Tips for Successful Outdoor Lighting:
Great care should be taken with all light fittings. When using lanterns, be aware of the dangers of open flame, especially near closing, awnings and tents. Site flares in open spaces and do not use them if there are young children around.
Outdoor lighting is one of the most effective ways that you can improve the
look and functionality of your outdoor living space.
Put security lighting in highly vulnerable areas of your property.
Illuminate your house number to ensure that police, fire or medical team are
able to locate your home at night.
Outdoor lighting helps friends and visitors find your home quickly and easily.
Illuminate steps, paths and driveways to prevent accidents after dark.
General outdoor lighting provides overall illumination so that people look good
and feel comfortable.
Properly placed lighting can create the most wonderful ambience.
Accent lighting adds drama or can highlight an unusual feature.
Citronella oil-burning lamps a particularly effective way to create atmospheric
lighting and to keep the biting bugs away.
Weatherproof patio lamps may be plugged directly into an outdoor socket.
Investing in long-life outdoor bulbs will make the maintenance of outdoor
lighting devices easier.