Outdoor Lighting done right!
Here at Landscape Lighting Design we like to make each project look like a snowflake. Not the cookie cutter jobs others are doing. Often this means we customize fixtures or materials to give you a truly unique look.
WE REPAIR OTHERS WORK
25% of our work is fixing others installation mistakes and poorly designed projects.
WE PLAY WELL WITH OTHERS
Many of our installs are in conjunction with landscaping projects. We are happy to coordinate with others and oversee things to make sure your finished project exceeds all expectations.
WHO WE ARE:
If your home just needs light, others will give you that. It may even look kind of pretty! If you want your home and yard to truly be beautiful, and your investment to return maximum results, then we are the proven designer/installer of choice.
For the last 36 years our President and our designers have been designing and engineering lighting projects. Large and small, Residential and Commercial. Our background is LIGHTING, it's presentation, and the effects that can be created. This is a science. Not something that can be taught in a few hours of training from a vendor or franchise company! We've heard, from several folks that chose us for their home, our competition creates lighting schemes by sticking some lights in the ground and often asking the prospective customer,how does that look? If you are looking to create the beauty, drama, and ooh-ahh look (non-technical term some of our clients say we create), then we are the clear answer. We have been doing Landscape Lighting only, year after year, project after project for 31 years! Allow us to use the design expertise, that brought Landscape Lighting to Iowa over 31 yrs. ago, to your beautiful home. We are Iowa's best, oldest Landscape Lighting company.
WHO WE AREN'T:
Often it is as important to know who/what a business isn't as who/what we are. We don't push snow, plant trees, build rock walls, cut grass, or kill weeds! Which means we are not landscapers. This is not another added on item that we do to get a piece of the pie.We are specialists in lighting only! In addition, we are not a franchise operation. We are not locked in with their average performing, high profit margin products! We don't do Christmas or holiday lighting decorations or wireless dog fences either. These new comers have bought into a business, received a little training on stringing wire, pricing projects and selling jobs to customers. The franchise operations are the new "experts" on the block and we have at least 3 in the Des Moines area. Maybe they sold insurance or cars or worked in an office before purchasing the "add water, stir, and bake" business. They are now promoting themselves as the EXPERTS? A franchise will work great for fast food burgers, sandwich shops and even clothing. NOT LIGHTING DESIGN! When considering who will perform this addition to your home, we urge you to look into the experience and motivation for the others doing outdoor lighting. Go to their website, find the franchise opportunities page they all have, and read these key item's. Here are a few important quotes "You do not need previous industry experience to join us." "Product Gross 75-80%" (only poorly made or overpriced items offer this!) "Success with our training programs in sales, marketing, and office team training & management" Read the information from their own websites! It is all about sales, marketing, business, and making easy money. Our products are designed for High Quality &Performance. They are not designed around high profit margins!