Porch is one of essential are of our house. Like other areas in the house, we must decorate well our veranda or porch to “welcome” our guess or family.
One of the veranda decorations is lamp. Patio lighting design is very essential as it will make our place looks beautiful and attractive. To make our veranda becomes attractive and comfortable, we need to know and consider several tips to installing outdoor lighting.
Porch is a “transition” area before we enter our home as well as we use this area for spending time with family or friends. Selecting lamps for our porch is very crucial. It affects the environment of the area itself. Mostly, people just install one or two lamps without considering the aesthetic point of view. The light doesn’t spread like what it should be.
In fact, we can have some lighting combinations like a chandelier for a classic view and down light lamps, but for that you need to place low voltage security lights. If you don’t like a hanging lamp, we can choose the combination between wall lamp and down light. Placing 2 or more down lights on the ceiling could be best option too.
The important thing is be sure that the light will spread well to the area. Choose a golden light as it will make the porch looks luxurious.
Moreover, we can also create an exotic environment at night at the veranda. Night time is the perfect time to play the porch lights. Try some lamp combinations to create a silhouette at our porch. It means to say that certain veranda area is bright and the rest is dimmed or dark.
However, some people are using bright lighting in front of their house for safety reason. If you do so, then you have to reconsider the porch lights placement as well as the lighting strength so that the area will not be so bright. Using some small lamps maybe is a good idea for this situation.
For additional advice, to get a dramatic effect from the object that we have on the porch, we can use spotlight as it can create a silhouette effect too from the object.