Outdoor post lights tends to be a popular way to illuminate just about any area, from front yards to business parking lots. Outdoor post lights usually attached to a post and are usually connected to an electrical source underground, unless it is solar powered, in which case it would not need wiring. Outdoor post lights may be a lantern-style lamp or a more modern rectangular tower of light. You may be one of those homeowners who decide to install outdoor post lights to brighten home property. Outdoor post lights may be any height that works for the surroundings. If you would like them to line a walkway, you want them taller than head height to prevent bumped heads. Alternatively, you can set them back from the path so that the light on the pathway is somewhat less defined, but gives a broader lighted area around each light.
Outdoor post lights are constructed from many different materials. Wood, plastics and metal are generally used in posts. Sturdiness, function and beautification are a part of the decision about which post to select. When selecting outdoor post lights, consider the voltage, the area that should be covered by lighting, the kind of glass bulb cover, and the kind of finished look you wish to have for your outdoor post lights.