Types of Backyard Lights

When it comes to outdoor lights there are plenty of options and styles available. To help you decide which type and style will ultimately be the best for your yard and your specific lighting design it is important to define the main reasons you want to add lighting to your outdoor space.

Once you define what you want from your outdoor lights and you have an overall outdoor lighting design idea you can start to choose the specific types of outdoor lights that will help you achieve your goals. Keep in mind things like looks, functionality and energy-efficiency when planning your design. Continue reading

Solar Driveway Lights

Solar driveway lights provide an attractive way to illuminate a driveway. They provide a comforting welcome as home owners pull into their garage, and also create a greater sense of security.

This is definitely not a new concept, but recent innovations make both solar driveway lighting and pathway lighting much more appealing. Instead of the pole lights that are inserted in the ground near the driveway, newer style driveway lights combine solar lighting technology with a more aesthetically appealing appearance that blend the lights into the driveway itself.

In addition to the first generation pole type driveway solar lights, there are a couple of newer styles. One of the easiest to install is the surface mounted style. These are self-contained solar packs using LED light technology. With rounded edges, these can be Continue reading