Close your eyes for a moment, and picture what you’re perfect landscape lighting setup looks like. You probably see captivating features of your building glowing with life, with the black sky serving as the canvas on which you highlight all of the amazing outdoor features your building has to offer.
Now open your eyes again. You want that image for your building, but it can be tough taking the vision from your fantasy and turning it into a reality. But with the right commercial lighting contractor, you can get the image you want for your landscape. Take a look at these tips for choosing a commercial lighting contractor.
Inquire About Their Experience
See how much experience your commercial lighting contractor has in the field. People who have been in the business for many years are better suited for the job. It’s also nice if the contractor you pick has won any major awards. That shows that they have done a great job in the past, meaning they will be likely to impress you with their work.
If a commercial lighting contractor has impressed people in the past, other people will recommend them to you. This means that any successful contractor will have no trouble finding references for you who approve of the work they do.
Find Images of Their Work
Make sure you look at images of the work your contractor has done. If a contractor can supply you with countless images of successful lighting projects they’ve done, you can trust them to turn your building into their next successful project.
Make Sure Your Contractor is Willing to Work with You
When you hire a commercial lighting contractor, remember that they work alongside you. You don’t have to let them tell you what should be done. Instead, a good contractor will ask you about your wants/needs and see how they can work them into the project. Remember, it’s your project, and you shouldn’t hire any contractor who isn’t willing to listen to what you want.
Ask About the Quality of their Materials
This is important because the quality of your landscape lighting system is the same as the quality of the materials used to make it. A good commercial lighting contractor should use high-quality materials to ensure you have the highest quality lighting system you can. Nature takes its toll on your lighting system all the time, and you need to be sure it can handle it. You’re going to want materials made from brass and copper. Avoid low-quality materials such as aluminum or plastic.
Check Out Our Services From CMI Lighting
With over 35 years in the industry, CMI has an array of equipment to handle the logistics of any in-house job. We also frequently provide solutions to property managers and upcoming developments. CMI Companies provides services in Mid-Atlantic Region and proudly serves clients in Northern Virginia, Maryland, Richmond, Southern Virginia, Manassas, Prince William County, Fairfax County, Rockville, and Prince George’s County. Also, check us out on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.