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Patio Lights

The outdoor patio is a place to relax and read, or spend time with family and friends when the weather is nice outside. If you plan on enjoying your patio at night, of course you’ll need the help of patio lights. These lights should be durable, long lasting, and weather resistant if at all possible. Of course, not all patio lights have to be permanent fixtures. You can also purchase some unique lighting that can be changed and/or moved whenever you so desire. For example, string lights are fast becoming a hugely popular choice for patio lights. This style of lighting usually consists of various shapes that are hung from a string, creating a festive ambience. String lighting comes in just about every shape possible, from pink flamingos to chili peppers, hearts and palm trees and much more. The positive side to these patio lights is that they are both festive and easy to set up and take down.

Instead of just affixing lighting to the ceiling of the patio, try buying sconce-style patio lights that can be mounted to the beams of the patio. This kind of lighting is much more subtle, and adds a real sense of style to your outdoor patio. Solar patio lights are another terrific choice. These lights gather their energy from the sun during the day, and then emanate a beautiful light by night that requires absolutely no power. There are many upsides to this choice of lighting. Not only will you save money on your power bill, but if your patio has already been built, you can avoid cutting holes or running wires since solar powered lights do not require electricity. Remember whatever style of patio lights you choose should be plentiful, fun, and easy to maintain. If you follow this rule of thumb, your summers should be enjoyable out on the patio.

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