The Illuminators


Request a Quote For Service in Highland, Park, Il

Please provide the information below so we can promptly contact you and provide you with more information






May we text this number: Yes No


 


Outdoor Lighting Services

lightbulb
 
  • Design in Highland, Park, Il
  • Installation in Highland, Park, Il
  • Maintenance in Highland, Park, Il
  • Repairs in Highland, Park, Il
>> LEARN MORE

Request Service
In Highland, Park, Il

checkmark

THE ILLUMINATORS offer service, maintenance and repairs for all types of outdoor lighting and landscape lighting for Highland, Park, 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.

>> REQUEST SERVICE

Portfolio of Lighting
In Highland, Park, Il

stars
portfolio
>> SEE MORE

Check Out Our Blog

pencil

Check out our latest news and events near Highland, Park, Il

>> READ MORE

Welcome to The Illuminators Outdoor Lighting

Highland, Park, 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 Highland, Park, 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 Highland, Park, Il. Out vast experience .......

Read More
Outdoor Ground LED
 
 

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 Highland, Park, 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.

  Learn More

Design Techniques for Highland, Park, 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.

Call us for more information about design in Highland, Park, Il at 630.584.3800 or REQUEST A QUOTE

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. All landscape lighting systems should have professional maintenance performed on them 1 - 2 times a year to protect system components and to prevent system deterioration and failure.

  3. 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.


News and Events

"2017 Best of Houzz Service" Award Winner

It's Official!!

The Illuminators Outdoor Lighting has won the "2017 Best of Houzz Service" award!!

Thanks to all our great customers for making this happen. We appreciate your enthusiasm and business!

Angie's List Super Service Award for 2013.

The award reflects consistent high levels of customer service. Check our reviews at AngiesList.com.

Angie's List Super Service Award for 2014.

Thanks to all our great customers for making it possible!!


Service Area

The Illuminators provides outdoor lighting solutions for the following cities:

Davis Junction Il, Lansing Il, Highwood Il, Peotone Il, Mount Prospect Il, Island Lake Il, Plato Center Il, Malta Il, Coal City Il, Broadview Il, Wasco Il, Ringwood Il, Holcomb Il, Kaneville Il, Sugar Grove Il, Evanston Il, Cortland Il, Waterman Il, Carpentersville Il, Mendota Il, Country Club Hills Il, Hanover Park Il, Marengo Il, Stone Park Il, Techny Il, Waukegan Il, Lockport Il, Rockford Il, Paw Paw Il, Lincolnshire Il, Crystal Lake Il, South Holland Il, Caledonia Il, Newark Il, Lindenwood Il, Lake Forest Il, Summit Argo Il, Plainfield Il, Schiller Park Il, Lyons Il, Great Lakes Il, Seneca Il, Saint Charles Il, Millbrook Il, Verona Il, Schaumburg Il, Bridgeview Il, Elgin Il, Posen Il, River Grove Il, La Grange Park Il, Hebron Il, Glencoe Il, Winfield Il, Hillside Il, Skokie Il, Villa Park Il, Elmhurst Il, Romeoville Il, Prospect Heights Il, Hometown Il, Clarendon Hills Il, New Lenox Il, Evergreen Park Il, Westmont Il, University Park Il, Marseilles Il, Roselle Il, Barrington Il, Bristol Il, Winthrop Harbor Il, Glendale Heights Il, Serena Il, Dekalb Il, Cherry Valley Il, Antioch Il, Mokena Il, Homer Glen Il, North Chicago Il, Crest Hill Il, Minooka Il, Justice Il, Leland Il, Midlothian Il, Vernon Hills Il, Rolling Meadows Il, Medinah Il, Hinckley Il, Geneva Il, Roscoe Il, Ashton Il, Capron Il, Willow Springs Il, Park Ridge Il, Steward Il, Chana Il, Palos Heights Il, Mooseheart Il, Mazon Il, Bensenville Il

Follow us: