Do you have a patio that you can’t use after dark because there are no lights on it? Maybe you know the benefits of installing patio lights but you don’t think you have the time or the know-how to do it yourself. Well, luckily there are some very easy ways of installing lights on your patio that don’t require more than a few clicks of the mouse and a few free minutes on your part. Here are a few quick ideas on easy ways to add lighting to your patio.
By far the easiest way to add lighting is by installing solar powered lights. These lights are so easy to install that a monkey could almost do it. Each light will come with its own solar panel, battery and alight bulb, which is all that it needs to capture the energy from the sun, store it, and release it as light when the sun goes down. All that will be required of you is to stake the light into the ground or mount it on the edge of your house or on a pole somewhere where it can get several hours of direct sunlight each day.
The best part is that that you won’t even be seriously limited in your choices of lighting by choosing to install solar lights. There are solar spotlights, lanterns, well lights, and even flood lights that you can make a part of your patio lighting scheme. The hardest part will be choosing from the myriad of different fixtures! The fixtures can be use for accent light, task lighting, or even walkway lighting to and from your deck. The options for lighting are almost endless and you can have a fun time figuring out what works and what doesn’t
But, if this still isn’t easy enough for you, you have another option that can make the installation of your lights even easier. One type of fixture that you can install is a solar powered umbrella. These umbrellas ship with solar panels on the top of them that power lights attached to either the post of the umbrella or the veins on the top of it. If you really want a quick and easy way t add light to patio, all that you have to do is order one of these lights, stick it in the hole in your patio table, and you’re done. You’ve added a great light fixture to your patio.