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How New Tariffs Affect Outdoor Lighting in Wilmington

how tariffs will affect Wilmington residentsAt Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Wilmington, we work hard to source the very best LED outdoor lighting and landscape lighting fixtures for our valued clients. Our goal is to give you products that will last, with lifetime warranties on the brass and copper fixtures and a 5-year warranty on LED bulbs and electronics.

To achieve this vital goal, some of the materials that go into making our fixtures are sourced overseas. All the LED chips and some of the copper and brass raw materials. Unfortunately, this means the cost of our products will be rising in 2019. In January we expect an increase of 15-20% on the price of lights. The transformers we use are expected to have an even higher price increase due to it falling into a category with a higher tariff.

How to Copper, Brass, and LED Tariffs Affect You?

The increase in our cost will be too much to absorb. This means that next year’s projects will cost more than this year’s outdoor lighting and landscape lighting projects. If you are on track to install landscape lighting in the new year, we encourage you to adjust your schedule and begin the process now. We will have a few options available to fit your unique needs and schedule so that you can get this year’s prices. It could be a deposit now for a project next year so we can order the supplies. It could mean going ahead with the lighting installation early. In either case, we are pleased to be able to offer our assistance in helping you get your project done ahead of the price increase.

If you have any questions about the 2019 outdoor lighting tariffs, give us a call and we’ll help as best we can. And if you know you need lights and want to beat the price hike, don’t wait another minute. Time is of the essence. Call today! (910) 342-0040

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Outdoor Lighting Perspectives is here for all your outdoor lighting needs. During our Free Custom Design Plan, we will show you the optimum locations around your home and throughout your yard to achieve stunning outdoor lighting effects. If you already have a lighting system but need it serviced or upgraded, we are happy to help. Please fill out the form below to contact us.

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