Why should I use Marine grade outdoor lighting?
Homes that enjoy sea views have always had to brave the elements from storms and wind-blown sand to salt spray, because of these conditions lighting fixtures with a higher level of durability and special construction techniques are needed. Marine-grade outdoor lighting can be constructed of particular types of stainless steel view the Atlantis range from Saxby to keep an attractive shimmer with minimal oxidation or made of resin such as the Iesse from Fumagalli. Marine-grade outdoor wall lights can also be constructed of special powder-coated aluminium or marine copper, brass, and bronze which over time will develop an attractive patina. The general guideline is if you are living within 5 miles of the coastline, it is recommended to use marine-grade or lighting suitable for coastal areas.
The Find A Light range of marine grade lighting uses the right metals for harsh coastal conditions. Allowing your lighting to create beautiful outdoor illumination which accents your home, dock, or other locations where they will be installed. Our range includes simple up/down lighters, traditional lanterns, practical bulkheads, brick lights, ground lights, spike spots, bollard, and post lighting in various finishes and colours.
Do I need to maintain my outdoor lighting?
Whether you have outdoor lighting or marine-grade outdoor lighting some maintenance will be required! Please refer to the product manual for guidance. Even with the right metals and design, marine grade outdoor lighting benefits from some special care. Occasional spraying with some fresh water will help the finish on marine grade outdoor wall lights stay as it should be, and checking the mounting and seals will help the wiring and light source to remain in good shape.