If you’re a top notch party host, your backyard bash will keep rocking until well after the sun goes down. That’s when the real fun starts! Solar lights keep the party going without skipping a beat AND they can also serve a few other purposes that you’ve probably never thought of.
This Solar Step Light is fun and creative! Comes from the Lightinghouse and is available on www.lightinghouse.net
Solar Lighting in the Backyard
Solar lighting is widely available and can be found in most common outdoor lighting styles including sconces, free standing lanterns, hanging pendants, torches, spotlights, and even recessed lighting. Depending on the layout of your patio deck, you’ll probably want to use a combination of these styles to achieve proper lighting in all areas of your yard. To add icing on the cake, there’s no need to worry about hiring an electrician to run wires through the walls of your home. Solar lights do not need to be hooked up to a power outlet. That’s the beauty of it all! They save you money while also reducing energy consumption. The proper outdoor lighting arrangement can turn your backyard from drab to fab! Just take a look at some of these before and after photo’s.
This Solar Orb LED is fun and creative! Comes from the Lightinghouse and is available on www.lightinghouse.net
Solar Lighting Ideas
When laying out your lighting plan, make sure that you address walkways and pathways around your outdoor space. This will prevent any painful trips and falls. This is especially true for the elderly, young children, and those who have a hard time seeing at night. Everyone can feel more comfortable when they can enjoy themselves without having to worry about where they’re stepping. Something that we don’t really like to think about is crime; peeping toms and home invasions. One of the main things that criminals look for.
when “scouting” their next target is dark areas. Poorly lit areas provide cover for breaking and entering. Making sure that your backyard patio is well-lit will deter any unwanted house guests. Think about placing a few extra lights nearby windows in your backyard to help everyone in your family sleep easy!