Material Guide

Deck Lighting

Deck lighting refers to the installation of lighting fixtures on a deck or patio area, with the purpose of enhancing visibility, safety, and aesthetics during nighttime.

Lighting Material

Deck Lighting

LED deck lights are a popular choice due to their energy efficiency, long lifespan, and versatility in terms of color and design options. Solar-powered deck lights are an environmentally friendly option that harnesses the power of the sun to illuminate the deck area.

Riser Lights

Decking riser lights are a great way to add ambiance and safety to your outdoor space. These lights are installed on the risers of your decking, illuminating the steps and creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Sconce Lights

These lights are specifically designed to be mounted on the walls of your deck, providing a soft and warm glow that can help to create a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to entertain guests or simply enjoy a quiet evening outside, decking sconce lights are an excellent choice.

Cap Lights

These lights are designed to fit on top of your deck posts, providing a soft glow that illuminates your deck and surrounding area. They come in a variety of styles and colors, so you can choose the perfect option to match your deck’s aesthetic.

Under Rail Lights

These lights are specifically designed to be installed underneath the railing of a deck, providing a subtle and elegant lighting solution. By illuminating the area below the deck, under rail lights create a warm and inviting ambiance, perfect for evening gatherings or simply enjoying the outdoors.

Lighting Material


Transformers for decking lighting are an essential component for any outdoor lighting system. These transformers are designed to convert high voltage electricity into low voltage electricity, which is necessary for safe and efficient lighting.

Value Transformer

These transformers are designed to provide efficient and reliable lighting for your decking area.

Value Plus Transformer

Whether you want to create a cozy ambiance or enhance the safety of your deck, these transformers offer a versatile solution. They are easy to install and compatible with various types of decking lights, allowing you to customize your outdoor lighting according to your preferences.

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Everything you need to know about the decking lighting.

If you are adding lights to the top of a deck, make sure that they are positioned over the center of a deck board and not directly over any joists.

The normal rule of thumb is to have 5 to 7 feet gap between two deck lights. 

Yes, we have options that allow smart phone connectivity to control your deck lighting.

 Yes, these lights take a AA 600mAh Rechargeable Battery.

Deck lighting is available in several styles. Lighting can be directly installed into the riser, on posts, or under rails that illuminate the steps. Either method works and looks great, so it’s really a matter of which type offers the look you want. 


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Value Decking Material

Our Basic Decking material is a durable and cost-effective option for your outdoor living space.

Value Plus Decking Material

Our Plus Decking material is a high quality composite option with low maintenance and enhanced durability

Premium Decking Material

Our Premium Decking material is crafted with the utmost precision and quality. Designed to withstand the test of time, it offers unparalleled durability, elegance, and functionality, making it the perfect choice for your outdoor living space.

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The most budget-friendly options suitable for those seeking the least expensive materials. 

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Moderately priced materials that strike a balance between affordability and quality. Customers can expect a wider range of options at this price level.


Higher-end materials that offer superior quality, durability, and visual appeal.


Top-of-the-line and materials associated with the highest quality, exceptional durability, and most expensive.