Outdoor lighting becomes an essential element when you have an outdoor space. Indeed, patio lighting has the power to transform a seemingly simple area into an additional, albeit open, room. Our tips for a successful project!
Today, boldness is the order of the day in the world of terrace lighting. Just browse our online store to discover a wide range of lighting products designed for this particular space: terrace floor lamps, terrace recessed spotlights, terrace pendant lights, terrace lanterns, solar terrace lights... Take the time to read the description of our products in order to design a lighting plan worthy of your desires and meeting your needs.
Manufacturers have strict safety standards for outdoor use, including patio lighting, so look closely at the Protection Rating.
The IP rating is expressed in numbers that can be read separately
A graduated scale
Two examples for outdoor terrace lighting:
Everything starts upstream, perhaps even before the installation and furnishing of your terrace. Indeed, take advantage of the total absence of elements to create a diagram of your on paper, in order to locate the location of outlets, but also the position of each terrace lighting you want. Think about the location of the dining area and the kitchen/barbecue area, which should be more illuminated than the living area, etc.
Do not hesitate to choose already on our online store the exact models of lights that you wish to install. They can be bollards with motion detector, pool deck lights, etc.
Here, it is a question of finding the right balance between sufficient lighting, for safe circulation, and soft lighting, in particular not to participate in light pollution or to dazzle the users of the premises.
Depending on the size of the deck, whether or not there is an awning, the intensity of the light will vary. Also consider the type of outdoor patio light you want to install, for example, glass, with wood shade, steel, etc.
If you choose LED outdoor patio lighting to save money on your electricity bill, here's what you need to remember:
To choose the right LED lighting power, the power of LED light bulb is expressed in lumens and in the following way:
When it comes to a terrace, you need several lighting fixtures, all of which must be aesthetically pleasing and functional. To obtain a task, ambient and accent lighting, do not hesitate to install several types of outdoor terrace lighting!
If we put the spotlight on the terrace, the is now a must-have for lighting this area. Indeed, this type of light source brings a touch of elegance, for example, when it is placed next to an outdoor sofa. Get inspired by the lounges of luxury hotels to get an idea of the result!
Yes, you can install a hanging light as a patio light! All you need is a sufficiently sturdy and preferably covered location to mount it. Again, this type of patio light adds an elegant touch to your space.
Whenever possible, we recommend the installation of dimmers, including for outdoor patio lighting. Indeed, this allows you to modulate the brightness according to your needs, your mood or even the weather: a little extra that can make all the difference.
Contact the Côté Lumière team to get answers about your outdoor garden lighting! By phone or by e-mail, we answer all your questions for a successful project from start to finish.