Adding lighting to your outdoor space is advisable because apart from providing illumination at night they can also act as great decorative accessories. We have compiled a few other tips to consider before buying lights for your yard.
- Go green
If you are environmentally conscious you could opt for solar powered lights which are now becoming a popular choice for yard lights. In addition to being environmentally friendly, these lights will help you reduce your power consumption.
Whether you settle on solar or wired lighting fixtures, you need to ensure that they are durable. They should be able to withstand outdoor weather conditions comfortably. Lights with metal or hard plastic outer build are recommended.
Garden lights come in different variations that include stake lights, hanging lanterns and flood lights. You could also include spot lights to illuminate the surrounding area in order to create an enchanting visual effect.
- Timers and sensors
Many modern garden lights have sensors or timers embedded in them to turn them on or off automatically.