Outdoor Residential Lighting

Whether you want to transform your outdoor living space or add security to your home, our certified residential electricians can help you achieve customized, long-lasting results.

What is Outdoor Residential Lighting?

Lighting is a great way to bring life and artistic flair to your outdoor spaces like patios or landscaping. It can also bring safety and security to your home by lighting dark areas and ensuring pathways are easily navigable at night. Whether you want to light your existing home or new construction, our team can help.

Why Would I Need a Certified Electrician For Outdoor Residential Lighting?

Not every home is set up for the outdoor lighting you want, so it’s important to work with a certified electrician to install the right technology to ensure your lighting works flawlessly – and you don’t need to take on the risks of installing it yourself. A certified electrician can also help you with things like layout, lighting designs, timers, and energy efficiency to make your space a worthwhile investment. Finally, installing the outdoor lighting you want might require an electrical service upgrade performed by a certified electrician.

What Outdoor Lighting Services Can a Certified Electrician Provide?

A certified electrician can install many different types of outdoor lighting including:

  • Motion-activated lighting
  • Driveway lights
  • Patio and porch lighting
  • Landscaping lighting
  • Curb appeal lighting
  • Festive lighting

Our team can also help you find the lighting that matches your outdoor spaces with an artistic approach and knowledge.

Why Choose Wolverine Electrical Contracting?

Wolverine Electrical Contracting is the most experienced professional electrical contractor in the Grand Rapids and Niles areas. Doing your own electrical work can be confusing, frustrating, and even dangerous, so our team can make sure your home electrical plans are effective, efficient, and low hassle. We’ll also ensure your electrical work is up to code and uses only industry-leading, high-quality, and long-lasting materials. And finally, we offer a parts and labor warranty to make sure you feel confident in our work.

Frequently Asked Questions about Outdoor Lighting

Are LED lights better for outside?

LED lighting is typically a better option for all lighting due to lower cost to run them.

How do I illuminate the outside of my house?

Fixtures mounted in the landscape or directly to your house are the most common ways to illuminate the exterior of a residence.

Do outside house lights deter burglars?

Yes, having good lighting deters unwanted guests.

What is the most durable outdoor lighting?

Fixtures mounted to the house are most durable.

Is it okay to leave my LED lights on all night?

Yes, LED lights can be left on all night.

What type of lighting uses the least electricity?

LED lighting is the most efficient and uses the least amount of power.

What type of lighting should be used in outdoor areas?

Depending on the application there are several options. Different lighting will be used for security as opposed to landscape lighting, etc.

What is the best lighting for exterior house?

If the goal is security then wall packs or flood lights are the better option.

Is it better to have daylight or warm white floodlights on the outside of the house?

Color temperature of lighting is more of a personal preference. However we would recommend a whiter light for outside lighting.

Request a Quote

Working with a certified residential electrician is the best way to transform your outdoor spaces to make your home feel like home. To get started, contact us by calling or filling out our online form so we can find the appointment that works best for you.

What Our Clients Say

Wolverine has done a lot of electrical work both inside and out to help get our restaurant open and looking great. Thanks Gerry and team for a pleasant and professional experience.
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We use Wolverine for all our electrical needs. They are reasonably priced and work is always completed to our satisfaction. We have had visits for power outages, new panels, extra outlets, you name it. We recently had a hot tub delivered and knew we could trust Wolverine to provide us with safe and timely service.
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Over the years we have used Wolverine Electric many times. From the first use it was apparent that their knowledge and experience. With electrical work and lighting was top notch, won’t hesitate to use them again!
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