Your deck is already a beautiful addition to your home, but there are plenty of tiny details that can accentuate its best features even more. One way to enhance your deck is with deck lighting, smaller lights that are installed throughout the structure of your deck for a soft glow around your outdoor space. Perfect for entertaining, these lights are also excellent safety features throughout the year that can ensure the safety of everyone using the stairs on your outdoor space at all times. If you are considering adding an accent feature to your deck this season, consider these four reasons to invest in deck lighting for your favorite outdoor space.
Enjoy Temperate Nights Throughout the Year
While decks are more often associated with entertaining on summer days, they are also perfect places to enjoy comfortable nights in any season. In the fall or winter when the sun is setting early, deck lights are a perfect accessory for lighting up your outdoor space while still allowing you to enjoy the night at home.
Not only are lights a beautiful accent to your deck, but they are also an added safety feature to your home. If you are entertaining on your deck at night, deck lighting is a great way to ensure that your guests can use your stairs safely in the dark. Railing lights and step lighting are especially useful for guiding guests down steps in the dark, particularly in households with young children.
Deck lighting is a great way to set the mood of your party as you entertain. Use soft lighting to accent the space for your outdoor party with lighting that is far better than a single bright floodlight or fire pit. Showcase your outdoor entertainment space with beautiful uplighting, downlighting, or transverse lighting that highlights your party and your guests.
Showcase the Style of Your Home
Just as your deck is an accent to your home, the accessories that you add to the deck will also contribute to the style and overall look of your home aesthetic. Use a variety of deck lights in your space to accent your favorite features of your deck, such as lighting on steps, railings, and the perimeter.
Get a Brand New Deck for Spring!
Mid-Atlantic Deck & Fence has almost 30 years of experience in building beautiful custom fences, gazebos, screened-in porches, and decks throughout the state of Maryland. We have the expertise to design your dream fence or custom deck and have it installed in a headache-free process. Give us a call at 1-800-833-9310 or visit us online for a quote today! We offer many different styles of fencing and decking in addition to custom options designed specifically to suit your preferences and tastes. To see examples of our work and get more tips on how to choose the right decking for your family, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Houzz, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube, and LinkedIn.