Gazebos are freestanding, roofed, usually open-sided structures that provide a shady resting place. Building such a structure is certainly a great way to add visual interest to your garden or patio. Several architectural design elements can be used for constructing this structure. Those of you who are gardening enthusiasts and love spending time in their garden will certainly love the idea of having such a structure constructed in their garden. It will give a traditional feel to your garden. These structures can also be decorated using water features, climbing plants and vines. Lights can also be fitted in order to enhance the look of the garden.
Lights for Gazebo
If you have this pavilion structure in your patio or garden, then it would be a great idea to lighten it up with beautiful outdoor lights at night. If you are planning to hold a party in your garden, you can use the bright lights to highlight this architectural structure. If you just wish to relax under it, subtle or diffused outdoor accent lighting can certainly create a great ambiance for relaxation. The markets are flooded with different types of gazebo lights. The price of the lights will depend on their design.
Types of Lights
Those who wish to conserve electricity can check out the solar lights. Go green with solar landscape lighting ideas. While installing these lights you must make sure that they are placed at a place where they receive a lot of sunlight. The batteries are charged during the day by sunlight. When the sun goes down, these lights turn on automatically and remain illuminated overnight. Solar patio lights come in several designs. You can use solar lanterns, solar spotlights, solar pathway lights, and solar garden rock lights. Solar lanterns, LED solar string or solar rope lights can be hung from hooks.
If budget is not an issue, you can check out the LED (light emitting diode) lights. You can use the decorative LED string or net lights. These can be easily attached to the roof systems. The energy consumption is also lesser in the battery operated LED lights. These lights don’t emit heat and provide cool lighting. they come in various colors, patterns and wavelengths. These are environment-friendly and are also waterproof.
For solar powered lights, you might have to depend on the weather for charging the batteries and for battery-operated lights, you might also have to shell out money for replacing the batteries. Those who don’t want to be dependent on the solar energy or batteries for lighting up this structure can use the electrical lights. You can call an electrician in order to run an electrical line and have an outlet installed near the pavilion structure. Though you might have to spend money for the electrical work, you can illuminate it whenever you want.
Once there is a power source, the lights just need to be plugged in or wired into an electric source. Several designs are available in the market. You could select chandeliers, decorative lantern lights, hanging lights, string lights, globe lamps, wall lanterns and clamping light fixtures. You can also use landscape spot lights. These lights are not hung from the roof, but are placed around the gazebo. These are generally used for wedding decorations.
Lights for pavilion structures come in different types of designs. Use your aesthetic sense in order to select the lights that work well for you, both in terms of cost and design. So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to lighten up your garden with these lights!