All lighting depending on their functionsis divided into technical and decorative. The first is used for lighting houses and buildings, which are used constantly. This includes the steps, wickets, paths to the house. They must be lighted up necessarily. Decorative lights for the dacha are used to decorate the garden. You can do without them, if you do not live there permanently, but the presence of lamps will give a special sophistication and attractiveness to landscape design. Will make your garden well maintained and safe.
Street lanterns for cottages come in different shapes and designs:
To start to be engaged in illumination of a site it is necessary first of all. Only then you can break the garden or flower beds, to plan a place for greenhouses and beds.
What you need to pay attention when choosing a flashlightfor the country? Of course, the material from which the lamp is made. It must be waterproof. Otherwise, a short circuit may occur during rain or snow. In addition, it is better to choose a lighting device to which dust does not adhere.
Further it is recommended to determine the incandescent lamp. Now any trucker is available different models: sodium, halogen, luminescent, LED.
Do not forget about the optimum height of the lantern. If you want to install it near the gate, then you'll need a lamp up to a meter and a half. In the same case, when there are many lanterns, there will be enough 30-centimeter constructions.
It would not hurt to decide on the color scheme. It will be better if it harmoniously fits into the landscape design.
And a little tip for the last: do not skimp on lighting. Cheap lights usually do not comply with safety regulations. Remember: the miser pays twice.