Outdoor Lighting Trends

Posted 20 December 2018 5:03 PM by Jase DeBoer

Adding elements of outdoor lighting to your backyard can create an inviting ambiance and transform your outdoor living space during evening hours. Modern lighting can provide serene qualities to any outdoor setting. Upgrade your deck illumination while also adding style to the space.

Solar Post Caps
A deck is an extension to your home. So why not utilize the space after daytime hours? A quick and easy way to add lighting to your deck is with solar post caps. Not only do they allow you to use the space to relax in the evening, they also protect wood post tops from weather conditions and insects. Solar post caps are low-maintenance and no-fuss. They simply turn on at dusk and turn off at dawn.

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String Lights
Bulb string lights are an easy addition to bring Pinterest™ and Instagram worthy style to your outdoor space. String lights have grown in popularity for outdoor living over the past couple years and add a soft, romantic ambiance. When looking for string outdoor lights, be sure to find a sturdy and durable, outdoor-friendly option.

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Step Lights
Integrate lighting into your outdoor space that offers both style and safety. Step lights are the stylish choice when illuminating your stairs for safety. Some outdoor lighting products offer a dimmable option so you can customize the strength of the lighting for your space. If you often have kids overtaking your deck, you may want a stronger light output for better visibility of the steps. If hosting an intimate party, you may want to go with a softer light.

Low-Voltage Lights
From post caps to deck sconces, adding low-voltage lighting to your deck space brightens the surrounding space for a higher level of visibility. Low-voltage Recessed Lighting give you the ability to customize your outdoor lighting with high-end style.

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Outdoor lighting options are endless, with different materials, light levels, styles and shapes. Explore your deck and outdoor living lighting style to create a welcoming, mood-lit space to unwind.