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How to use outdoor lighting to update your home

If you are looking to be energy efficient, try incorporating LED lighting into your backyard.
Ingo Schaer
Written by Ingo Schaer

One of the simplest way to create a relaxing ambiance for your outside space is to use modern exterior lightening fixtures

If you are lucky enough to live in a home with a backyard, it is certainly a space that should be taken advantage of. Whether it is enjoying dinner outside on the patio, going for a late afternoon swim or simply reading on a lounge chair, spending time in your backyard is something that should be done whenever time or weather permits.

If spending time outside is something you enjoy doing, then it is just as important that your patio space is decorated tastefully. One of the simplest way to create a relaxing ambiance for your outside space is to use modern exterior lightening fixtures.

Try placing lighting fixtures around your pool. Lighting that is placed on the deck can emit great light into the water, which can give your patio area a mysterious feel.

If you have a flower garden, consider adding some standing lighting fixtures among your flowers. Not only will the color of the light against the flowers look beautiful, but your garden will have a romantic and even an enchanting appearance.

If you are looking to be energy efficient, try incorporating LED lighting into your backyard. Take some hanging LED lanterns and suspend them using wire. Then string them along from tree to tree in your backyard. This will give your outside space an all-over soft glow that creates a very relaxing environment.

Finally, for an art-deco look, try taking modern standing LED lights and line your walkway with them. Not only will you provide the perfect amount of lighting for cooking, reading or chatting outside, but you will create a modern look that is likely to impress any of your family members or house guests.

About the author

Ingo Schaer

Ingo Schaer

Ingo has been in the lighting business for over 20 years. He regularly blogs about trends and tips in the industry while running one of the most complete contemporary lighting ecommerce sites on the net. Please take a moment to browse his website and feel free to contact Ingo for all your lighting needs.

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