If you have a dull backyard, gate, front porch, or patio, then chances are you need string lighting fixtures. This is one way to make any outdoor setting look magnificent. Before you start to use string lighting, here are several tips to choosing the right sting lights. Birthday parties, wedding receptions, baby showers. These are all special events that happen for a designated time frame on a single, specific day so decorative string lighting is going to be a temporary addition to the environment. Incandescent lighting is the sure way to success for this type of use. When setting up a display that is intended to run for an extended period of time, for several hours a day, like Christmas or Halloween, LEDs are the optimal choice. LED string lights are energy efficient, emit minimal heat and the bulbs have a long lifespan. Richly colored and versatile, LEDs make a statement and add a unique glow that can really be a show-stopper.
Originally created to adorn boats, marine rope lights are making their way into mainstream decor. Bound in rubber tubing, the string lighting fixtures are protected from rain and splashing. Boat docks shine, ships glow and pool fences can be twined in light. Once you understand the different applications of each type of string lighting and determine your specific needs, choosing outdoor string lights is easy.