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Gazebo Lights

Smita Pandit Dec 5, 2018
Gazebos are freestanding outdoor structures. String lights, hanging lights, or uplights are some of the options for lighting this structure. This write-up provides some information on different types of lights for gazebos.
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. It can also be decorated using water features, climbing plants, and vines. If lights are fitted in this structure, you can relax in this outdoor space in the evening or night.

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 use it for relaxation, 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, make sure that they are installed 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 have the LED lights. These can be easily attached to the roof systems. The energy consumption is also less in the battery-operated LED lights. They don't emit heat and provide cool lighting. They come in various colors, patterns, and wavelengths and are environment-friendly and waterproof.
For solar-powered lights, you might have to depend on the weather for charging the batteries. 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, this will give you the option of illuminating 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 gazebos 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.