Get Your Home’s Outdoor Lighting Holiday Ready Before Your Visitors Arrive!

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives - Brantley Front EntryFamily and friends will soon be visiting for the upcoming holidays, so you want to be sure your outdoor lighting is up to snuff and ready to light the way this season. With night arriving earlier this time of year, you want to be sure your guests can easily see your home in the black of night. You want to ensure that parking on your driveway and walking to your front door is easy and safe to welcome your holiday guests.

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Driveway, sidewalks and entries should be well-lit to ensure guests arrive to your door safely this season!

Cornhole is more fun with outdoor lighting

Cornhole is more fun with outdoor lighting in your backyard!

The holidays in Charlotte are a wonderful time of year thanks to our mild weather, so there are plenty of outdoor activities that can still be enjoyed outdoors — like tossing the football around after Thanksgiving dinner even in the evening. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte can set up perimeter and landscape lighting that will enable tossing the ball around, and all sorts of fun, family-friendly games like horseshoes or even a cornhole battle with guests. If you want to show off your outdoor fireplace or fire pit, we can provide lighting in those specific areas that will make it easy for everyone to hang out and enjoy some marshmallows and a hot chocolate.

Charlotte outdoor kitchen task lightingHoliday-ready outdoor lighting will ensure your home looks awesome when guests arrive with plenty of dimension and character. Nighttime illumination makes your house look grand and our designers use all sorts of tricks to make every angle and corner of your home have a moonlit feel that is gracious and elegant. We can employ beneficial outdoor task lighting so if you want to smoke a rack of ribs or fry a turkey for the holidays, you can see clearly to handle the chore safely and can tell when the food is cooked through.

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Guests will be wowed when they can see your backyard lit up while nestled indoors. Your garden beds and ornamental trees will come alive through your big picture window and French doors to your deck when Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte’s lighting architects apply their magic to your outdoor living areas. We can cast gorgeous light on any part of your yard that you’d like to accentuate such as a water feature, sculpture, an expansive patio or even a pond. There are no limits to what we can do to make your outdoor lighting dreams come true. Why see nothing more than deep blackness out of your windows when you can see an enchanting picture-postcard look instead?

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We service everything we install, so be sure you are holiday ready by contacting us for an appointment to check the health of your system NOW. We will make sure your bulbs, fixtures, timer and wires are all working as they should. If you’ve got old-fashioned halogen bulbs, we can change them out to low consumption LED ones that can save you money in the long-term since they have a 50,000+ hour average lifespan.  If you need additional lights, we can add fixtures to your existing system from our broad offering of MADE IN THE USA metal fixtures that are made especially for us under our exacting standards. They are commercial grade and made to last unlike the cheap housings made for the big box stores with plastic parts and inferior quality.

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte.

Give us a call now before you get busy with all the holiday dinners and shopping. We have some appointments remaining. Contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte to have your outdoor lighting holiday ready before guests arrive! You can reach us at (704) 849-8808 or via email at





Don’t let the rainy weather impact getting your Charlotte outdoor lighting in order for the busy season ahead!

Don't let Rain Delay getting your Charlotte outdoor lighting holiday-ready

Don’t let the rainy weather impact getting your Charlotte outdoor lighting in order for the busy season ahead!

It’s been three straight weeks of rain in Charlotte, and of course that prevents outdoor labor from happening on behalf of many contractors that work on home exteriors and yards. Customers also wait until after it rains to contact us, when really they should be calling on a rainy day so work can begin when it finally dries out on a sunny day. If you’ve been thinking on servicing or upgrading your outdoor lighting before the hectic holiday season, the time to get on our schedule is NOW!

Charlotte entryway lighting (2)Get your outdoor lighting holiday-ready in Charlotte as Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away and you want to make sure your house looks spectacular in the evening before the guests start showing up (especially the Mother-in-law). Ensure that your driveway is easy for cars to navigate on and visitors can easily see where to walk to your front door despite the dark. We will give your home’s exterior tons of evening dimension and pop thanks to skillful tricks that our lighting designers employ.

Smaller homes can look larger with professional outdoor lighting.If you’ve moved into a new home that has no landscape lighting whatsoever, you can sit down with one of our lighting architects that will help you figure out what your illumination needs are based on your lifestyle. We ask you targeted questions that help us figure out what your outdoor lighting goals are and what is most important to you. You might have an outdoor water feature or pool perimeter that you’d like to play up, or a deck or patio that needs lighting to not only accentuates it, but also to make it safe in terms of walking up and down steps. We can light up your garden beds and up light your trees so that when you are sitting in your home you can see your backyard lit up like a living canvas that you can appreciate even on the darkest night.

Festival lighting in outdoor living spaceOutdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte can provide you with useful task lighting that fits elegantly into your entire illumination scheme and doesn’t scream harsh spotlight. An outdoor kitchen work area, barbecue, overhead patio lights and garage door lighting can all be done in a classy way that still serves its needed purpose of extra visibility. If you walk the dogs late at night, we can also spotlight an area so that you and your pup can safely do your business and feel comfortable and safe.

Check for damages to wiring, fixtures and bulbs, and call an outdoor lighting expert to make repairs.Let us come and check your system before the winter hits to ensure everything is working properly. We will look at your wiring bulbs, fixtures, transformer, timer and all the working parts of your outdoor lighting system to ensure everything is in top-notch working order before your guests arrive for the holidays. If you want to add additional fixtures to your existing system, we can illuminate areas that are dark and could use additional light. If a whole new lighting plan is what you’re after, then we can suit you up with a low consumption LED outdoor lighting scheme that will be easy on your power bill and be environmentally green. Our fixtures are made in the USA and are commercial quality so you will get many years of solid use out of them. We have innumerable shapes and styles that will fit whatever look and feel you are after, including specialty fixtures that add a truly sculptural and artistic flair to your property. Why have boring lighting when you can wow your guests with the unique and spectacular. Book an appointment NOW!

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte.

Contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte to have your outdoor lighting ready for the busy holiday season ahead! You can reach us at (704) 849-8808 or via email at


Let Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte make DST easy and convenient!

OLP Daylight Savings TimeYou’ve heard the old saying “Spring Forward & Fall Back” since you were a kid to help your remember which way to turn the clock to compensate for Daylight Savings Time (DST).  Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte is here to remind you that November 1st is just a few days away and it is the day to push your clocks back one hour as our days get shorter.

The right timer will give you peace of mind by regulating your outdoor lighting system.

The right timer will give you peace of mind by regulating your outdoor lighting system.

Losing an hour creates a host of issues since the evening arrives sooner than just a few months ago. It affects a lot of things you might not be thinking of, such as when your landscape lighting turns on and off. What your timer was previously set to may no longer work for the members of your household, so it means dealing with the annoyance of re-programming your current timer. You’ve got to dig out the manual and figure out which way to turn all those troublesome dials, switches or buttons again! We can help you avoid the nightmare that the season time change wreaks on your landscape lighting by installing the best gizmo ever—and astronomical timer. No, it has nothing to do with astronomy and the moon and stars, silly! It’s an awesome and very simple device that AUTOMATICALLY adjusts to daylight savings time so you have to do nothing at all!

Charlotte landscape lighting Outdoor Lighting PerspectivesWe simply input your exact location into the timer and a sophisticated GPS is able to determine when daylight and nightfall happens in your area and when your system needs to turn on and off. It’s genius! Your kids will not arrive home to a dark home when they get home from school, and you will easily see the driveway and your front door when you come home from work. Everyone will feel safe thanks to good visibility and not coming home to a creepy dark home.  You don’t ever have to think about adjusting your outdoor lighting again thanks to this neat device.

Charlotte architectural lighting (1)Years ago, old-school landscape lighting timers had buttons or dials had to be moved every few months to account for how long or short the days were. If you’ve got one of these antiquated timers, then you will love the ease of an astronomical timer! There is no need to do a thing to account for seasonal  time changes, as this smart device handles everything for you. It doesn’t get any better than this for a fuss-free and painless way to keep your landscape lighting working right. A battery backup takes care of everything even if there is a power outage, too.

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Astronomical timers know automatically how to best utilize existing daylight hours, so they save you money since you are not consuming power to light your property and home when it’s not required. They are environmentally green since they help save you money and keep power costs down. There’s a lot to be said for the convenience and cost savings that an astronomical timer provides. Let us install an astronomical timer on your outdoor lighting so you can take advantage of the benefits they provide.

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte.

Let Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte make falling back and springing forward in honor of DST effortless! Contact us today to learn more at (704) 849-8808 or via email at


Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte Scores a Hole in One With Backyard Recreational Lighting!

Charlotteans love golfNorth Carolinians are passionate about their golf game, and we’re particularly mad about it here in Charlotte. Recently, here at Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte, we have been getting quite a few requests to install the outdoor lighting for backyard putting greens, including one that we just completed within the Foxcroft neighborhood of South Charlotte. This homeowner was looking for us to cast light from the perimeter of the green so that he could play well into the evening. To achieve the effect that he was looking for, we used a BB02 stake light that could elegantly be raised to a several feet above ground and would have the ability to be easily adjusted so the light could be focused exactly where needed for increased functionality.

Charlotte backyard putting green lightingThe family chose the beautiful copper finish stake lights which we anchored to a perimeter brick wall that encircles their backyard. The upscale materials will weather over time elegantly blending into the surround landscape. These fixtures both a traditional and modern flair that imparts an air of sophistication to the space without looking harsh or obtrusive. They also deliver broad lighting across the putting green that helps the golfers see in the twilight hours with a beautiful wash of light that is still fitting in the landscape. When the golfing fun is over, these fixtures still serve to light up the shrubbery and perimeter gravel garden bed in a stylish way. Since the stake light is highly adjustable, they can be aimed in a multitude of ways at any time as the homeowners needs change depending on what they are doing outdoors.

Outdoor Lighting installation at South Charlotte backyard golf putting greenAdding illumination to outdoor recreation areas is nothing new to us at Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte. We’ve has incorporated lighting to bocce ball courts, tennis courts, in the surround of lap pools, and even on horseshoe and corn hole fields. There is no reason why outdoor fun has to end after the sun goes down! With the glorious and mild autumn weather we are lucky enough to have in Charlotte, we can keep playtime going in the backyard nearly year round—even an evening tee time after work!

Cornhole is more fun with outdoor lighting

Cornhole is more fun with outdoor lighting in your backyard!

Why quit grilling or dining just because it’s autumn and the days are getting shorter? With Daylight Savings Time fast approaching on November 1st, we can add additional task lighting that can keep you flipping burgers at the BBQ no matter how early nightfall comes. You can share a cup of hot chocolate and road marshmallows with the kids at the fire pit, or enjoy a glass of wine on the patio with your love well into the evening. Grab a jacket and get outdoors for evening fun!

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte.

Let Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte increase your backyard recreation by strategically placed lighting fixtures made in the USA for form and function. Contact us today to learn more at (704) 849-8808 or via email at


Outdoor Lighting Increases Enjoyable Space and Keeps Family and Friends Hanging out Well into the Season.

Charlotte tree lightingCharlotte’s weather affords us the ability to enjoy the outdoors in the evenings well into fall and even winter. Entertaining friends and family is the perfect way to spend a seasonally cool evening, so grab a jacket and get ready to hang out as the leaves change color!

All the comforts of indoors can easily be appreciated outdoors in the beauty of your backyard at nightfall. We can cast a warm glow over your outdoor fireplace or fire pit so that the family can have fun roasting marshmallows and swigging down a yummy cup of hot chocolate. Your pool deck is the perfect spot to hang out and can take on the effect of a pretty lake when we string festival or orb lighting above it for a magical evening effect. You can root for you’re the Panthers on a Sunday Night and celebrate a winning touchdown on your covered porch thanks to fixtures that will have the entire veranda glowing after dusk.


An outdoor kitchen or barbeque is ideal for an autumn night romantic dinner with your significant other right under the moonlight on a starry night, too. Task lighting will provide efficient illumination so you can whip up a delicious meal to accompany a fabulous bottle of wine right on your deck or patio on any night. We can cast a passionately dramatic light in this area so you and your best love can dine al fresco with enough visibility to see what’s on your plate, yet keep things looking as if it’s lit up by candlelight.

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We can brighten the obscurities in the blackness so you can see all around the boundary lines of your property and be able to appreciate all the greenery and hardscapes and give things greater depth than they actually have. We can cascade light down from your trees for a moonlit effect and we can enchantingly light up your winding pathways to make them look like they lead into a fairyland world. There are tricks to fool the eye that our talented lighting architects employ that speaks volumes to the artistry that a pro lighting designer with training has.

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Autumn Charlotte weather enables us North Carolinians the chance to enjoy outdoor living nearly all year long. Take advantage of enhancing your backyard lifestyle by having Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte come out to transform your yard into an alluring space that gives you additional square footage and usability in the evening. It adds value to your home and it’s a significant lifestyle boost, as it means more quality time with your family and friends and it gets you breathing fresh air outside, too.

October is National Outdoor Lighting Month, so it’s the perfect time to reap all the benefits that evening illumination has to offer, including the safety and security that a well-lit property affords.

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte.

Let Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte increase your outdoor living plan with the help of strategically placed lighting fixtures made in the USA. Contact us today to learn more at (704) 849-8808 or via email at


Ambiance and Function is at Heart of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte’s Commercial Designs

Commercial outdoor lighting Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte doesn’t only light up residential homes, we also add ambiance to commercial spaces with our expert lighting techniques as well. It doesn’t matter if you are a restaurant, hotel, boutique shop, church, shopping mall, outdoor park or even a small town main street—we can tackle the challenge with ease and light up the night to enthrall customers and keep them shopping well into the evening hours. We have lit up some of the most prominent commercial properties in the Charlotte area, and the chances are you’ve seen our fabulous work around town without even realizing it.

300 eastWe love doing restaurants because there is instant impact with atmosphere that thrills diners.  Ten years ago we have lit up well known 300 East in Dilworth, which was featured in the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives”. We were recently asked to come back and do wonderful upgrades to freshen it up and give it a whole new look with the latest technology available today. We also did the string lighting on the trees at nearby Tupelo Honey Café in Charlotte’s historic South End district, the outdoor lighting at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill at South Park, and we illuminated the patio at Residence Inn Hotel in town too.

It’s no secret to us that lighting increases sales because it adds drama to your façade, passersby can easily see your signage and the perimeter of your building clearly, and we add a memorable touch to your space that makes clients want to return. We add a bit of theatrical excitement to every space we touch and we make it easy for you to sit back and let us magically transform your storefront or building through the use of light. Not only are visibility and mood key, but good lighting provides safety, security and visibility for your customers as well.

Commercial outdoor lighting using bollards

Commercial outdoor lighting using bollards.

We can provide you whatever look and feel you are going for that is your very own. We can add sophisticated café lighting overhead to light up your dining patio in a romantic way, we can throw artistic shadows against your storefront and entrance that will have customers doing a double-take, or we can give you a colorful and dramatic spectacle with an edgy modern vibe. Whether it’s elegant or eye-popping, we can give you any custom style that you are trying to exude to your customers.

Of course, just as with our residential installations, we use only commercial grade fixtures, wires, transformers and timers that are made right her in the USA. They will provide years of use with LED technology that is low impact in terms of energy costs.

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte.

Let us show you how we can add a dose of interest and creative flair to your commercial or residential space with our expert lighting methods that will turn heads of customers and have them at your doorstep.  Contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte today to learn more at (704) 849-8808 or via email at



North Carolina Design Group Highlights the Transformative Effect Charlotte Outdoor Lighting Exudes

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Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte had the recent pleasure of teaming up with the Solow Design Group on a terrific landscape project in the Elizabeth Neighborhood of Charlotte, NC, which was recently profiled in North Carolina Design. We love to work with companies like Solow because much like us, they are eager to delight and enthrall their clients by providing top-notch customer service wrapped around expert design and installation. We are simpatico in that we listen very carefully to what the homeowner wants and we execute on their dreams so that all their wants are met and their expectations are exceeded.

After Ric Solow’s team  worked their magic by entirely revamping the landscaping and hardscapes on the property, we moved in to add the final glitter and evening sparkle to their work. We worked hand-in-hand with them from the beginning of the project so we knew ahead of time where wires, fixtures and other facets would be based on their selection of trees, shrubs and other decorative features. If you are planning an update of your landscape on a small or large-scale, make sure to include your lighting architect into the plans early on as it can be a big cost saver and minimize disruption not having to dig up the property after the yard has been completed.

Elizabeth Outdoor LightingWith Solow’s spectacular stonework and fauna in place, we were challenged to bring in fixtures that would wash the property in luxurious lighting that was complimentary to the hardscape. Pathways were beautifully lit with natural appeal that is both sculptural and artistic, but also provides plenty of practical visibility in a very elegant way. The architectural elements pop in a stylish and graceful manner without appearing intentional, but rather seem to be bathed in soft moonlight. Of course, it takes a lot of design skill to use fool-the-eye effects and techniques that create subtleties in illumination. Whether to up light or down light is both an art and a science that our lighting designers have mastered through their education and hands-on expertise at Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte, and it’s exactly why landscape and home architects call us to partner with them. They know we are going to cast their work in the very best light to wow the customer.

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Ken is passionate about the transformative effect of outdoor lighting. “It’s the difference between a cold, dark building and a warm, inviting respite from the outside world,” he reflects. “Our clients have told us how much they enjoy pulling up in their driveway after a long day and seeing the lights of home. They’ve also said that a lighted landscape is the kind of thing you didn’t think you needed, but once you have it, you wonder how you ever lived without it.”

Elizabeth Outdoor LightingWe look to light up the evening in a very subtle way that beckons the eye to wander around the space. There is nothing harsh or fixtures that are lined up predictable ways as if you are on an airplane runway. We go for the unpredictable and exciting in a warm and inviting way that makes you wonder what is around the corner.  We aim for restrained, ethereal and elegant so that the home and property are washed in a soft glow and to complement the materials and design plan the landscape architects put in place.

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte looks forward to working with Solow Design and other landscape designers in the future. Contact us today to learn more at (704) 849-8808 or via email at

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte.


Our decorative outdoor lighting choices will leave you breathless!

Orb lights hanging from trees give a magical appearance.

Why settle for boring outdoor lighting fixtures from one of those big box stores that only lasts a few seasons and are the same style that all your neighbors have. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte offers you commercial-quality lighting made right here in the USA with gorgeous and unique designs that are sure to create those “where-did-you-get-those” envious stares in your neighborhood.

We have Festoon light strings that are designed to be permanent and provide a truly unique draping of light overhead that provides plenty of visibility over a covered porch, patio or deck providing a festive flair that gives an outdoor Parisian street cafe vibe. A cable is used to support the weight of the wires for safety and strength.

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Festival lighting was added to this outdoor living space to create ambiance and enhance use of the space in the evening.

Similarly, Orb lights are multiple strands of lights that can cross large spans such as above a large outdoor patio, your outdoor kitchen/dining area or draped romantically in a tree. They are much bigger than the lights on festoon strings and you have the option of 10″, 12″ and 16″ globes available in opaque white, multi-colored and clear. When lit up, these globes appear to be floating and offer a truly magical, fairytale appearance.

Arrington Vineyard orb lighting used in trees

Orb lights hanging from trees give a magical appearance.

Sparkler fixtures are truly special because they are custom-made especially for Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte. Holes are cut out of the metal so when the light shines through them, they bounce a fabulous spray of light patterns that dance on pathways, walls and most anything nearby. These fixtures are very distinctive and bring an artistic vibe into the garden like no other.

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Garden Luminaries are yet another fixture that is completely different. These striking lights look like sculptural art during the daylight hours with their gorgeous shapes and metalwork designs, but at night they take on an otherworldly feel with romantic ambiance. They also cast remarkable shadows of light around a walkway or wall in the darkness that is breathtaking. If you are looking for something to stand out in the twilight, a few of our luminaries will fit the bill.

Don’t forget that we also can retrofit your existing fixtures to be converted and updated to LED bulbs, too. No need to run out and spend money on brand new fixtures if your current fixtures are in good condition and you will benefit from the energy savings that these bulbs provide and their long life.

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte.

To free yourself from ho-hum and uninteresting lighting options, and get custom decorative outdoor lighting fixtures that will wow–contact us today to learn more at (704) 849-8808 or via email at



Poolside Landscape Lighting Illuminates Evening Swims and Brings Romantic Mood

Create a one-of-a-kind party atmosphere with professional outdoor lighting.

Create a one-of-a-kind atmosphere with professional outdoor lighting.

We are lucky that living in the Carolinas affords us a long summer where enjoying our backyards and swimming pool can happen straight through the end of September and sometimes even beyond that. This week the temps are still hot, so a dip in the pool still offers plenty of relief. With the kids back in school, summer vacations over and normal work schedules back in gear, there is no better time to enjoy the pool than in the late evenings.

Highlight your pool's luxurious water features with outdoor lighting.

Highlight your pool’s luxurious water features with outdoor lighting.

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte can help you achieve drama and excitement with our specialized pool lighting techniques. We can come in to after your pool has been built or to upgrade an existing one–and illuminate the deck and landscape around your pool set the stage for incredible mood or atmosphere in your backyard, We can add color and a unique energy to your swimming pool and surrounding garden that will help your family enjoy pool time well into the evening hours and simply give it an elegant flair even when you’re not in the water.

 pool and landscape lighting a beautiful collaboration

Clients often don’t think about lighting around a pool and simply live with the submersed lighting that is part of the structure. We love to work with pool architects, and the best time to contact us is when you are drawing up your pool design so we can work in tandem with their design team. But don’t fret if the pool is all done, as we can still add plenty of value after the fact, too. We can come in and light your pathway to your pool, the perimeter of the deck surround, the hardscape and the lush foliage that is around the water. We can cast soft light on waterfall cascades, trees, ponds and spas that give a truly surreal look to give this area a truly spectacular resort-like appeal. We can set any mood you’d like to capture, whether it is mysterious and romantic, a fun party vibe or something that comes right out of another world. We can capture the flavor of whatever you can dream up! Through our automated lighting controls, you can change the mood by simply pushing a button!

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We can set downlighting high in the trees to shine down onto the pool so that it isn’t directed straight at your guests. We can set torch tiki type lighting around the pool deck that incorporates both LED and a real flame for island flair; and there is nothing more spectacular than spotlighting an incredible specimen tree in a gorgeous silhouette of light. When the kids go to sleep, Mom and Dad can enjoy a quiet evening swim in the pool where we can add dimmers and warm colorful lighting to keep things dreamy and romantic. We can add beautiful atmosphere and effects to highlight you pool deck or other key areas so simply sitting poolside with a glass of wine will put you and your honey in a relaxed mood after a long day.

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte.

So, whether you’ve got an existing pool or a brand new one, we can add plenty of sparkle and shine to your watery oasis whether you are paddling in the water or just enjoying the view. Call Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte at 704-849-8808 or email us at to discuss how we can help you beautify your pool, deck and backyard.


Labor Day Party Planning is Happening Now! Make Sure Your Outdoor Lighting Keeps the Party Going into the Night!

Charlotte Labor DayOutdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte has been busy as the summer season comes to a close. Let’s get together to make the last big summer three day weekend a blast with a pre-Labor-Day party lighting makeover before family and friends arrive for the festivities!

The nights are getting longer and creeping earlier into the daylight hours, so you should ensure that your backyard oasis has the proper illumination so that your holiday celebration doesn’t have to stop when the sun goes down. The evenings are still warm in September in the Charlotte region, and there is no reason not to continue to take advantage of your backyard for a few more months of outdoor fun.

Charlotte architectural lighting (1)Since we are a full service outfit, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte can then take care of the job of regularly maintaining your turn-key lighting system so you don’t ever have to worry about it. We can add or extend it in the future as your needs change, upgrade fixtures if you want a whole new look or even help with existing systems.

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Don’t wait until the last minute to be put on the Labor Day schedule as appointments are filling up. If your current lighting is not giving you’re the look you want or it’s out of date, let us solving the issue for you. We can do a pre-Labor Day inspection so you are party ready on the big day! Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte ensures your current system is functioning correctly by bulb replacement and inspection of transformer, wiring and timers.

path lighting invites guests in to this Charlotte home

If you need a light boost in dark areas that might be an invitation to thieves or you simply want to make it easier for guests to traverse your property without trips and falls, we can augment an existing system easily to make it safer with additional light.  Whether your current fixtures are shabby looking and are cheaply made, or maybe you are ready to change your lighting scheme to something a bit more modern—we can assist you with an upgrade that will make you proud and add value and safety to your home.

Backyard-pergola-lightingTo make your property party ready for Labor Day, we can discuss where your guests like to linger, sit and dine–and we can bathe those areas in warm light so they feel comfortable hanging out well after nightfall. At Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte, we know that if family and friends find it hard to see their food or grab a drink as darkness hits, they will simply figure it’s time to leave the party or want to head into your home instead.  We will make sure it’s easy for you to cook in the evening so you can BBQ well into the later hours with useful task oriented lighting.

We can add sparkly overhead illumination over your deck or patio or even above your pool that will provide plenty of natural looking light for your Labor Day entertainment. We can light up the shrubs and trees around your property, fire pit, pergola or any other feature you like to create an inviting look that will encourage your guests to gather, talk and have an end of summer blast.

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte

Ken Brantly, Owner Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte.

Jump on a pre-Labor Day appointment now to take advantage of our professional installation, maintenance and repair services today. Call Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charlotte at 704-849-8808 or email us at