If you are looking to enjoy your outdoor space even after darkness falls then having the right garden lighting to provide adequate light to your outdoor living area is a must. Patio bollard lights are a must for anyone who wants to spend the evening out of doors with family and friends.
What are Bollard Lights?
Bollard lights are a type of lighting where the light is build right into a post. These lights are named after the nautical term bollard, which is the posts that ships are tied up too, because the lights posts themselves resemble those ship bollards.
Patio Bollard Lights
There really is no difference between patio bollard lights and other bollard lights other than the fact that when these lights are place around the parameter of your patio people tend refer to the as bollard lights. And while these lights can sufficient light to your patio to allow you to enjoy this outdoor space during the evening hours and into the night your patio isn’t the only place where bollard lighting is useful.
Bollard lighting for your Walkway
Whether you have a home or a business or are city official and need proper lighting for a park bollard lighting can fit the bill. These lights can be placed along sidewalks and even dirt walkways (such as walking paths) to direct people safely to your front door or allowing them light to see when taking a evening stroll through a park.
Bollard lights can even be used to mark the parameter of a parking lot to prevent people from parking on the grass.
Today LED bollard patio lights are increasing in popularity for a number of very good reasons.
- LED bollard lights are long-lasting. This is important to homeowner and businesses because it reduces maintenance costs, but it may be even more important to people like park mangers, because LED lights have no light bulbs to change so they can use their park personnel to complete other important tasks instead of having them constantly changing light bulbs along walking paths or sidewalks.
- LED bollard lighting is energy efficient. While this is good news for home and business owners, it is great news for anyone who needs to light up large outdoor areas or pathways since they can provide adequate lighting without breaking their operating budget. In fact, LED lighting is 80% more efficient than other types of traditional lighting, which means using this type of lighting can result in big energy bill savings.
- LED bollard lights are also environmentally friendly since they contain no toxic elements and are 100% recyclable.
LED patio bollard lights do need to be wired directly into your 240 volt electrical main, and wiring should be done by a licensed professional electrician who knows how to handle electricity safely.