside them?
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.
Spring 2008- lighting installed in retaining wall and steps, constructed in Clarksville MD, shown below.
What is an uplight verses a downlight and where would each type of lighting be used?
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.
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.
Does the company only install new lighting or do they service existing fixtures?
East Coast Landscape Design installs new transformers and lighting fixtures as well as services existing ones.
What would void my warranty or not qualify for a warranty?
The warranty would be void if materials were provided by the client, not the company or if there is damage to the hardscape/landscape work as a result of mother nature (example: animal damage; which may be subject to a service fee0.