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Lighting: An Important Detail You May Have Forgotten

Posted on: January 27, 2021

When putting in a new deck or patio, there are a lot of things to consider (such as materials, cost, design, and features). Something you may not have thought about is putting in lighting as a part of the new build. Lighting is obviously extremely important for your outdoor spaces; not only does it add to the curb appeal, but it also adds safety and security to your space. If you need a deck builder in Fulton MD to install a deck and outdoor lighting, then the experts at Diamond Decks can do this for you.

More Benefits of Outdoor Lighting

By adding lighting, you increase the usefulness of your space and allow yourself and guests to be able to see more clearly in the dark. Lighting also adds safety to your outdoor spaces, decreasing the likelihood of someone falling on a walkway or staircase. Outdoor lighting adds security and can deter thieves or trespassers from entering your outdoor space or home. You can even install lights with motion detectors so you know when there is movement in your yard.

Outdoor Lighting Ideas

Deck stair lights are a great option to add on to a new deck build for safety reasons. They’re small lights that can add an elegant appearance while preventing falls. LED lights don’t have to be limited to the holidays. Consider hanging string lights around a nearby tree, around the outdoor kitchen cabinets, or around the umbrella in the middle of your table. If you have an outdoor cooking area, under-table lighting can be extremely helpful for when you’re cooking after the sun goes down.

Looking for A Deck Builder in Fulton MD?

Discover Diamond Decks! We’re a locally owned and operated contracting company with over 20 years of experience serving the greater Baltimore area. We offer a five-year labor warranty on our low maintenance deck work because we believe in creating quality results. We’re also a certified master deck builder through the North American Deck and Railing Association who promotes affordable, safe, and high-quality deck building. For more information about our services or to schedule a meeting with us to discuss your vision today, click here!

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  • "My wife and I are very pleased with our recent experience with Diamond Decks. Our interaction with everyone from the company was great from the schedulers on the phone to the men who did the work. William remained in close communication with us until the job was completed and we were satisfied. The deck itself is beautiful and of excellent quality. We will be recommending Diamond Decks to everyone we know. -Kev Mitchell, Piney Orchard, MD"
    Customer: Kevin and Winnie
    Address: Odenton, Maryland
    Date: 07/18/2017
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