Exterior lighting is important for safety and security of your home. Beyond just the security the lighting will complement the look of your home during the evening/nightime hours.
Here are some ideas that will help you design the exterior lighting of your home.
1. Determine how many lights you’ll need for your yard.
2. Exterior entry lights should be at eye level and at least five feet above ground.
3. With entry lights in place. It’s important to remember the accent and ambient lighting, along walkways, highlighting plants of interest. You will create curb appeal.
4. Security lighting – for security and safety. These lights can be set for motion or dusk-to-dawn giving you the type of security you need day or night
Outdoor lighting in general must be water-proof and suitable for damp or wet locations