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One reason is because of its unmatched decorative enhancement for all types and forms of landscapes. Additionally it is cost-effective when compared to the high-voltage types; so many people are enjoying its high potential for reducing money allotment for its installation and maintenance. More than this one reason why the low voltage landscape lights is the choice of many is because it is much safer for homes that have small children and pets since it delivers a charge insufficient to cause lethal shock and serious injury. Tungsten filament lamps were the traditional materials for the making of standard landscape lights.
Line voltage lighting systems run on the same power which runs your house (120 volts) and therefore requires the expertise of an electrical contractor to install. In some cases local permits may be required for installation. 120v wires must be buried 18 inches underground or placed in a protective conduit and all fixtures and connectors must be completely waterproof. Due to these requirements 120v systems are relatively permanent once they are installed. Their lamps and fixtures are larger as well as being higher wattage and produce high light levels. This is beneficial for brightly lit parking lots but less so in residential gardens. For this reason line voltage systems are better suited to large-scale commercial and institutional applications.
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With no wiring installation is much cheaper than traditional lighting as no concrete or landscaping needs to be torn up and reset and there is no waiting for the utility company to connect the lights. There is also no aged wiring to replace years down the road. With no maintenance or utility bills municipalities and business owners can save thousands of dollars by implementing these solutions for lighting up public areas. Monument lighting for subdivisions. Solar panel powered lights can be installed on subdivision monuments and entrances located in more remote areas or on monuments placed in between lanes on a split lane road. This allows previously unlit signs to be illuminated increasing awareness and safety at road intersections.