Get Your Backyard Party-Ready This Summer With These Fun Upgrades

Create the Perfect Outdoor Setting for Hosting Guests This Summer

Summer has always been a time for outdoor parties and barbeques, celebrations, fun, and adventure. This window of time is ideal for making memories spending time with family and friends, and catching up with loved ones. And there is no better place to create these memories than outdoors when the weather is nice. For homeowners looking to enjoy their lawns and gardens this summer, here are a few backyard upgrade ideas that’ll create the perfect exterior backdrop for those summer memories that won’t soon be forgotten. 

Outdoor Lighting 


Nothing is more crucial to creating the perfect outdoor space than installing exterior lighting. When it comes to exterior lights, there is a wide selection available to illuminate all the different types of outdoor spaces surrounding any home. Outdoor lights, in general, can be classified according to these purposes:

  • Safety: Safety lights can help deter criminals, such as flood lights, and improve how people safely navigate outdoors when it’s dark with pathway lights and step lights.
  • Landscape: Landscape lights accentuate backyard features like gardens, trees, or anything else homeowners want to accentuate when it’s dark. These include spotlights and uplighting.
  • Accent: These provide proper illumination and help set the mood and atmosphere. Examples of outdoor accent lights include fairy or string lights, lanterns, pendants, and wall lights or sconces.



It isn’t unheard of for power outages to occur at the peak of summer when heat waves seem endless, summer storms can occur, and homes often compete simultaneously for a limited power supply. Investing in a generator may be a good idea for those planning to hold a shindig at the height of summer heat. 

Generators work to automatically deliver power during an outage, allowing homeowners to continue operating their lights, appliances, and other electronic equipment. With a generator on standby, homeowners can keep their guests and themselves happy and comfortable without missing a beat. 

Pool or Hot Tub

Without a doubt, a pool or hot tub in a home’s backyard can be a focal point of any summer gathering, so homeowners looking to level up their summer party game may want to consider adding a pool or a hot tub to their home. Adding a pool or hot tub can also be a worthwhile investment as they add value to a home.

However, before enjoying all the fun and memories of having a pool or hot tub, homeowners must ensure that a professional electrician wires them and installs their lighting for safety and to meet current electrical codes and regulations. Only then can the fun begin, but when it does, the enjoyment that can be had will be endless!

About Trustworthy Electric 

Trustworthy Electric has nearly 30 years of experience serving Montgomery and the surrounding areas. They provide upfront pricing, on-time service, and financing. Call them today for outdoor lighting installation or pool and hot tub lighting and wiring in Montgomery, AL.