In spring our thoughts turn to the outdoors. We love being outside on a lovely summer evening whether it is to have a barbecue with friends or to tend our lawns or flowerbeds. Luckily , paying attention to the outside of our homes is not only good for our souls but it is also beneficial to the value of our property so spending a little time and money on our outside area pays dividends in all ways.
To make the most of the summer evenings we could invest a small amount in an outdoor Patio Heater such as the CED PH2000PED from Edwardes Bros. Coming in at under £50 this is a mains powered Quartz Halogen heater with a 5metre cable meaning that you only pay for power when you actually use it, unlike the Gas powered ones where you have to buy the gas in advance and store it until you need it.
Another thing to think about is outdoor lighting. Wall lights are now popular to the outside of the house, especially in garden and decked areas and are available in IP65 weatherproof rating for permanent fixture. If you don’t know what that means it means you can fit them outside in the English weather and they will still work! The CED LSPOT1 from Edwardes is a stylish light to fit over a decked area and is useful in that it can be angled to light up whichever area you choose. The CED LSPOTDUAL, as it’s name suggests, the same type of light but with two spotlights offering even more versatility.
If you don’t want to go to the trouble of having spotlights wired to the outside of your house you could consider some low voltage garden lights. Edwardes once again offer suitable kits and the CED LEDSPK3K/BL/CG kit is a handy 3 light kit complete with mains transformer for under £50.
Whether you are looking to add some kerb appeal for selling your house or simply want to make your outside area more usable then outside lighting is a cost effective way to go about it.