Backyard Lighting Ideas

If you’re thinking about upgrading your outdoor lighting you may be looking for some tips or ideas. Updating the outdoor lighting can improve the look and feel of your home while also increasing safety and functionality. Keep this in mind as you are creating your overall lighting design.

One of the best ways to get outdoor lighting ideas is to first understand the different types of fixtures and lighting styles that are available. There are a few ways to do this. You can look at pictures in books and magazines, look at lighting stores or drive through neighborhoods at night to see what others have done in their yard. If you have the budget for it you may want to work with a professional to help you create the best design for your yard and to install the lights. 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