Outdoor Lights – it’s about time!

With Autumn upon us, the clocks go back at the end of the month – we are getting a lot of calls from customers in Bath wanting help with their outside lights – whether it’s a repair or a new set of outdoor lights we can help.

But which outdoor lights do you need for your home?


  • These lights emit a broad beam of light, making them suitable for illuminating large areas.
  • Often used for security purposes to brighten up outdoor spaces.

Path Lights:

  • Low-level fixtures designed to illuminate pathways and walkways.
  • They enhance safety by preventing trips and falls in the dark.


  • Directional lights that focus on a specific object or area.
  • Ideal for highlighting architectural features, landscaping, or artwork.

String Lights:

  • Decorative lights commonly used for creating a festive or cozy atmosphere.
  • They are often strung across outdoor spaces like patios and gardens.

Wall Lights:

  • Mounted on exterior walls to provide general illumination or accent lighting.
  • They come in various styles and designs to complement the architecture.

Deck and Step Lights:

  • Designed to illuminate stairs, decks, and other outdoor features.
  • Enhances safety and adds a stylish touch to outdoor spaces.

Solar Lights:

  • Powered by solar energy, these lights are energy-efficient and environmentally friendly.
  • Common types include solar garden lights, path lights, and security lights.

Post Lights:

  • Mounted on top of posts, they are often used to illuminate driveways, walkways, or entrance areas.
  • Commonly seen in outdoor landscapes and near entrances.

Landscape Lights:

  • Designed to enhance the beauty of gardens and outdoor landscapes.
  • Can be used to highlight trees, plants, and other landscape features.

Motion-Activated Lights:

  • These lights turn on when motion is detected, providing security and energy efficiency.
  • Commonly used for pathways, entrances, and as security lighting.

Smart Lights:

  • Can be controlled remotely using smartphone apps or voice commands.
  • Some smart outdoor lights can be programmed to change colors or brightness levels.

When choosing outdoor lights, consider factors such as the intended purpose, the style of your home, and energy efficiency. Additionally, make sure that the lights you choose are rated for outdoor use and are suitable for the specific weather conditions in your area.

To book and electrician in Bath then do call 01225 789631 or email hello@arcsandsparks.co.uk


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