Outdoor and Landscape Lighting Adds Beauty and Safety to Your Home
When you add the proper outdoor lighting to your landscape, you beautify and enhance your property, while adding safety and security at the same time. At one time, just a single porch light left on might have done the trick for making you feel secure in your home, but these days modern lighting technology can make your home even safer while enhancing specific features of the house.
Outdoor and Landscape Lighting for Safety and Security
Using motion-sensor flood lights can give the entire family peace of mind when they return home in the evenings. Not only does the light help to keep intruders away, but it also acts as a flashlight, guiding them along the path to the door. You could also choose to have the pathway lit with LED lights, small garden lights, or bullet lamps. The lighting will help minimize the chances of getting an injury from tripping or falling while trying to maneuver through the dark.
If you put lighting systems on automated timers or automation sensors, this is a perfect opportunity to keep burglars from targeting your home. Also, by lighting foliage and shrubbery, you give them nowhere to hide.
Outdoor and Landscape Lighting to Beautify Your Home
To give your home added curb appeal, consider placing lights strategically throughout the landscape and exterior of your home. For example, if you add outdoor lighting that shines on archways, rounded areas, or unique architectural elements, it will increase your home’s curb appeal by giving it a warm ambiance.
When you work hard on your landscape by planting flowers, shrubbery, or other ornamental plants, it is nice to show the beauty of your yard day and night. Adding specific lighting to your plants can create a captivating and unique look for the evening.
Lastly, lighting your pathways creates a welcoming vibe for family and friends stopping by at night. When you light the outdoors of your home, you expand your living space giving you more usable square footage. Can you picture the ambiance of sitting around a fire pit with friends and family surrounded by your favorite plants and lit pathways? There is a lot to be said for enjoying your property during the serenity of night.
Another bonus of adding landscape lighting is that your property value will increase. So now, you have not only achieved better curb appeal but also invested in your home.
Let All-State Pest and Lawn lend a hand if you want to increase your curb appeal. Our landscape professionals can design and maintain the perfect landscape for your home. Contact us today to schedule an appointment at (901) 757-9111.