Shop and Compare Affordable Outdoor Chandeliers
One of the best ways that you can add a touch of elegance to any gazebo, patio, or sun room is by adding an outdoor chandelier. These light fixtures may all look expensive, but there’s no reason to break the bank for them. By searching online, you can find many very affordable deals, like the one on a Home Wellington outdoor chandelier. Not only are these lights affordable, they’re easy to install as well, making it a great DIY project for a weekend. In fact, there are so many affordable options out there that you may end up having trouble choosing between all of your options.
Picking the Right Outdoor Chandelier for You
The first step in picking out an outdoor chandelier is making sure that it actually IS an outdoor chandelier. This may seem self-explanatory, but it is in fact very easy to accidentally buy an indoor chandelier and install it outside creating a shock hazard because the two types of fixtures look remarkably similar. Make sure that any outside garden lights you use have an UL or IP rating that approves them for use in outdoor conditions.
Determine also that you will have a secure placement for your fixture and that you have adequate power supplies available. This is the cause of more refunds for chandeliers than anything else. Any chandelier that you hope to buy should be able to be supported by the fixture that you plan to install it in. If you’re looking at lighter fixtures, this won’t be a problem, but if you have your eyes set on a fifty pound wrought iron fixture, make sure that your gazebo can support the extra weight.
The availability of electricity is equally important. Unless you plan on installing solar outdoor chandelier lighting, you will need access to electricity in some form. Easier to install fixtures will be able to plug into an outlet, but some will require hard wiring to where you plan to hang them. Make sure that you have the expertise to do this if that is what the fixture requires.