With summer in full swing, decks and patios are getting all the attention they deserve because this is where we hold so many of our favorite summer activities. You may have designed your deck or patio but what about lights. You would want to spend the evening with your friends and family while looking at the sky, well you can’t do that while you can trip over anything. So to enjoy the nighttime sky, here are some ideas to bring some lights to your deck.
- Torches – These are fantastic as it provides light for your patio or deck area. Since it’s all fire, it is important that you take certain safety precautions when using these. Well, modern torches are very safe and you should not have any issue while using it. Remember to place them in a spot where they don’t accidentally catch with anything. Torches keep insects away from while you can enjoy your time outside and also these are good if you are hosting a small gathering on your patio or deck. The price and durability are the real reasons why most people buy torches. Torches can be placed around the deck for best results and you might want to use several torches to get that right amount of light.
- Candles – Popularly used outside to help provide light, candles are mostly scented and are used to keep bugs away. Most people use candles in order to make their time outside pleasant. Candles are mostly used if you are planning any romantic night with your partner. Place several candles on your patio and deck as it can provide some ambient lighting. Candles are quite inexpensive, that’s why you can buy them whenever you want.
- If you are someone who enjoys having light sources that feel more natural outside, then why not install a fire-pit! A fire-pit work better in your patio area than on a deck. It provides a lot of light and if it gets chilly where you live, then it will make you feel comfortable outside. Fire-pits are a lot of fun and almost everyone like using them at parties and If you have a deck, then install the fire-pit near the deck for safety reasons. It is worthwhile to have a fire-pit if you prefer this idea.
- String lights – The most common types of outdoor lighting that is used on decks and patios. String lights give a totally different and whimsical look to your patio and deck. String lights can be used in different and imaginative ways that complement your deck décor.
Well, I hope these ideas will be beneficial to you in the best way possible!