The changing of the seasons is here, and with it comes the need to prepare homes for the winter months, including landscape lighting maintenance. NiteLites of Indianapolis Outdoor Lighting reminds property owners of these necessary preparations to take that will make the transition as smooth as possible.

This time of year signals the season’s blanketing of darkness unless homeowners schedule their annual outdoor lighting system maintenance check. Decks and patios do not need to be only spring and summer retreats. Landscape lighting wraps a magical glow around freshly fallen leaves and snow, creating the perfect opportunity to grab a blanket and hot chocolate, and spend the evening curled up with a book on the porch swing.

Experts say that when daylight savings time arrives, homeowners should not only change their clocks, but also the batteries in their smoke detectors. NiteLites suggests that landscape lighting owners go one step further and schedule a full service check for their low voltage systems. This maintenance appointment will provide the:

  • Changing all bulbs.
  • Cleaning of all clear covers and fixtures.
  • Straightening and tightening the fixtures and their connections.
  • Trimming landscape shrubs that have grown over fixtures.
  • Moving fixtures to accommodate landscape growth.

Indianapolis homeowners, who are concerned about saving the environment as well as lowering their energy bills over the long winter months, should consider retrofitting their outdoor lighting fixtures with reliable LEDs from NiteLites. Their LED landscape lights have been developed to last up to 40,000 hours and are up to 75% more efficient than traditional bulbs.