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How Can You Light Up Your Home’s Backyard?

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During the summer, your home’s backyard is the place to be.

During the summer, your home’s backyard is the place to be. You’ll want to spend all the time here that you can. This wish gets stronger if you’re lucky enough to have a patio overlooking the swimming pool you just had installed. These warmer months (starting in the spring) bring you another reason to enjoy the sunshine. That’s because the daylight hours are substantially longer than they are any other time of the year. Eventually, though, staying out after dark can be a problem. Not anymore – let’s illuminate your backyard! 

Set Up Some Security Lighting 

The true value of security lighting is underrated. Even if you have doorbell cameras that can monitor whoever approaches your home, it is still a good idea to acquire and install these lights. Suppose you have a larger yard that can be hard to see at night. This means that intruders such as crafty burglars and hungry wildlife can sneak into your property without you knowing they are even there. Motion-sensing floodlights serve as a great deterrent; attach them to garage eaves or exterior siding for maximum effect. 

Put Path Lights to Good Use 

Path lighting looks charming and also serves a practical purpose. These landscape lights help you see where you’re going.  Use them as a guide to help everyone navigate from the back door of your house to the gates of the fence. You can also use these lights to call attention to plants, flowers, and shrubbery that you want to show off. Got a dancing fountain in your backyard? Well, using well-placed path lights can shine a spotlight on it even more! 

Hang Pretty-Looking String Lights 

Sitting outside on the deck to enjoy a relaxed meal punctuated by laughter is one of the best ways to spend the summer. If you’ve been looking for ideas to enhance your backyard ambiance, play around with string lights. Your outdoor kitchen, gazebo, and patio will all benefit from this special effect. Through this technique, you can eliminate the need for extension cords or access to electrical outlets. 

Organize Outdoor Wall Lights 

Recessed areas that collect shadows are particularly tricky to negotiate after the sun goes down. That’s why outdoor lighting becomes even more important after dark. Arrange these lights around strategic points such as staircases and fire pits.  

Contact Accessible Home Builders Today

Here at Accessible Home Builders, we’re proud to say we’ve been building and remodeling homes since 1994. We’ve serviced Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Selbyville, Seaford, Millsboro, Georgetown, Laurel, and more communities within Delaware in that time. We work to guarantee a high level of professionalism, dedication, and the use of quality materials to ensure our customers have the home they deserve.

To get in touch with us, give us a call at our office at 302-663-0464, send us an email at or visit us in person at 28412 DuPont Blvd, #103 Millsboro, DE 19966. Alternatively, give our satellite office a call at 302-628-9571, located at 500 W. Stein Hwy. Seaford, DE 19973. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube to stay updated on what we’re up to next!

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