Benefits of Outdoor Security Lighting Sydney Plumbers
With crime on the rise, it’s especially important to do what you can to protect your home and family from a home invasion. One of the simplest and most effective solutions is security lighting. Statistically speaking, when a home is well lit, thieves tend to pass it by and search for those in the dark. The reasons for this are obvious. With good lighting around your home, it will be very easy for your neighbours to notice if someone’s trying to break in. Thieves typically like working in the dark, where they won’t be noticed.
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There are a number of great options for outdoor lighting that you can choose from. With today’s technology, you can even control when your outdoor lights come on while you’re away from home or on vacation. This offers an added layer of security when you have to be away from home for several days or longer. When homes are dark and there’s no activity around in the daytime, this sends a signal to thieves that the owners are away and makes your home a prime target.
Types of Outdoor Security Lighting
Security lighting comes in many varieties and they all have their own specifications. Some lights offer motion sensors and only come on when someone steps within range. Others come on automatically and shine from dusk till dawn. If you are energy conscious and looking to save on the electric bill, then consider solar security lights. Fluorescent security lighting is also low-cost to run and use.
LED lights offer great security because of the bright white glow they give off. Many have a reflective intensifier that makes them even brighter.
Choosing the Right Security Lighting
The primary factor for those looking to install outdoor security lighting is a question of where you will be using the lights and why. If these are for your business, then motion-activated halogen floodlights might be a good choice. On the other hand, if you want to add to the curb appeal of your home, then you might choose something that highlights your landscaping and architecture, while providing utmost security at all entrances.
You can install path lights to illuminate walkways and the driveway and this adds an attractive feature to your home that’s practical and eye-catching. Be sure to take into consideration your neighbors. If you have homes close to yours, then you wouldn’t want an ultra-bright outdoor lighting system.
Lighting Options from Graham and Sons
Whether you have a lovely garden or backyard pool that you would like to illuminate, Graham and Sons offers exceptional services and low prices. When choosing a Sydney Plumber, it’s important to find a reputable firm that guarantees their work. If you ever have a problem or would like to make changes to your outdoor lighting, our technicians are just a phone call away. Call us today for a free estimate on outdoor security lighting.
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