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
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
Solar rock lights are solar powered lights disguised to look like garden or landscaping rocks. By using these outdoor solar lights, you can add lighting to walkways, patios, gardens and other areas that need to be lit at night while keeping the natural look of your landscaping intact.
Like other solar lights, these solar rock lights have sensors that tell the light to turn on when it gets dark enough and off again once the sun rises. Once you have them set up along the path in your garden or patio there is nothing more to do but to enjoy them.
There are different styles of solar rock lighting available, so you can try to find a look that blends well with your landscaping theme. Most rock lights are Continue reading
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
Solar wall lights, like solar pathway lights, take the heat that the sun provides and convert it to energy which is then used to power the lights. They can be placed in any area of the yard on many different structures, they don’t necessarily need to be installed on a wall. The right solar wall lighting can both improve visibility and create a cozy glow making your yard a great place to gather or relax.
This type of outdoor solar lighting can also function as solar security light for your home. The additional lighting eliminates hidden places around your property and ideally should be placed near potential entryways, like the front door patio door. When used with Continue reading