Outdoor lighting makes a difference

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Outdoor lighting.

Decorative Outdoor Lighting
Decorative Outdoor Lighting

As interior lighting can highlight the style and the uniqueness of a space, creating a distinctive feeling, so can outdoor lights give a different dimension and aesthetic, while also providing security.

Today, the wide variety of available outdoor light fixtures makes it relatively easy to find lights that match the style, decoration and architectural details of every home.

Along with the appropriate choice of light sources, one needs to cover the most common areas requiring functional lighting, such as sidewalks, entrances and reception areas.

Lighting in these areas can ensure optimal conditions for safe movement, which means the proper placement of light fixtures is very important.

Garden lighting
Garden lighting

Entrance lighting not only helps when unlocking a door at night, but also makes it easier for visitors to recognize your doorbell.

Lighting along an entryway or a terrace can prevent possible slipping, stumbling or falling.

Outdoor lighting around the house offers safety and comfort, with high-intensity lights acting as a theft deterrent.

There are also other outdoor areas around the home that can benefit from effective lighting.

Adding lights to a courtyard or terrace makes it easier to use them for barbecues or family gatherings.

Lights can highlight a garden or impart a more intense and dramatic effect to the liquid element.

Nautical outdoor bulkhead light
Nautical outdoor bulkhead light

Proper placement of light fixtures also gives a different dimension to small gardens.

There is a wide variety of outdoor light fixtures with different designs, sizes and types that can be paired to the area’s style.

At brass-light-fixtures.com, you can find wall-mounted, beam-mounted, pendant or landscape light fixtures, in any color and with a number of finishes.

Why choose a brass light fixture

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Brass Light Fixture. Why choose a brass light fixture

Why choose a brass light fixture

A brass light fixture made of hard brass is manufactured from either a solid piece of pure brass or from a brass sheet or tube.

Bulkhead lights, Garden lighting
Bulkhead lights, Garden lighting

If you live near the sea or the ocean, you wouldn’t want to purchase any type of outdoor lighting.

The salty sea air can oxidize and destroy fixtures made of cheaper materials, such as aluminum or iron. Only special outdoor light fixtures such as those made of solid brass are recommended for use near the sea.

These fixtures are the best suitable for coastal areas, as they can withstand the salty sea air.

It is no coincidence that these types of brass light fixtures are still used on ships, from which they have taken the name nautical lights.

Wall sconces. LED wall lighting fixtures
Wall sconces. LED wall lighting fixtures

In general, light fixtures made of brass have high mechanical strength and corrosion resistance.

Ideally, lights intended for outdoor use (gardens, terraces, courtyards, pathways and walkways) are made of hard brass and are fitted with thick glass so as to withstand even the harshest weather conditions.

Typically, these fixtures have ribbed glass which refracts the light and does not dazzle visitors.

Some models also have a safety net that protects the glass against potential impacts.

Outdoor lamps are sealed with a special gasket that protects its electric parts, such as the lamp, the lampholder and the wiring from rain, snow and dust.

Industrial style pendant light. LED pendant lights and decorative pendant lighting
Industrial style pendant light. Kitchen pendant lights

It should be noted that, over time, hard brass develops a beautiful natural patina on its surface, with a dark brown or green hue.

This gives the light fixture a charming appearance.

The patina, if required, can be easily removed with appropriate cleaning, which can return the fixture to its original state.

With proper care, a light fixture made of hard brass can preserve its original luster and beauty for many generations.

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