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Post Cap Deck Lighting, photo by Aurora

Post Cap Deck Lighting, photo by Aurora

Here in St. Louis, the summer evening air cools off while the stars shine bright which creates a pleasant outdoor living environment.  So an easy way to make long summer days last even longer is with deck lighting.

When planning and designing your custom outdoor space, be sure to ask a contractor, like Archadeck, about a customized lighting plan for your deck, screened porch, gazebo or pavilion design.

With effective use of quality products with low-voltage and energy-efficient lights, Archadeck can create a serene atmosphere and safe outdoor setting so you can enjoy your outdoor space throughout the evening with lighting accents.

There are many choices and styles of unique accent lighting for outdoor spaces:

Deck Step Riser Lighting by Archadeck, St. Louis

Deck Step Riser Lights by Archadeck, St. Louis

Riser Lights illuminate stairs and are installed flush into the step risers to give-off a soft light so no one misses a step in the dark.

For a soft glow to accentuate the perimeter of your deck along the railings, choose Post Cap Lights.

Accent Lights that are mounted on deck walls or on deck posts have a ‘down light’ effect to provide extra visibility for stairs and walkways. Read the rest of this entry »

Outdoor living additions — decks, screened porches, gazebos, shade pergolas, patio enclosures, and outdoor rooms — are as important to homeowners today as are kitchens and living rooms.

Outdoor living spaces are a hot trend, soaring in popularity because they are an attractive, practical and economical way to expand a home’s livable square footage.  Accessorizing with deck or porch lighting extends the time you can spend enjoying your outdoor structure.

Take a moment and watch the slideshow below to see various lighting choices for outdoor living by Archadeck …

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Archadeck in St. Louis, Missouri offers a large assortment of lighting styles, sizes, colors, shapes and sources for our outdoor living projects.

Visit our website, or call 636.227.0800 to schedule a free onsite consultation and quote.

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Flared Stairs with Lighting by Archadeck, St. Louis

Flared Stairs with Lighting by Archadeck, St. Louis

No deck is complete until the deck stairs and railing are designed and built.

A well-built staircase with excellent design adds to the beauty and curb appeal of a home.

The stairs that lead into your home, to your backyard, or from one deck level to the next are crucial to a handsome and functional structure.

Stylish deck railings and stairs are often the focal point of the project and create a unique first impression of your property, adding appeal to the overall design too.

The type of deck plan you choose helps to determine certain elements of railing and stairs design.  For example… Read the rest of this entry »

Decks with Lighting, Archadeck

Wood Deck with Hot Tub and Lighting by Archadeck

It’s Friday evening out on the deck  in St. Louis… a time to wind down from a busy and stressful work week.

Most Americans are feeling the pinch of a tough economy these days and are embracing time at home for their weekend relaxation.

‘Staying in’ can be peaceful, economical and simple.

And a simple lifestyle is proving beneficial for the mind, body, soul.. and pocketbook!

So it’s not surprising that publications such as Realty Times and best-selling authors like Martha Baker, The Outdoor Living Room, write about today’s consumer looking outside their own doors for inspiration to create aesthetically pleasing and comfortable spaces:  decks, screened porches, gazebos.

Outdoor living spaces are “The”growing trend in St. Louis and St. Charles and have become just as important as kitchens and living rooms.  This is where ‘lighting’ comes in… Read the rest of this entry »


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