Welcome Shorter Nights with These Outdoor Lighting Trends
Just because the weather is cooler doesn’t mean that your outdoor entertaining has to come to an end. In fact, many people welcome the cooler air after months of sweltering heat. Decorative lighting for Charlotte outdoor living is becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason. Liven up your backyard entertainment area with one of these great outdoor lighting trends.
Lighted Water Features
Lighted water features are no longer found only in shopping malls and amusement parks; now they are often found in private homes. Swimming pool lights, even when it’s too cold to swim, add vibrant color and an inviting design element to any backyard.
Fireplaces, fire pits, and other fire features add not only warmth and ambiance but light. Arrange a few comfy seats in front of an outdoor fireplace, or a larger collection of chairs around a fire pit for an area designed for congregating, eating, drinking, and laughing.
Lights can be used in endless ways to illuminate objects of interest, such as pathways, gardens, or seating areas. Outdoor kitchens or other outdoor living areas offer perfect opportunities for beautiful lighting. You can use lighting to accentuate your home, certain trees or plants, or anything that adds to the overall style and personality of the space.
Great accent lighting fixtures are shielded so that the eye is drawn to what the light is accentuating, and not the light itself. These fixtures themselves are also attractive, and can be made of a number of different materials such as aluminum, brass, or copper.
These and other outdoor lighting trends have become a popular part of the Charlotte outdoor living experience for many homeowners. Start planning your outdoor entertainment area today, or add some great new lighting to the area you have already established. With the right lighting and heating, the great outdoors can be the perfect place to entertain almost year-round.
About Lombardo PoolsLombardo Pools is a Master Pools Guild member and Charlotte pool builder specializing in custom pool construction, outdoor living design, and swimming pool renovation. Whether you're looking for beautiful water features, custom backyard lighting, or a relaxing swim spa, the swimming pool experts at Lombardo Pools can help you design the perfect Charlotte outdoor living environment. Since the 1960s, Keith Lombardo and his team of experienced pool professionals have been serving families across the Charlotte area, including Lake Norman, Mooresville, Weddington, and Rock Hilland. As Charlotte's only Master Pool Builder, Lombardo Pools has built a portfolio of award-winning pool designs. Visit their swimming pool gallery online for design inspiration, or browse recent customer reviews to hear what real Charlotte homeowners are saying about Lombardo Pools!
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