We hope you’ve taken full advantage of your patio this summer, enjoying it at all times of day, whether it’s for a coffee in the morning, an afternoon happy hour with friends, or a barbeque in the evening. One key to making sure you can enjoy your space day and night, is to make sure you have good patio lighting. Patio lighting is key to making your outdoor space feel cozy and inviting and one easy way to do this is to add string lights to your outdoor space.
Here are a few of our favorite patio lighting tips, easy, inexpensive, and sure to make your patio space one you can enjoy any time of day or night.
When it comes to patio lighting, you’ll want to start by focusing on the spaces where you entertain. This could mean adding string lighting over your outdoor dining space or even a pendant light should you have a covered space. It’s important to remember that outdoor lighting doesn’t need to be as bright as indoor lighting, it’s more about ambiance. If you have an outdoor sofa and seating area, consider a floor lamp. To string lights, you can use your pergola or even the trees that surround your patio. Another way to bring light to your patio is with a fire pit, read more about our fire pit tips here.
Keep in mind that there are some areas of your patio that might need stronger light, like your grilling space. If you like to barbeque, check out these barbeque lights, a great way to make sure you can see what you are doing and not overcook those steaks when it comes to grilling at night.
Another important thing to consider when it comes to lighting your patio are those dark places that might be a little bit dangerous at night, potential hazards for guests should they have a misstep. This is where patio landscape lighting can save the day. Your patio looks great and family and friends avoid any accidental falls.
These simple patio lighting tips can make your patio look great and also make it a safe and cozy place to enjoy this month.