Landscape Lighting Techniques

Before you start adding backyard or other landscape lighting to your yard it is good to know a little bit about common landscape lighting techniques. Once you understand the common lighting techniques you can start planning your overall design to both highlight certain features and to create the best design for your specific yard and home.

Once you decide which of these lighting techniques you want to use in your yard you can begin planning your overall design and start shopping for the specific fixtures that will help you achieve these goals. Continue reading

Solar Patio Lighting

These days, most of us are spending more time at home and enjoying our outside space. Installing outdoor solar lighting is a great way to get more use and enjoyment out of your outdoor space and solar patio lights are a great place to start.

Solar patio lighting offers a gentle, subtle light that can highlight steps, garden plants, and seating, while not taking away from the overall ambiance of the night. This gentle light can enhance your outdoor experience, and turn your patio into an oasis where you can relax from the stresses of the day. Continue reading

Backyard Lighting

Using the right type of backyard lighting can do many positive things for your home. Besides increasing the value of your home, both in terms of usefulness and financial value, it can also increase the way you use the outdoor area of your home. Having a nice place to spend time on those warm evenings makes your home feel bigger and the lighting you use can have a big impact on the feel and functionality of these areas.

If you don’t know where to start consider some of the more popular landscape lighting techniques. Keep in mind outdoor lighting serves four very specific functions. Once you prioritize these functions and define your style you can start looking at ideas that will work for your needs and for the specific layout of your home. Continue reading