Published at Thursday, 27 June 2019. Outdoor Lighting. By Vardan Madec.
Of course, outdoor lights are very important in the entryways of your house. The front entrance lighting should always be functional and aesthetic. An uncovered front door would look inviting, warm and elegant with a wall sconce on each side. If your front door is in a covered porch, you can install from the simplest to the most ornate hanging fixture on the ceiling. Aside from providing you with a dramatic façade, front entrance lighting lets you easily see who's knocking at your door and helps keep your home safe from burglars and the like. You can transform your dull and boring backyards, decks and patios into a favorite hangout place that's romantic, chic or however you want it to be with the proper outdoor light fixtures. Spotlight on a tree or a plant that you'd like to be a main feature in a certain spot is a simple idea that brings an enchanting element to the place. Tiny low-voltage lights on the ground promote not just visibility but also a sentimental mood in your exterior space.
Walkway Lights: Walk way lights are downward pointing lights that attach to the walls surrounding a walkway. This will make sure that everyone is safe on stairs, garden bridges, or uneven paths. Many walkway lighting designs come with color options; not only for the decorative encasing of the bulb, but walkway lights can shine a slightly blue or pink hue. Imagine coordinating the color schemes of your outdoor rooms, patio umbrellas, and outdoor furniture cushions to the color of your lighting! If you want to use your outdoor lighting to keep your porch, gazebo, or outdoor living space lit up at night… walkway lights will probably not be enough. While they provide an important safety measure and can add some brilliant colors, you'll want to consider adding other kinds of outdoor lighting as well.
When you step out of your car in the evening, it is comforting to know that the path to your house is well lit by your outdoor lighting fixtures. The dark side of your house does not have to be dark anymore. The simple installation of lights will add enough illumination to make the walk safe. Every corner of your yard that is special to you can have a bright light or a soft glow, depending on your desires. Patios and decks are wonderful areas for entertaining in the afternoon. Their value decreases at night. With stylish lighting you can increase the value of those areas. You can step out onto your patio or deck at any time, day or night and enjoy them. If a wire draped across your yard does not appeal to you, there are solutions for that as well. Solar lighting can be installed without the aid of professional electricians and can provide either warm subtle light or strong lights to highlight your garden areas or that special corner you want to enjoy.
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