Install Poles to Hang Outdoor String Lights
Lighting makes outdoor spaces feel inviting. Here's a simple, sturdy way to hang those pretty string lights you've been eyeing.
Just in time for bonfire season, we're here to help you create the best mood lighting for your next outdoor get-together. If you don't have already deck or porch posts to string outdoor lights, this minimally-invasive project was designed with you in mind. Long vertical poles secured with concrete footings are an easy way to support twinkling string lights and are sturdy enough to stay up for the whole season. A little carpentry work is all that's required, and this DIY project can be done in one day. See how we did it below, and check out our expert advice to get it right the first time.