Summer Celebrations Begin with Fun and Affordable Outdoor Patio Lighting!
Are you ready for some summer fun? Set the mood and bring in your favorite people for a night of cool cocktails, awesome appetizers and the most luxurious illumination.
A refresher course in Outdoor Patio Lighting with novel ideas for energy-efficiency and brand new lamping techniques for Summer 2014…
Top 5 Outdoor Patio Lighting Tips
1. Spot On Task Light: LED grill lights are a must-have item to provide task light whether over a simple charcoal grill or a full-service outdoor kitchen. New patio lighting includes adjustable clip-on task lamps and stylish new outdoor floor lamps.
2. Consummate Color: Colorful and complementary light sources add fun and functional elements to outdoor patio lighting design.
•Amber light sources provide superb nighttime illumination, and these lamps also keep the bugs away.
•Highlight hot tubs and porticos with color changing strip lights for some spectacular patio lighting effects.
3. Sense and Security: LED tape lighting on railings, benches provides excellent security lighting, while defining the boundaries of your outdoor living space.
4. Friendly and “No Nuisance”: Dark-Sky-approved patio lights and outdoor automated control systems will help save on energy bills and eliminate light pollution.
• New energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly patio light fixtures and outdoor lamps make it easy to beautify your outdoor environment with soothing, glare-free illumination.
•Automated controls and timers, including heat- and motion-sensors, will provide maintenance-free security lighting. Locate switches and controls where they will be easily accessible to adjust for seasonal changes, as well as, for entertainment purposes. Wireless remote control systems are now available for some outdoor lighting systems!
5. Comfort and Energy-Efficiency: If you have a covered patio, ceiling fans are a great investment. Along with comfortable air-circulation, decorative light kits may be added to all-weather ceiling fans to provide additional illumination.
Check out the best outdoor patio lighting at 1800lighting.com!
“Lika” outdoor floor lamp from Kenroy Home
“Captree” outdoor patio light from Quoizel Lighting
Outdoor string lights from Bulbrite Industries
Wireless outdoor “InvisiLED Palette” remote control from WAC Lighting
Outdoor wall light from Capital Lighting, perfect for over the outdoor cooking station
“First Value” Energy Smart outdoor ceiling fan and light kit from Savoy House
“Oak Park” outdoor flushmount fixture from Designers Fountain
Energy Smart “Stonyridge” outdoor wall light from Designers Fountain
“Searsport” outdoor hanging lantern from ELK Lighting
Ceramic Dark Sky wall light from Minka Lavery
“Union” outdoor post lamp from Craftmade
Visit 1800lighting for more information on outdoor patio lighting and to view an outstanding selection of outdoor lighting fixtures, outdoor ceiling fans and outdoor lamps.