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THE ILLUMINATORS offer service, maintenance and repairs for all types of outdoor lighting and landscape lighting for Newark, 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

Newark, 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 Newark, 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 Newark, 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 Newark, 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 Newark, 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. Save green by going green. LED landscape lighting systems dramatically reduce the impact on the environment due to the big savings in energy and installation costs. LED outdoor lighting systems use much less copper wire, smaller transformers and basically no lamp replacments.

  2. LED lights can be switched off and on frequently and without affecting the LED’s lifetime or light emission. In contrast, traditional lighting may take several seconds to reach full brightness, and frequent on/off switching does drastically reduce operational life expectancy.

  3. 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.


News and Events

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Angie's List Super Service Award for 2014.

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Service Area

The Illuminators provides outdoor lighting solutions for the following cities:

Mooseheart Il, Glenwood Il, Mokena Il, Palos Park Il, Esmond Il, Mendota Il, Homer Glen Il, Hampshire Il, River Grove Il, Addison Il, Berkeley Il, Northbrook Il, Hinckley Il, Chana Il, Maywood Il, Braidwood Il, Bristol Il, Flossmoor Il, Montgomery Il, Oak Brook Il, Berwyn Il, Winthrop Harbor Il, Loves Park Il, Somonauk Il, Woodridge Il, Wilmington Il, Leland Il, Palos Heights Il, Harvey Il, Park Forest Il, Evergreen Park Il, Caledonia Il, Fox River Grove Il, Glenview Il, Coal City Il, Elmwood Park Il, Lake Bluff Il, Wood Dale Il, Medinah Il, Palos Hills Il, Ottawa Il, Marseilles Il, Worth Il, Lee Il, Midlothian Il, Brookfield Il, Crystal Lake Il, Sheridan Il, Russell Il, Union Il, Lemont Il, Wauconda Il, Elk Grove Village Il, Country Club Hills Il, Lansing Il, Evanston Il, Bloomingdale Il, Plato Center Il, Lake Forest Il, Rolling Meadows Il, Bedford Park Il, Homewood Il, Maple Park Il, Schiller Park Il, Bensenville Il, Hinsdale Il, Franklin Park Il, Oswego Il, Hickory Hills Il, Palatine Il, Thornton Il, Tinley Park Il, Downers Grove Il, Millbrook Il, La Grange Il, Marengo Il, Wasco Il, Glencoe Il, Dolton Il, Lyons Il, Fox Lake Il, Arlington Heights Il, Waukegan Il, Riverdale Il, Geneva Il, Rochelle Il, Lincolnwood Il, Gilberts Il, Cortland Il, Crest Hill Il, Roscoe Il, Richton Park Il, Hebron Il, Carol Stream Il, River Forest Il, Vernon Hills Il, Burbank Il, Westmont Il, Millington Il, Earlville Il

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