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How to choose the right size outdoor lighting?

In this article we will tell you how to choose the right size outdoor lighting.

Tip 1

THE LIGHTS BY YOUR DOOR SHOULD BE ABOUT ONE-THIRD TO ONE-QUARTER THE SIZE OF YOUR DOOR AND TRIM. You can go bigger if your entryway is spacious and has a high ceiling. Choose a size that is 1/3 the size of your door. Try 1/4 the size of your door if you're in a smaller space. Mount the lights, if possible, 66 inches or more above the ground and at least 6 inches away from the door frame. 

How to choose the right size outdoor lighting?

Tip 2

LIGHTS BY YOUR GARAGE: The height of the lights by your garage should likewise be between 1/3 to 1/4 of it. Although they should not overshadow your doorway lights, these should undoubtedly make a statement. 

How to choose the right size outdoor lighting?

Tip 3

LIGHTS ABOVE YOUR GARAGE: Nevertheless, the intention is to illuminate the entire garage space, and the lights should shine both below and forth. An entry from a garage door is typically 8 feet wide. Depending on the shade pictured above, you might require 2 lights or a 20-inch shade to cover the space. We typically advise using 1/4 to 1/5 of the width of the door opening because the shade will direct the light. 

How to choose the right size outdoor lighting?

Additionally, they must be positioned in the middle, about 6 inches above the garage trim or door.

Tip 4

DRIVEWAY OR GARDEN LAMP POST LIGHTS: In relation to the mounting pole or fence post, this light should be around 1/4 that height. These are typically best positioned 5.5 to 6.5 feet from the ground to the bottom of the light fixture

How to choose the right size outdoor lighting?

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