exterior-lighting

How to Design Your Outdoor Lighting

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 

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The Right Wiring Could Save Your Home

Your home’s safety is the utmost importance right?  Then don’t take a chance with faulty wiring that could possibly cause a fire.

If you have flickering lights, hear buzzing from an outlet or smell foul odor through your walls you more than likely have bad wiring.

According to Consumer Product Safety -” The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that electrical receptacles are involved in 5,300 fires every year, causing forty deaths and more than 100 consumer injuries.”

Don’t take that chance. Your home and family’s well being is important.

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