Colonial Outdoor Lighting

If you are wanting to create a warm and inviting entrance way, then you need to discover what colonial outdoor lighting fixtures can do for your home. Exterior house lighting has always made our homes safer and more secure, as well as adding a nice warm glowing beauty to the surrounding areas.

"Colonial Outdoor Lighting"

Colonial Outdoor Lighting by Cape May

I just discovered the wonderful outdoor lighting fixtures offered by some well established colonial style lighting companies. These companies have top notch, quality lighting products that will make your shopping quick and easy.

You will find that most lighting companies will specialize in a particular line of outdoor lighting fixtures. Some of them will also have other types of garden lights that will light up different areas of your entire landscape. They will range in prices as well as the materials that they are made of. They are beautiful fixtures that will delight you and your guests alike. I will give an overview of some types of colonial lighting fixtures that are offered and the types of finishes that you can expect to find.

"Kingston Colonial Outdoor Lighting"

Kingston Colonial Outdoor Lighting Collection

You will be able to choose from simple, modernized and transitional collections that don’t have a lot of ornamentation, but have clean lines instead. One good example of this is the Windgate Collection of fixtures.

The Kingston and Berkley collections seem to compliment varying types of architecture, while others such as the Cape May collection, has leaf ornamentation and scrolling arms.

Some fixtures come with an antique bronze finish, such as the Barclay collection. Other colonial outdoor lighting fixtures can be placed to one side of a door, or they can be placed on each side of the door creating a dramatic matched effect.

Most of these fixtures give off a generous amount of illumination and yet, each fixture creates a very exquisite style. Most of the fixtures have regular light bulbs, but you will also find a fluorescent fixture in the Hermitage Collection of Wall Lanterns.

"Brushed Nickel Colonial Outdoor Lighting"

Brushed Nickel Fixture

Finishes on Colonial Outdoor Lighting Fixtures

You will find bronze finishes, antique bronze, and solid brass finishes, as well as fancy scroll work that is cast aluminum with gold patina finishes. Also brushed nickel finishes, textured rust patina finish, a black finish, and polished brass.

These fixtures may also be referred to as light posts, lanterns, post lights, wall lantern, outdoor pendant, as well as outdoor lighting fixtures.

"New England Onion Light"

New England Onion Light

Companies Selling Colonial Outdoor Lights

Here is a list of only a few of the companies that sell this type of fixtures: Sea Gull Lighting, The Tin Bin, Troy Lighting, AJP. Coppersmith, and Bellacor. There are many others well worth noting too.

Some of the larger home stores also carry these fixtures, as well as many online stores and wholesale companies. You will surely be able to find some very unique and top of the line colonial outdoor lighting fixtures to adorn your home.

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