If you have a nice deck you’ll want to use it in the evening or on those nice summer nights, not just in the daylight hours. Adding attractive lighting here, like LED rope lights or post cap lights, will enhance this space and make it safe to use at night.
Lighting technology is changing all the time, but LED technology may be one of the fastest evolving efficient lighting technologies out there. As the demand for outdoor lighting has increased this technology has improved to help fit the demand. Now you can find a wide range of outdoor LED lights including a range of styles that can be used for the deck.
There are a lot of benefits of using LEDs instead of more traditional styles of lights on the deck. They are more durable and energy-efficient than most other types of lights, and they can handle the elements all while outlasting other options. Continue reading
String lights have had a certain appeal since they were introduced on the market, but add LED to the mix and you get the same great look and feel but with greater energy efficiency. The LED technology has been a perfect fit for string and rope lights and has not only made using them more affordable, but also more environmental. Not only do these lights use less energy, but because they last so long one string will last for several years, even if you use them regularly.
These light strings are incredibly versatile. If you don’t want to cut into your walls or stairs they can be used as step lights. They can be used to add a festive touch to a certain area of your home, like a bar. They can be used anywhere outside from the garden to the patio or deck. Not only are they long lasting and efficient, they are also more durable and they don’t get hot so they are safer for use outdoors.
Here are just a few ways you can use LED string lights to brighten up your home without spending much money to do it. Continue reading
If you want to highlight specific areas of your home consider using LED accent lights. These lights are primarily used to highlight a specific item like a picture or a structure in your yard, but they can also be used as a source of light that enhances the appearance of a room or an outdoor area. LED step lights are one good example of this.
There are a few different ways to use these accent lights both inside and outdoors. What will work best for you will depend on the layout and style of your home, as well as the look and function you want from them. Using LEDs as accents offers a few advantages over more traditional styles of lights. One of the big advantages is the money you will save on your electric bill, but the fact that they don’t produce heat makes them perfect for highlighting pictures and artwork. Continue reading