Adding Outdoor Lighting For Your Home
Makes The Home Look and Feel Inviting
Outdoor lighting doesn’t have to look utilitarian or harsh. Soft exterior lighting can look pleasing and inviting when done right. Outdoor light can also give your yard a luxurious feel. Imagine nights under twinkling lights on your patio or the welcoming glow of a ceiling fixture above the front door.
And when you choose the outdoor lights for your home, maybe you should know about the following tips.
1. Don't Forget To Emphasize Yard Features
Place lights to highlight your garden, hot tub, patio, or pergola. Soft lighting illuminates the space while being gentle on the eyes.
2. Outdoor Lights Improve Safety
A dark property poses several safety risks. When walkways and stairs are not lit properly, it’s hard for family and visitors to see where they’re going and spot any obstacles in the way. That’s when trips and falls happen. Subtle lights can be incorporated in the landscaping around your patio or front steps, giving it a rich feel along with enhanced safety.
3.Path Lights Illuminate the Way
You can install path lights along your walkways to illuminate the way to the door and reduce the risk of tripping. You can also add path lights along the driveway to help drivers better see the boundaries.
Path lights come in various styles to match your home’s personality. They can be low to the ground or raised up on posts. Post lights illuminate more areas, so you don’t need as many. If you live in an area that gets a lot of snow, consider raising your lights on posts, so you still get the benefit even when snow piles up.
Outdoor lighting isn’t without some cons, like the additional expense and weather considerations. And we got the yard stake timer can be plugged up to 6 devices at a time, making it a nifty space-saving solution for your multiple outdoor lighting needs in one area; comes with a 6-feet green cord that blends in with your garden.
Otherwise, the 6 outlets of the outdoor stake timer have individual safety covers that protect them from rain, dust and damage as well as a durable rain-proof mechanical timer which lets you automate lighting schedules.
With several timer choices (ON at dusk, OFF at dawn, OFF always and 2, 4, 6, 8-hour cycles) that repeat daily, this outdoor timer stake offers money-saving choices to suit your outdoor lighting needs; no more having to run out of the house to switch on/off your lights.