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My best project to date

Discussion in 'Landscape Lighting' started by Mark B, Nov 26, 2008.

  1. Mark B

    Mark B LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,020

    Well I just finished the best project that I have ever completed. It had 45 fixtures all well lights. (I know some of you do not like well lights.. OH WELL) I had to core drill 13 holes in the hardscapes. As you can see below I had to remove pavers to run the wire. That was the first time ever doing that. I was 4 hrs away from home on top of it all. This was a real fun project for me. Don't complain all photos were taken with the Iphone. Notice the dewalt radio in the picture.

    This is the finished project.

    Here is the roughing in part. I drilled through the brick as you can see.


    Another roughing in picture. I had to go under the pavers that are in front of the colums


    Here is one that is close to the front door.


    Here is one of the back yard area.



    Just some random pics



    I used the black hammer to get the pavers back in place. I used the small matick to get the pavers out. This was a great project for me. I think I have more pics on the phone.
  2. niteliters

    niteliters LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 537

    Nice job to have, how mcuh did you charge, what region of the country, if you don't mind me asking.
  3. Mark B

    Mark B LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,020

    It was in Myrtle Beach, SC
  4. tonyGub

    tonyGub LawnSite Member
    Posts: 42

    Great work. get a nice camera and reshoot.
  5. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 6,462

    Im ok with well lights, but NEVER in the beds...Otherwise looks good. Also, (im guessing it wasnt in the budget) but palm trees look the best with the lights on both sides. JMO
  6. Mark B

    Mark B LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,020

    I agree with 2 lights on each palms. There were already well lights on a smaller lighting system. So I that is one reason I went with them. Since I'm not from that area. I didn't know that the fire ants like well lights. I can see why bullets would be light of choice in that area. But I like the look of the well lights.
  7. Mike M

    Mike M LawnSite Bronze Member
    from usa
    Posts: 1,946

    Very nice!! The core drilling is cool. Great pics, like Joey says, you need to put them on your website to show people your trick-install stuff.
  8. Venturewest

    Venturewest LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 513

    That is really nice. What a beautiful property to have in your portfolio. It is a great feeling and confidence builder to have that one "best project" so far.

    Thanks for posting all the technical install photos.
  9. The Lighting Geek

    The Lighting Geek LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 875

    Very nice job there Sleepy! You will find that this job will help you in many ways, especially marketing. This is a job worth paying to get a professional photo shoot done, IMHO. I had a photographer shoot my first few jobs and it paid off handsomely. It took my creditability to a new level as it will yours and opened doors to even better and more challenging jobs. Good work!
  10. ritchiem

    ritchiem LawnSite Member
    Posts: 58

    Fantastic job...keep up the great work and post more photos to show off.

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