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Landscape Lighting: Celebrating the Security Benefits

May 28, 2024 | Landscape Lighting

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Landscape lighting is well-known for its aesthetic appeal: it enhances the beauty of your home’s exterior and boosts its value. But the advantages don’t stop there; read on to discover even more benefits of landscape lighting.

Let’s face it: feeling safe in today’s world is complicated.  We must remain vigilant at all times to ensure our safety. That’s why adequate lighting is essential. It’s important to embrace the concept of utilizing everything around us as a tool for security.

Ladies and gentlemen, we are introducing landscape lighting as the perfect security feature. 

When we think about home security, alarm systems and surveillance cameras might come to mind first. However, an often overlooked yet effective security measure is landscape lighting. It makes the exterior of your home beautiful but also has the added benefit of making your home safer. 

A well-lit exterior is a significant deterrent to thieves who operate at night. Illuminating dark corners and entryways reduces the risk of unwanted visitors. The strategic placement of lights around pathways, windows, and doors ensures no shadowy areas for intruders to hide, making your home a less appealing target.

Another security benefit of landscape lighting is the guidance it provides to residents and visitors, ensuring safe passage into and out of the home. This visibility prevents accidents and complements other security systems like cameras. Modern security cameras perform better with good lighting, enhancing image quality and accuracy in real-time and recorded footage, allowing for better identification and assessment of threats or unusual activities.

Aside from the practical security benefits, landscape lighting contributes to a sense of safety and comfort. A well-lit landscape provides psychological ease, making you feel secure when looking into your yard at night. 

How many of you have seen on the news the wildlife that comes visiting at night? Bears, cougars, mountain lions, and coyotes—your landscape lighting can alert you to which critters are visiting you since everything is well-lit. No surprises!

Last but not least, technological advancements allow the lighting to integrate with smart home security systems. You can control lights remotely, set schedules, and even sync lights with motion sensors to alert you of any movement around your property. This integration amplifies your home’s security, making it proactive and responsive to potential threats.  

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