Why We Love Driveway Lighting
Elegance, class, sophistication. These words are what come to mind when thinking of a finely-tuned sports car. These words also bring to mind the feeling one has when experiencing fine driveway lighting. There is an immediate sense of feeling welcomed by the warm, soft glow of a well-lit driveway. It encourages one to come in, or to simply come home.
Where Driveway Lighting Works Best
The varying designs, styles and shapes of driveway lighting make using a unit along any driveway, pathway or walkway an easy choice when it's time to make one's residence shine above the rest. In addition to the aesthetic delight that can be found from a nicely-illuminated driveway, driveway lighting also provides other benefits as well. The way in which the driveway's design and intricate contours can be illuminated and transformed into a pathway to one's residence is not only remarkable but also a tremendous measure of safety that one can rely upon. Providing ampling outdoor lighting to the often dimly-lit opening of a driveway or obstacles that may otherwise go unnoticed can provide an extra sense of security to those visiting the home and property as well as to owners themselves.
Driveway Light Fixtures for Every Style
While there are many appearances and outcomes that can be achieved using driveway lighting, any piece used is sure to enhance the look and feel of any home. Whether it's a traditional appearance that is desired or more of a contemporary look, there is a piece that's sure to work for any look. For a bold and defining look, the Atlantis Path Light by Hinkley Lighting is a great way to go. If a more subtle look is desired, the Harbor Path Light No. 1561 by Hinkley Lighting or the Landscape Lighting LED Path Light by WAC Lighting will provide the look that's sure to please. To complete the look, these pieces can be paired nicely with a post light, such as Sea Gull Lighting's Sauganash Outdoor Post Light with Etched Seeded Glass.
How to Choose the Best Driveway Lights
When choosing any piece of landscape lighting, be sure to take note the location of where the piece will be placed, the purpose of the piece - whether it will be purely aesthetic or functional, too, as well as what else in the landscape will complement the piece. Make sure to take into account the dimensional space it will require to be properly established along a drive way. Make sure it is neither too small for where it will be placed, nor too large or with any design features that may exceed the relative space of the piece or interfere with anything else along the path in which it is placed. Also, be sure to consider the light source - do you prefer energy efficient LED driveway lighting or warmer hues of light from halogen bulbs? If you have any questions about the driveway light fixtures featured here, please call our lighting experts at 877.445.4486.
If the style, feel and look of driveway lighting appeal to your sense of taste, you may also be intrigued by other pieces of outdoor lighting that flow in the same design direction. Look through the selection of landscape lighting, porch lights and deck lights to find pieces to complement and accentuate any driveway light or post light placed along or near a driveway that will truly represent your personal and unique sense of style to all who visit. Lastly, consider the outdoor accessories category to enhance the atmosphere of the front porch with doormats, illuminated doorbells and decorative mailboxes.