Why You Should Invest in Outdoor Lighting

No one wants to live or look at a home that sits entirely in the dark at night. There are plenty of reasons why it’s necessary to invest in quality outdoor lighting that will brighten up your home and keep it beautiful and safe at all hours.  

Take a look at these crucial reasons why exterior lighting on your property is a home essential:

Security

A home in the dark is an attractive sight for potential burglars and criminals. Proper landscape lighting is an excellent deterrent to thieves who can hide and go unseen at night. Lights bring attention to the house and will make it easier for neighbors or passersby to catch any burglars in action. The homeowner will also have a better view of the home and property when arriving or leaving home at night. 

The security factor with outdoor lighting is also attractive to insurance companies, which can lead to lower prices and discounts for you.

Safety

Thanks to your outdoor lighting, there is also a decreased chance of you, your family, or visitors tripping or getting hurt because of increased visibility. Outdoor parties, events, or get-togethers at night can be very hazardous while you all maneuver and walk around the landscape while it’s dark, so proper lighting will do the trick to make your property less dangerous and eliminate that worry.

Beauty

When installed properly and thoughtfully, landscape lighting can help accentuate the best aspects of your home’s exterior, you want to show off. Your home will be more inviting, catch the eye of jealous neighbors, and bring you happiness every day when you return with expertly done lighting. Try using lights to line your driveways and walkways, point lights up into trees to illuminate the branches, and shine lights downward from up high on your home’s exteriors to show off your home’s beautiful architecture and manicured landscaping.

Value

No matter your home’s look or size, outdoor lighting will help accentuate all the positives and add style and dimension. With the increased safety, security, and beauty factors that come with adding lights, you’ll also be getting the benefit of a higher value to your home, which can come in handy when selling. Your house will have a sweet advantage over others, and you may even see a higher than expected bid if your lighting is done correctly.

When planning out the lighting for your property, you can look into installing 24/7 lights, timed lights, or motion sensor lights to get the full level of protection and appeal you are looking for.

Exterior Home Design in Fairfield County

If you need help maintaining and designing your home’s landscape, we’re here to help. The experts at Ambrosio Landscaping Solutions can exceed your expectations and ensure that your property is always looking and performing its best. Give us a call at (203) 762-5167 to learn more.

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