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THE ILLUMINATORS offer service, maintenance and repairs for all types of outdoor lighting and landscape lighting for Frankfort, Il. We have vast industry knowledge and stocked vans with industry specific tools and parts to make quick and efficient repairs. Please contact THE ILLUMINATORS if you need help with your existing lighting system.

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Welcome to The Illuminators Outdoor Lighting

Frankfort, Il's Top Rated Outdoor Landscape Lighting Contractor
 

We, The Illuminators, strive to set the outdoor lighting industry standard when it comes to quality and professionalism. How can we do this? It's simple. Outdoor lighting is all we do - it's our passion! We have chosen outdoor lighting as our niche market. That gives us a competitive edge over the many companies such as landscapers, pavers, brick-layers, seal-coaters, power-washers, gutter-cleaners, deck-builders, electricians, irrigators and anyone else that just offers outdoor or landscape lighting as an afterthough or add-on of their main business in Frankfort, Il. We use many techniqures in our lighting design plans that are not used, studied or understood by many of our competitors. The Illuminators also specialize in repairing and maintaining all types of outdoor lighting whether we orignally installed it or not.

 

The Illuminators have over 50 years of combined design and installation experience in the outdoor and landscape lighting industry near Frankfort, Il. Out vast experience .......

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Why LED Lighting?

 
 

LED landscape lighting can save up to 80% in ourdoor lighting energy costs, saving a consumer a significant amount of money peryear over the other outdoor lighting options in Frankfort, Il.

 

LED bulb replacement is almost non-existent. LED landscape lighting bulbs are rated to last 25,000 - 70,000 hours depending on the manufacturer. Normal 12V halogen bulbs are usually rated between 1,000 - 10,000 hours.

 

LED outdoor landscape lighting is the safest form of outdoor lighting. LED landscape lighting produces very little heat compared to normal halogen landscape lighting. The LED lighting fixture is only slightly warm to the touch where as halogen 12 volt landscape lights can cause severe burns to people if touched.

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Design Techniques for Frankfort, Il

 

The first step in THE ILLUMINATORS design process is to ask "Why light?" An outdoor lighting system can focus on safety, security, property value, budget, enhancement of the beauty of the landscape, or a combination of these points. Our experieced design team uses several techniques to accomplish these goals. For example, up lighting a tree near the house entrance will provide safety and security, or strategically placing a few spotlights within a garden will provide aesthetic enhancement. Low levels of light create subtle beauty, illuminating points such as paths and gardens. Brighter lighting effects are used for focal points within the landscaping. For example, down lighting placed within a tall tree must be bright enough to cast "moonlighting" shadows in the surrounding area. Our design engineers know how much light is needed to create the desired effects and can implement this knowledge into your lighting design.

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Outdoor Lighting Design Techniques

The first step in THE ILLUMINATORS design process is to ask "Why light?" An outdoor lighting system can focus on safety, security, property value, budget, enhancement of the beauty of the landscape, or a combination of these points. Our experienced design team uses several techniques to accomplish these goals. For example, up lighting a tree near the house entrance will provide safety and security, or strategically placing a few spotlights within a garden will provide aesthetic enhancement. Low levels of light create subtle beauty, illuminating points such as paths and gardens. Brighter lighting effects are used for focal points within the landscaping. For example, down lighting placed within a tall tree must be bright enough to cast "moonlighting" shadows in the surrounding area. Our design engineers know how much light is needed to create the desired effects and can implement this knowledge into your lighting design.

The following examples are just a few of the various design techniques we use:

Silhouetting

Silhouetting
Displays a dark image of the object by lighting the vertical surface directly behind it.
This technique shows the shape but not the color or texture of an object.

Examples

Silhouetting a tree Silhouetting against a house

Shadowing

Shadowing
Creates a shadow on a vertical surface by placing the fixture directly in front of the object.
The closer the light fixture to the object, the larger the shadow.

Examples

Shadowing on a Planter Shadowing on an Evergreen

Tree Up Lighting

Tree Up Lighting
Up lights are placed at the base of the tree.
This creates a dramatic effect and highlights the features and color of the tree.

Examples

A Bird in a Tree Tree Up Lighting

Tree Down Lighting

Down Lighting
Down lights are placed within the tree.
This creates a moonlight effect.

Examples

A Driveway with Downlighting Moonlighting

Good Ideas

  1. It is a good idea to have your existing outdoor landscape lighting system professionally maintained 1 - 2 times a year to protect your original investment and to prevent service issues over time.

  2. LED landscape lighting can save up to 80% in outdoor lighting energy costs, saving a consumer a significant amount of money per year over the other outdoor lighting options.

  3. LED bulb replacement is almost non-existent. LED landscape lighting bulbs are rated to last 25,000 - 70,000 hours depending on the manufacturer. Normal 12V halogen bulbs are usually rated between 1,000 - 10,000 hours.


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Angie's List Super Service Award for 2013.

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Angie's List Super Service Award for 2015.

This is our third consecutive award. Thanks to all our great customers!!!

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Service Area

The Illuminators provides outdoor lighting solutions for the following cities:

Ingleside Il, Mount Prospect Il, Lincolnwood Il, Highland Park Il, Seneca Il, Elmhurst Il, Mendota Il, Richton Park Il, Wauconda Il, Lindenwood Il, Westmont Il, Montgomery Il, Kingston Il, Rolling Meadows Il, Orland Park Il, Harvey Il, Millington Il, South Elgin Il, Batavia Il, Algonquin Il, Serena Il, Earlville Il, Gurnee Il, Melrose Park Il, Hazel Crest Il, Schaumburg Il, Carpentersville Il, Buffalo Grove Il, Westchester Il, Steger Il, Dundee Il, New Lenox Il, Winfield Il, Lake In The Hills Il, Medinah Il, Franklin Park Il, Dekalb Il, Berwyn Il, Marseilles Il, Hickory Hills Il, La Grange Il, Lee Il, Bensenville Il, Lafox Il, Sheridan Il, Sycamore Il, Sandwich Il, Minooka Il, Downers Grove Il, Garden Prairie Il, Carol Stream Il, Markham Il, Kaneville Il, Country Club Hills Il, Wasco Il, Elmwood Park Il, Naperville Il, Lake Forest Il, Antioch Il, Sugar Grove Il, Peotone Il, Palos Hills Il, Braceville Il, Riverdale Il, Park Ridge Il, Waterman Il, Skokie Il, Big Rock Il, Elwood Il, Oswego Il, River Forest Il, Round Lake Il, Glenwood Il, Davis Junction Il, Harwood Heights Il, Rockford Il, Robbins Il, Wadsworth Il, Deerfield Il, Eola Il, Worth Il, Verona Il, Wonder Lake Il, Oak Forest Il, Niles Il, Summit Argo Il, Huntley Il, La Grange Park Il, Willow Springs Il, Loves Park Il, Western Springs Il, Stillman Valley Il, Rochelle Il, Plato Center Il, Prospect Heights Il, Wheaton Il, Hometown Il, Shorewood Il, Clare Il, Poplar Grove Il

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