Deck Lighting

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Creating the right ambiance is all about choosing the right lights; Decker’s Deck Toronto can help you choose the right type of deck lighting.

Beautiful summer nights make you want to relish the evening on your decking, enjoying being under the stars. You’re more than likely spending most evenings and weekends enjoying the outdoors and that’s likely to include you hosting family and friends enjoying your outdoor entertainment area. The fun doesn’t have to stop at dusk just because your outdoor lighting isn’t sufficient.

It’s very affordable and easy to upgrade your outdoor entertainment area by adding bulbs. The cozy ambiance will have you enjoying quality family time year-round.

You no longer have to be blinded by floodlights or sitting in the darkness, as Solar lights provides a great alternative. Modern solar deck bulbs have great illumination, providing a great intensity of brightness, durability and are increasingly stylish that can blend into any deck or decor.

A deck is far more useful when you have the ability to use it day and night and utilizing solar deck lights can help illuminate seating areas. Each deck light comes with built-in day/night sensors that automatically turn on when the sun sets and the evening dims to provide illumination to your decking. Each solar deck lights running time differs, depending on location and how much direct sunlight it receives, but they are capable of running for hours fully charged. They provide great options for large decks, verandas, or stairs.

When selecting solar deck lighting you should focus on these main features:




Since lights is left outdoors, they need to be able to withstand the outdoor elements, including sun, wind, rain, and snow. The best deck lighting should also be waterproof to prevent water from damaging the electric components of the lights.

Selecting the right material is also a factor. Your options will mostly be either metal or plastic. When choosing deck lights, heavy-duty plastic is the best option as it provides durability and longevity.


Lumens usually determine the brightness. The light’s brightness range is also a consideration you need to look at. Larger decks will require more bulbs for better illumination than smaller ones. Knowing how many feet your deck is will provide an idea of how many bulbs you will need.


Checking to see how long your solar deck lights will run for is critical. Not all solar deck lights have the same amount of running time, so it’s important you check to make sure they have sufficient lighting time when fully charged.

Solar decking lights use batteries to store the power until it’s needed to brightness your deck. As the lights are on most evenings, the batteries usually only last for a few years at best before you need to replace them.

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