Anyone who has ever had a crush on their feet in the dark thanks to the surrounding hedge trimmer knows that this pain can be avoided. As? Quite simply with light. And since there are enough places in the garden Stumble there should all roads, driveways and stairs around the house lit accordingly become. Luminaires are particularly practical and energy-saving motion, With them it says: Let there be light – when it is needed. And by the way you do burglarswho want to stalk in the shelter of darkness, a stroke through the bill. How exactly do you read in our blog.
Where and how should path lights be arranged?
Potential to stumble? Should you exclude with path lights – also called bollard lights – exclude. So definitely on sections of the way, especially uneven, curvy or steep are, light be present. But of course the whole way should be illuminated. Therefore, the lights should not be too far apart, so that no strong contrasts arise between light and dark sections. For those who come from the light into the dark, see even less, until the eyes have got used to it.
Tip: Choose lights that cover the largest possible area. How it works? By doing that Height of the points of light – So the place where the light is sitting – set high up. The higher the lights are, the less you need. Conversely, the larger the distance may be. Path lights are usually between 60 and 150 cm high,
Directed or all around radiating light?
What matters is what you like. You should know: Directional light illuminates only the path, the rest of the garden belongs to the night. A optimal route guidance you are so sure. With all-round light you can also see what is right next to the path. also overlap The round light areas are great – so you can do your way very well illuminate nationwide,
What types of path lights are there?
Path lights are available from different materials and in different styles, Not to be confused they are with socket lights. mast lights and groundspots, Available are path lights with permanently installed LED technology or with replaceable lamps,
For LED speaks:
- their long life
- a power savings of up to 90 percent
- 100% brightness and perfect for motion detectors
Which materials are suitable for path lights?
stainless steel and aluminum are weather-resistant materials that are often used for bollard lights. Also Copper, brass and stone are often used for the frame. The bulb is either from Glass or plastic surround. Ultimately, your taste decides what is best for your garden.
Are there also path lights with solar?
For the environment and for yours purse speaks: solar technology. With solar powered path lights you also need no thoughts on sockets and spaghetti to waste. All that solar bollards need is the sun. Equipped with LED technology, the battery charged by the sun is many times longer. If the light is turned on only when needed, you do not need to worry about the battery. “motion detector“Is the keyword here.
What should be considered when it comes to motion detectors?
They enter the path: the light comes on. You drive up the driveway: the light goes on. Your visit is approaching: the light comes on. With handy motion detectors, this is not witchcraft. On twilight sensor Prevents your path lights from competing with the sun during the day. On angle of coverage of 120 degrees is enough for a way. Because usually you do not come at night from the meadow. Basically, you can also set to a model with 360 degrees and define the angle for the area used with the aperture.
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