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Fall Outdoor Lighting Tips

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Create beautiful fall lighting by integrating lights directly into your hardscape.

Fall is that magical time of year when days get shorter and temperatures cool to something a little more comfortable. If you’re going to be enjoying your yard or porch this fall, having appropriate lighting to suit the mood is going to be essential. Here’s how you can design the perfect lighting setup for your fall landscape.

Illuminated Planters

If you don’t want to crowd your space with lights, an illuminated planter can serve two purposes: flower pot by day, light source by night. Not only are illuminated planters chic and modern, but they are an easy do it yourself project. Many retailers sell outdoor-rated LED illuminated pots that come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors.

Pendant and Task Lights

Overhanging pendant lights are trendy way to make your outdoor living space acquire a more homey feel. These lights are also a great way to provide task lighting for outdoor kitchens and entertaining spaces. You can find lanterns in a wide variety of styles. Unlike other types of lighting, pendant lights give off a very soft light, which is perfect for fall entertaining.

Hardscape Lighting

Do you have or are planning to install pavers, garden walls, kitchen or fireplace units? You will want to plan a lighting scheme for your new space. You can affix low voltage lighting directly into your hardscape during the installation process to create a beautiful, ambient experience throughout your entire living area.

String Lights

We all know string lights are essential for the holidays, but what about the rest of the year? Many people overlook the whimsical charm that string lights can provide your outdoor space. And you don’t have to stick with just the basic bulbs. Try hanging Japanese lanterns or ornamental bulb designs for a more unique look. You can also have an electrician install outlets into soffits and porches for a more convenient light switch location.

Irrigation, Outdoor Lighting, and Drainage from Aqua Bright

For more information about outdoor lighting, irrigation, and drainage for your Maryland home, call Aqua-Bright today at 410-489-9009 or take a tour of our website. We offer top notch irrigation services from seasoned professionals. You can follow Aqua-Bright Irrigation & Illumination on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn for more updates and information about our illumination and irrigation services! For examples of our work, check us out on Pinterest, too.

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