Landscape Lighting Manufacturers: The Right Styles To Meet
There are generally two
categories for landscape lighting fixtures, indirect lighting fixtures and
direct lighting fixtures. With direct lighting fixtures you have control over
where to direct the light exactly. You can you direct lighting to highlight a
certain tree branch or a specific area in your garden.
On the other hand, indirect lighting fixtures enables you to
decide where to put the fixture. However, you can’t use this to direct light on
a specific object or location as the light emitted is obscure. Despite this
small flaw, indirect lighting is considered as the best type of lighting
fixture. This is because of its even illumination without the usual glare that
direct lighting fixtures produce.
Outdoor lighting for your landscaped areas allow security,
since they provide light to the outdoor part of your home. On the other hand, it
also accentuates the beauty of your outdoor garden or your carefully manicured
lawn, giving it an artistic value.
Outdoor lighting fixtures are usually recommended for purposes
like, lighting for the walkways and flower beds, the lawn, docks or, parking
lots. There are a lot of different
landscape lighting fixture manufactures and they make a wide variety of
outdoor lighting. Here is partial list of what is available:
- Brass or copper lighting fixture for the walkway – this
incandescent lamp, with a brass or copper finish, has a wide array of glass
choices to take a pick from. The design and the craftsmanship for this kind
is exceptional. This outdoor light only requires a low voltage, plus, it is
handmade details are elaborate.
- Solid Brass Outdoor Lantern – this kind of lighting
fixture is appropriate to hang on trees or just place it near a flower bed.
This outdoor lantern requires low voltage, plus, it is perfect for your
home, if you are the type who gives much attention on the beauty of your
garden or lawn.
- Decorative lighting for wall mounting – this lighting
fixture comes in solid copper or brass. This kind also requires low voltage,
plus, this is perfect for the walls beside the walkway or mounted near
- Decorative lighting fixture for column mounting – this
kind is perfect for columns. This uses less amount of electricity, however,
there is no difference with the light that is being emitted when compare to
other lighting fixtures which require high voltage.
- Solar Post Lamp – these
burial lighting fixture for the outdoor part of your home is available in
different heights. These are perfect when you put them in area which is not
covered by trees or by your house. For better lighting results, replace the
batteries of your fixture regularly and, keep the solar top clean from dust.
The ideal place for solar lamp posts is near the gate or the fence.
The good thing about landscape lighting is that it adds
elegance and beauty to the home. Your home and its premises are well lighted
during the night, securing the safety of your home.
As you can see there is a large variety of lighting fixtures
available and multiple source to power the lights. I'm sure you can find the
right for your house and garden.
Just remember if you are using a solar light you want to
position it in a place where it gets enough sun during the day to charge it's
battery. There are now newer models available where you can run a wire to the
solar panel. An example of this is the picture at the top of the article.
For more information on lighting your yard and garden, please
read this article on unique landscape
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