- August 25, 2023
Automated options are available on gas lanterns to ensure safe operation and in some cases improved energy efficiency.
Automatic Shut-Off Value
When installing The CopperSmith gas lanterns, we recommend using an Automatic Shut-Off Valve to safely shut off the flow of gas to the open flame burner if the flame is blown out. This feature is only available on CopperSmith gas lanterns.
The Electronic Igniter from Primo does not automatically shut off the flow of gas, but will light the flame after detecting it has been blown out. This feature is only available on Primo Gas Lanterns.
- July 17, 2023
Creative backyard lighting ideas can transform your outdoor space into an inviting and enchanting oasis. Whether you have a small patio or a lavish lawn, it deserves to be enjoyed even after dark. The right lighting concepts and fixtures add a completely different mood to your backyard by setting a scene for enjoyment or relaxation, adding a sense of mystery to vast spaces, highlighting landscape features, and accentuating architectural features of your home while providing safety lighting and improving navigation.
Here are some creative outdoor lighting ideas to help you create the perfect ambiance that you can enjoy on your own on a perfect starry evening or with company.
Create a Festive Atmosphere with String Lights
String lights are a popular and versatile option for adding a festive touch to your backyard. You might have already seen these lights at garden weddings, with small bulbs connected by a thin wire and strung along trees, fences, pergolas,
- August 01, 2022
The word “lantern” gives rise to thoughts of bygone eras, even for those who might not know about the deep history of lanterns. In the most general sense, the device is an encompassed source of light used for illumination. The enclosure was the most important part of this invention, ensuring that the light source would not be extinguished by wind or rain, and reducing the risk of fire if it were to spark or fall. Lanterns are typically constructed using a metal frame that creates four to eight sides with glass windows and a hook on top. Variations can include a round-shaped enclosure or windows made of plastic, paper, or tinplates with holes. The light source can be a candle, liquid oil with a wick, gas with a mantle, or electric.
- August 01, 2022
Is your front porch a little lackluster? Consider lighting it with lanterns. Returning to popularity, these light fixtures come in a slew of styles you’ll have to read (or, you know, see) to believe. If you want to make the best impression on your house guests, here’s our guide to picking the perfect style of lanterns for your front door.
Classic French: This is most likely what comes to mind when you think of outdoor lanterns. The bronze metal and curved, curling details are straight out of New Orleans. You can’t really go wrong with two of these classic pieces on your porch…but don’t make any decisions just yet.
Traditional: Don’t let “traditional” fool you into thinking these are boring or average. Traditional lanterns, typically beveled glass panels in timeless metal frames, have clean
- July 26, 2022
We are living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has been around for the better part of a year, and where there was once hope of things “returning to normal” more quickly, we are now understanding that it may be a while before life goes back to what it was. As a result, many of us have cabin fever, itching for some excitement and normalcy.
One of the best ways to help with these feelings is to get outdoors. Vitamin D, fresh air, and greenery all help to boost relaxation and happiness. It is also now one of the safest places we can be to gather together with neighbors and friends. With travel opportunities minimized and many of us working from home, why not take this time to spruce up our outdoor spaces? An inviting porch, patio, or garden expands our world and invites others in. A little outdoor magic might be just what the doctor ordered