Which light is best for porch? Generally LED light bulbs are best for a front porch, as they are the most energy efficient choice. ‘LEDs are the gold standard of outdoor lighting’, explains Kristen Monji from Birch + Basil. ‘You can buy a range of different options to suit the space,’ adds Kristen.
How do you light an outdoor porch? For covered patio spaces, you can go with outdoor pendants, flushmount ceiling fixtures or even recessed lighting. Make sure you select fixtures rated for the outdoors and put them on a dimmer so you can control the light output. When it comes to task lighting, though, crank that dimmer up.
What is the trend for outdoor lighting? Underlit Hardscapes
Underlighting hardscapes is a trend that results in lighting that is both attractive and functional. For example, underlighting the ledge of counters or under cabinets in outdoor kitchens provides task lighting while also improving your patio kitchen’s visual appeal.
Is it better to have porch light on or off? When you’re home at night. This is a good time to leave the porch light on. It alerts burglars to your presence, particularly if indoor lights are on too. The porch light also acts as a spotlight on the front door.