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Mentone InnThe historic Mentone Inn is nestled atop Lookout Mountain in the mountains of northeast Alabama. It is in the midst of a quaint village that is surrounded by breathtaking scenery. The Inn was built in 1927 during the height of the roaring twenties.
Although it was built and managed as a hotel, it is now a very popular bed and breakfast inn. The owners have gone to great lengths to preserve the original architecture and construction. They have recognized that there is one fundamental change that needs to be made. That’s right, the addition of some outdoor lighting. The grounds are very dark, so guest safety is an obvious issue, but just as importantly, the innkeeper desires to showcase the Inn at night.
That is where Outdoor Lighting Perspectives entered the picture. Since the Inn is 130 miles from our office in Birmingham, we were unable to provide the installation. However, we were asked to design a tasteful outdoor lighting system, specify the fixtures and other components, and provide consultation to a local installer.

The design consisted of low voltage LED fixtures with warm white lamps. LED was chosen primarily due to the low maintenance advantages, but also less heat buildup on the fixtures. Since many families visit the Inn, hot fixtures could present a problem, so the cooler LEDs alleviated this concern.

We were glad to accommodate this request, and we are anxiously awaiting completion of the installation. Besides, we were able to spend a weekend at the Inn while working on this project. It’s a tough job, but somebody has got do it…


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At Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, we welcome the opportunity to provide service on systems that we didn’t design and install originally. Many times a new homeowner doesn’t know who installed the system, or perhaps DSCN2035the homeowner chooses to contact someone other than the original company. Whatever the reason, we gladly assist these clients. In fact, during 2012, we gained 25 new customers in the Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, and Lake Martin areas for this reason alone.
Our philosophy as a service provider is to provide skilled and experienced technicians, use top quality parts, and do the job right the first time. In addition, we strive for professionalism in all that we do, while being good stewards of the homeowners property. Likewise, we are proud of the fact that we have been awarded with the Angies List Super Service Award.angies list super service
If you have a service need, contact us and we will provide a system assessment and a budgetary cost estimate.

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