Essential Tips for a Landscape Lighting Plan

Creating a captivating outdoor space doesn’t end when the sun goes down – in fact, it’s just getting started. With a well-executed landscape lighting plan, you can transform your yard into an enchanting oasis that shines day and night. Here are some essential tips to help you craft the perfect landscape lighting design.

How do you plan outdoor landscape lighting?

Outdoor landscape lighting is more than just outdoor lighting. What we mean by that is that any choice and planning relating to outdoor landscape lighting must carefully consider your home’s architecture as well as its interior design features. What are you and your team trying to set out to achieve?  This is where a professional lighting electrician can work with you to determine the best approach from both a technical electrical plan and creative lighting plan design perspective.

This will also involve determining important elements such as the light colour temperature, layout, fittings and choice of materials. All these areas add up to form the big picture to achieve the look and feel that you are aiming for. 

More than just outdoor lighting electricians

We are a team of lighting electricians, lighting design experts and quantity surveyors. We work with you from the very beginning of your project to not only provide technical guidance, but also design and style advisory services to help you and your team of landscape specialists, architects and designers determine the most efficient and effective pathway to complete your project. This will ensure that any issues, technical or design related, are identified early with our quantity surveyor anticipating any cost issues ahead of time.

We are a family owned and operated Auckland lighting plan electricians with over 27 years of experience in outdoor landscape and garden lighting. Our work is also backed up by a $20000 Master Electricians guarantee.

Electrical plan

Being experts in electrical plan design means that the Leck Electrical team can also help you identify any electrical problems as well as future proof your home ahead of time. You may want to consider lighting automation in your outdoor landscape lighting to switch on when it gets dark outside and off when the sun is up. Or you may be interested in residential solar and electric vehicle charging. 

Our electrical design services extend beyond the here and now. We will identify the necessary systems and steps are in place so that your current and future power demands are met.

Knowledge is power

Get in touch with the Leck Electrical team today. We’d love to get stuck into your project to ensure that your electrical and lighting requirements are met. 

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"I have used Leck for all my electrical needs for many years and cannot rate them highly enough! Nothing is too much trouble, all their electricians are very personable and go above an beyond to provide an excellent service, and Sam was no exception. Bryce is also super helpful and has imparted some great advice to me over the years. Thanks Leck for always making my life easy when it comes to anything electrical!"


"I have been using Leck Electrical for many years for large and small jobs on my own home and rentals. Bryce & his team are great to deal with. They are reliable, friendly & responsive and have always done a great job for me. I highly recommend them, they will go the extra mile. "


"We have used, and recommended, Leck Electrical for some years now. Bryce and the team are consummate professionals in every way and each time we’ve used them I’ve been compelled to call Bryce to remark on the quality of the people doing the job. Great tradies are hard to find and these guys and gals are precisely that!"


"Both professional and personable which made for a good experience and excellent outcome to our electrical fault. Mitch explained exactly what was wrong and what he was planning to do to fix. Consistent with last time we used Leck Electrical and will definitely use again. "


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