Garden lamps, both suspended and ground lamps, can also be powered by solar energy: the heat of the sun’s rays that allows them to be switched on. They come in all shapes and sizes and are very economical as the cost of the lamp is dealt with only and there is no need to consider the cost of energy to power it. Many believe that solar-powered outdoor lamps produce a scarce amount of light, but this is not the case. Obviously a small lamp may not be able to illuminate a dining area. They are mainly made of plastic and are quite resistant, they are easy to clean and can be left outside even during the winter period. They last for a long time and their cost depends on the size.
In a garden of any size, it is always advisable to place light points, essential to illuminate the access roads to the house, but also to create suggestive light points, in the shady areas of the garden, or near particularly decorative trees or shrubs; it is not always possible to reach all parts of the garden with the electrical system of the house, in these cases it is possible to use solar energy lamps; in this way we will have the right lighting without the need for cables or wells.The solar energy lamps simply need to be hung on a support, or to be buried, so the panel they are equipped with accumulates energy during the day, to release it at night, lighting until the next day.This type of lamps are easy to use, and are generally produced specifically for the garden, so they are resistant to bad weather and time.
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Solar energy is replacing traditional energy in many sectors, as the problem of environmental pollution is increasingly present and the outdoor lighting sector has adapted. The market offers this dual alternative, although it would be better to prefer solar energy, so as to avoid having to replace light bulbs that burn out. Garden lamps can also have the shape of lanterns, the most common, a decorative element present in all colors, which can have an external glass structure or just a simple protection. The size can be different, they must be quite small if placed on the table or by the pool and large enough if they are to be used as pendant lamps. They can be hung on trees or on a gazebo, the solutions are really different and make the environment pleasantly renewed every time.
Garden statues can also act as lamps, as they sometimes have a built-in lighting system that makes them glow during the dark hours. Small garden gnomes can also have solar powered lights or the lighting system can be applied later. In any case, garden lamps are also a very decorative element that exploits the use of new substances to be fueled.
A particular mention should be made of the use of bioethanol to illuminate spotlights or lanterns. It is a flame that creates a suggestive scenic effect that varies according to the size of the structure. Furnishing the garden with light makes it particularly interesting because it takes shape in all respects, just as if it were an interior space. Garden lamps are mainly used during the summer and should be sheltered during the winter. Bioethanol lamps offer the possibility of being used also inside the house, therefore they represent a pleasant piece of furniture that can be used all year round. The lamp can be transported and installed in another corner of the garden, often some are made in plastic, with a fairly low cost, which allow you to vary and expand the range every summer.
The designers have also designed very large garden lamps, similar to huge sculptures that illuminate, the shapes are really varied and respond to the creativity of the artist. By choosing a garden lamp signed by a famous designer, in addition to the function of illuminating, the lamp also assumes the function of an art object, helping to give greater meaning to the garden itself. The cost of this kind of lamps differs from the traditional ones but it is also necessary to keep in mind the ingenious work behind it. There are many elements identified as functional which instead also take on the role of a lamp. Let’s think, for example, of garden armchairs or tables, which can also be pleasant luminous objects that enliven the space and avoid the expense of another lighting element. The choice is certainly very difficult in an outdoor lamp market that always presents new and very interesting ideas. The important thing is to choose wisely and buy the lamp that suits your tastes.
When arranging the garden lamps, let’s remember their main lighting function, for the safety and accessibility of the garden even at night; in addition to this we can also place suggestive light points in the green areas, for example by placing the lamps at the base of a plant of particular aesthetic value, or inside the swimming pools; on the market there are products of various shapes and sizes, remember to choose lamps of excellent quality, so that they can withstand exposure to sunlight and bad weather over the years.
To install a lamp in the garden, we remind you that it is advisable to contact a professional, who will prepare the suitable system for us, so that the electrical system of the house reaches the lamps in complete safety.
An aspect that should not be underestimated when you intend to install garden lamps is certainly the point where we need and want to place them. Although lately many people think more about the aesthetic side and consider garden lamps as an object of pure furniture, we must be careful about its functionality. Precisely for this reason the arrangement of the garden lamps is fundamental, because above all else its main function is lighting, especially for walking and managing the garden at night. Before any purchase and installation, therefore, contact a professional, so that he will prepare the suitable system for you, so that the electrical system of the house reaches the lamps in complete safety.
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