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Brighten up Gardens with Ellumiere - No Electrician Required!

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To brighten up gardens this winter, leading fencing and accessories brand Birkdale has launched an easy-fit, custom garden lighting system - Ellumière™

The trend of outdoor living and utilisation of garden space is showing no sign of slowing down. But the winter months can be a deterrent with freezing conditions and long hours of darkness pulling residents away from their outdoor space. But the right lighting can transform a dark, unusable area into a garden that can be appreciated all year round. Bollards can be used for safely lighting paths or driveways, while warm white or coloured deck lights add a fairytale atmosphere to patio areas, and spotlights illuminate trees to create dramatic shadows.

Ellumière™ is one of the simplest and most effective 12v lighting systems available and can be installed without an electrician to transform any outside space. Quite simply it is the easiest way to create that impact.

The Spotlight and Decklight starter kits include everything you need to get your garden glowing, or build your own kit from scratch!

With a simple, 3-step installation process, a little planning – with tips from Birkdale on lighting and positioning - is all it takes to make gardens magical.

Simply select your lights, choose your cables and connectors, then grab a transformer, plug them in and enjoy.

“It really is that easy,” explains John Abernethie, Managing Director of Birkdale, wholesale supplier of the Ellumière™ system. “There’s so much more to garden lighting than unreliable solar or fairy lights, or expensive traditional systems which come with electrician and labour costs. Well-placed lighting can really enhance your outdoor space, increasing visibility in changing weather and extending socialising until well into the evening, while automatic sensors and timers add security for peace of mind.”

Birkdale’s handy online tips allow you to design the lighting to suit your garden and your lifestyle, with different styles, sizes and finishes (black or stainless steel), coloured lenses and more, the possibilities are endless.

With cables discreetly hidden in plant borders or run along fences, you can move the lights around in a matter of minutes. Further fittings can be added at any time (up to a maximum of 18 lights per transformer and 50m in total length), so the system adapts as your garden matures or changes.

As with all of Birkdale’s products, the Ellumière™ lighting system is durable and long-lasting, with safe, reliable performance. The Connext Plug ‘n’ Play cables and connectors are waterproof and come with a 2-year guarantee, while the LED lights are all low-energy and have a run time of many thousand hours.

For more information visit birkdalesales.com/ellumiere

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