Client Reviews

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Glowing Endorsements for Northern Outdoor Lighting

Discover what makes Northern Outdoor Lighting the premier choice for outdoor lighting solutions and more through the words of those we’ve worked with. Our seasoned design professionals and craftspeople take great pride in their work, and the positive feedback they regularly receive for it. The following reviews help highlight our commitment to consistently delivering flawless results and exceptional customer experiences.

  • I have worked with Northern Outdoor Lighting on many projects, from small house lighting additions to full low-voltage landscape lighting installations. Bill and his highly skilled team are professionals through and through. They provide a superior experience to any other landscape lighting professionals in the New England region. Northern Outdoor Lighting is my first and last call for exterior lighting needs on any property or project I am involved in!

    Jim L.

  • We would absolutely recommend Northern Outdoor Lighting to anyone looking for landscape lighting professionals. Bill listens to your ideas and requests, then takes you through the whole design process. His team is super friendly and very knowledgeable. Bill and his team take pride in their work, take the time to listen and do things right. They follow up after the installation, make sure you’re happy with the way things turned out and make any necessary adjustments. We couldn’t be happier with the job they did.

    Andre L.

  • Northern Outdoor Lighting designed and installed walkway lighting for my home. Extremely thorough and professional. Excellent recommendations, prompt quotation, professional installation, on-time and on-budget. Very good experience, and the lighting looks great

    Houzz Five-Star Review

  • I hired Bill to replace incandescent lights with LED lights that could be anchored with concrete for the front entrance of our neighborhood. Bill helped identify the ideal lights. They are attractive, energy saving, timer controlled, provide the right amount of light and can be anchored into the ground in a robust way. Bill was prompt in providing a quote, taking care of the work, answering questions and providing assistance. He is professional, knowledgeable, prompt and a pleasure to work with. I am very satisfied with the work, and I highly recommend Bill and his company.

    Bob F.

  • It was fantastic. We’re extremely happy with the result.

    Marylin K.

  • Bill and his crew did a fantastic job on my lighting project. I hired Northern Outdoor Lighting to install some landscape lights (11 fixtures) for my front yard and it has made a world of difference to the look of our home at night. Bill is very easy to work with. When I got home, I couldn’t even tell that he and his crew were there. The types of fixtures that were used are all high quality and look great. I can’t recommend them enough. I’m pretty hard to please when it comes to home improvement projects, and Northern Outdoor Lighting exceeded my expectations. Thank you.

    Michael P.

  • We are thrilled with our new outside lighting. Start to finish, Northern Outdoor Lighting provided excellent service, including design and installation. I recommend them to anyone interested in stepping up their outdoor lighting.

    Ann G.

  • It was awesome. They were very efficient. They were very honest. They were very knowledgeable. They were very easy to work with.

    Larry G.

  • Bill and his crew were wonderful to work with. The process was smooth and easy. Bill returned my initial call quickly and we were able to set up a date for him to look at the project. Bill came out once to look at the work, then came out again for a follow up and explanation of the estimate. The paperwork was all sent by email and was done in a very timely manner. We even had the option to pay online, which was great for us. Once the project was booked, Bill and his crew came out to set up the lighting. Every member of the team was extremely professional and cleaned up all the supplies. We are thrilled with the final project, and we highly recommend working with Bill. He is extremely knowledgeable and very pleasant to deal with.

    Lisa D.

  • Northern Outdoor Lighting provided outdoor lighting for our garden in Cambridge, MA. I called all of their references before we hired them. All of the people I spoke with gave Bill Knowles glowing references. As much as I was skeptical, it was the best decision we made to hire Northern Outdoor Lighting! Bill and his team worked quickly and efficiently. They came back at least twice to tweak the color temperature of the lamps and to add some additional lights. Our garden was transformed!

    Houzz Five-Star Review

  • Bill executed a fantastic lighting job to finish our new outdoor deck and patio project. We had not adequately planned for the lighting beforehand, but Bill came through with some wonderful ideas and insight. He was able to install it without sacrificing the end-product or impacting any of the newly installed stonework, decking or landscaping. His creative ideas were extremely valuable to us. Excellent work and highly recommended!

    Houzz Five-Star Review

  • After interviewing a few companies, it was crystal clear that Northern Outdoor Lighting would complete our project with the highest level of quality and service. Our expectations were met and exceeded. Bill Knowles is a true gentleman who arrives on time and is concise and precise in project planning and product detail. His crew was careful, friendly and accommodated all our wishes. We couldn’t be happier with the final outcome that now beautifully accents our property.

    John P.

  • On a whim, I reached out to Bill to design and install the lighting for my wedding last summer. I wanted temporary lights, and he was an expert in permanent. He was excited about the challenge and said that the materials were the same, just a slightly different strategy. I was 100% unprepared for how awesome, professional, cautious, thoughtful and reliable Bill would be about our project, which started as a temporary installation, as I said, and turned into permanent installations all over my parents farm because they loved the lighting so much.

    Bill came up and did several site visits to our home in NH, he listened to my vision for how the lighting would flow at our outdoor wedding on our property, he made his own recommendations as well, which were creative and fun. He showed me sample fixtures and sent through a budget and got to work. For the installation, he came several days in advance of the wedding with a small crew to start putting the lights in place. He wanted to test everything before the day in case anything was wrong. Each day, the property came to life in a way that was unexpected. We’d never had outdoor lighting before and having it wash across the barn, the forest, the bread oven and the gardens was all incredible.

    The event went off beautifully and Bill took all my crazy phone calls. After the main event, my parents decided to make a lot of the lighting permanent and they have enjoyed it ever since. Bill made sure all the wires and such were buried and the property was clean and safe, even when they were temporary, and he did a totally pro installation when they were made permanent. He has taken countless calls from my dad about replacing a bulb or adjusting a light. He is just the nicest person to deal with.

    He never makes anyone feel uninformed, even though many are when it comes to outdoor lighting. I certainly was. He became like a member of our family for the weeks surrounding the biggest day of my life!

    Kate G.

  • I would like to acknowledge Bill Knowles of Northern Outdoor Lights for the wonderful service he has provided us. He is very professional and easy to work with. The quality of his work is excellent. The improvements made to our outdoor lighting have really highlighted and accentuated our home. We enjoy working with Bill and greatly appreciate his expertise and thoroughness. We would highly recommend Northern Outdoor Lighting!

    Marisa D.

  • With experience as a professional landscaper, Bill has a true sense and vision of how to illuminate an outdoor scene. His knowledge is a true resource for every project. His team was a pleasure to work with when we were confronted with tight schedules and fixed budgets.  Northern Outdoor Lighting earns my highest recommendation as the premiere outdoor lighting expert in New England.

    Houzz Five-Star Review