The process of lighting your outdoor area can greatly help in improving your garden and home compound it will also help in keeping these areas secure and safe. There are different types of lighting systems which you can use in your garden or balcony irrespective of its size. These systems will greatly help in transforming your space by making it more welcoming. The following are the most popular of styles and types of outdoor lighting systems.
These lights are useful and most suitable in giving extra illumination to your driveways, paths steps, and the seating areas. Alternatively, you can use the deck lights to mark out your pathways.
These are the best lights for your garden. They are known for adding a dramatic atmosphere and touch to your garden once they are installed. They provide an effective and a nice way of highlighting a sculpture, a water feature, certain plants, pond as well as other important points outside. Accent lights are usually placed near a certain feature to give an intense and a focussed beam. When these lights are placed at either side of a feature, they help in creating a softer and flattering effect.
These lights are installed at the entrance points of the sheds, garages and front porches. They provide a significant amount of illumination which makes it easier for someone leaving or entering a property. This is the best and most attractive lighting styles. Lantern wall lights are some of the attractive lights. These lights have a stylish and inviting look, and they are mainly installed above the front doors. Another good example is the flush fitting light. This is a cost-effective lighting system which is mounted on the side or back doors.
Security lights are meant to provide a cost –effective deterrent and high visibility. They are used for manning an intruder approaching the home of garden area. They are installed on the major properties, boundary walls, and outbuildings. Most of the modern security lights are either heat or motion activated. They play a significant role in lighting up an area which has attracted any unwanted attention. Furthermore, these lights are designed with an inbuilt detector or sensor. These lights should places in strategic areas to avoid tampering. You are recommended to place these lights 2 meters above the ground level.
These are energy efficient and eco-friendly light options for your garden. They can help you in saving up to 80 percent of all the running costs. These lights rely on energy from the sun which is then stored in a battery.