Outdoor Lighting: Light Up Your Outdoor Spaces

Outdoor lighting can turn a dark space into a cozy hangout in no time. Whether you want to light up a deck, patio, backyard, restaurant or hotel seating area, you can find the lighting needed to create the perfect ambiance for your outdoor spaces.

What do you use for outdoor lighting?

Give your outdoor seating areas a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere using outdoor lighting! You can use several types of lighting to create the perfect ambiance:

String Lights

String Lights

More than just holiday lights, string lights gained popularity as decorative outdoor lighting in recent years. With so many styles to choose from, we can see why!

You can find outdoor string lights that use different style light bulbs, like an LED filament bulb to give your patio a vintage look, or the popular LED globe bulbs to give your space an elegant style!

*Make sure any replacement bulb is outdoor, wet location rated

Step Light

Step Lights

Install step lights on your staircases to make them easier to see at night. Step lights offer a small amount of light for a pleasant ambient glow, helping you and your guests walk safely on the stairs.

Wall Lantern

Wall Lanterns

Wall lanterns stylishly add personality to an exterior door or entranceway. These fixtures come in a variety of modern or classic styles and typically wall mount near a doorway or pendant mount from the ceiling.

Wall Washer Lights

Wall Washers

 light the exterior walls of a home, office, restaurant, or hotel. These decorative light fixtures offer a wide area of ambient light and uniform illumination across the entire wall.


Looking for stylish, energy efficient LED lighting? Browse HomElectrical to find outdoor lighting to brighten your space!

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Spruce up your outdoor space at night with landscape lighting! Landscape lighting keeps your home beautiful and safe at night.

If you run a restaurant or other business that uses an outdoor seating area, you can use an outdoor patio heater to keep the space usable in the winter. Options for patio heaters include electric, natural gas, and propane.

HomElectrical has all the supplies and light fixtures you need for your patio makeover this summer. Use patio lights such as light stakes, lanterns and globes, and string lights to create the perfect outdoor patio.

Avery Dietzen
Avery Dietzen

Originally from Wisconsin, Avery earned her degree in English before making the trip down to the Atlanta, GA area. Writer by day, reader by night, she prides herself on having a creative outlook and tries to instill that in everything she writes. As a content writer for HomElectrical, she uses her skills to share tips and tricks about lighting, HVAC, and going green. If she’s not writing, she’s reading, painting, hanging out with her dog, or spending time with family and friends.

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