Do I need uplighting at my wedding?

Do I need uplighting at my wedding?

Short answer: no. The only thing you need are a ring and a marriage license. You probably don't need uplighting. But if you're having a party, you may want to look into how lighting can drastically affect your event space.

How do I choose an outdoor light fixture for my house?

Picking the Right Size Outdoor Lights Your light should be approximately one-third the height of the door. Two fixtures flanking the front door? Your wall lights can be as little as 1/4 the height of the door. Go a bit larger if you have double front doors.

How bright should front door light be?

The recommended minimum wattage for a light fixture near your front door is a 60-watt bulb (or the equivalent for CFL or LED bulbs). ... If you want a brighter light, a 100- or 120-watt bulb will work well. A higher intensity bulb will illuminate a larger area.

Should your outdoor lights match?

Exterior fixtures do not have to match, so have fun mixing outdoor lighting for your front door, backyard, patio or even small balcony.

How do I choose a front door light?

Lights By Your Door: Your lights should be ⅓ to ¼ the size of your door and trim. If you have a grand entry way with a high ceiling you can go bigger. So, opt for ⅓ the size of your door. If you're in a tighter area, try ¼ the size of your door.

What are the lights outside the garage called?

Outdoor Wall Lighting

  • Outdoor Sconces.
  • Cylinder Lights.
  • Bulkhead Lights.
  • Dusk to Dawn.
  • Motion Sensing.
  • Shop Savings.

How do I protect my outdoor light fixture?

The best way to protect against these threats is to implement protections during installation, but there are a few things you can do if you've already installed your lights....

  1. Keep Bugs Away. ...
  2. Install Light Shields. ...
  3. Pick the Right Locations. ...
  4. Use Outdoor-Rated Fixtures & Bulbs. ...
  5. Prevent Theft. ...
  6. Include Surge Protectors.

Where should outdoor lights be placed in a house?

Entries: Place lights either to each side of a door or overhead at front, back, and side entry doors. Driveway: Low-voltage landscape lighting, which is typically easier to install and uses less energy than other systems, is a good option along a driveway.

How high should an outdoor light be mounted?

As a general rule of thumb, outdoor entryway lights should be positioned at eye level. More specifically, the center of the light source should measure 5.