Whether you’re a homeowner who is lucky enough to have enough space for a vast, colorful garden or you’re living with a simple, small plot of grass out back, there are many ways that you can craft and organize your backyard lighting in order to maximize the time you spend outside. After all, any expansion of your home — patio, courtyard, garden, lawn or terrace — deserves to be enjoyed throughout each beautiful season and what better way to enjoy the month of May than to spend time soaking up the sun rays? So, if you’re looking forward to the endless hours of BBQing and weekend lounging, then perhaps you’ll want to learn about the ample advantages that go along with the decision to upgrade your outside LED lights scheme.
You can have later social gatherings
While there are many ways in which you can benefit from strategically placing some outdoor lights, the ability to host later social gatherings is one of the most underappreciated perks. While you could always move the party to your living room inside, the warmer weather is calling out to you. After all, spring is the perfect time of the year to start thoroughly enjoying your outdoor space. So, regardless if you have a big enough plot to throw a glamorous shindig or if you simply have enough space to seat your guests on your patio set, with the right illumination your entertainment doesn’t have to set just because the sun does.
Light makes you happy
Being out in the sun makes you happier emotionally and physically because its exposure increases the serotonin levels in your brain. So, why shouldn’t your backyard also display this same bold, bright illumination? Since outside LED lights have been designed to mimic sunlight, they’re incredibly beneficial in the winter months where natural sunlight isn’t commonly available. So, if you’re someone who spends hours a day in the office or you sleep in late because of your graveyard shifts, LED lights can be beneficial to your health since this type of illumination actually has the power to affect your mood.
That being said, have you ever noticed that many modern buildings and urban spaces are designed to with natural light in mind? This means that whenever possible large windows, see-through doors and skylights are installed to provide natural light and LED lights are installed as an organic substitution. So, the reality is LED lights have the power to brighten your mood and help people with vitamin D deficiency.
Light helps small spaces appear larger
Homes with an extensive backyard space are becoming harder to come by with the increasing prices of real estate across the country. That being said, if you don’t possess a sizable garden space, you can use outside LED lights to broaden the surrounding area to make it feel full, spacious and roomy. By strategically placing your outdoor lighting in the high corners of your yard you’re able to cast large, reflective shadows across your fencing or property. This illusion, along with de-cluttering the surrounding area, will help your garden space appear immensely larger, just as it does during the day with natural light.
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Alex Wilks is the Social Media & Content Creator for Trek Marketing. Her work has been featured on Global News, Black Press Media, and the Kwantlen Chronicle