Residence Master’s Self-help Guide To Home Security Lighting

A very simple tactic for increasing your home’s defense is to use home security lighting to illuminate it. It is inexpensive, easy to install, and an extremely effective tool for deterring criminals. I wrote this article to help folks see the validity of the previous statement. In addition to this, I’ll give the homeowner some implementation tips for beefing up their lighting situation.

It is a well known fact that home security lighting is simply the least expensive method for securing a home. Bars on windows, security screen doors, alarm systems, and camera systems are all more expensive. As you may already know, a simple low cost set of window bars can cost you thirty dollars. Multiply this number by how many windows the average house has, and you can see how this can get expensive very quickly.

Security lighting doesn’t need to be an incredibly expensive endeavor. A person can start out by simply buying a few motion detectors for their entry ways and pathways. This will illuminate anybody that is trying to gain entry to your house. Since you probably already have some lighting setup at your house, you’ll just have to switch those lights to a motion detection system.

Another easy install method for adding security lighting would be to add solar lighting. Solar lights can be had for about two or three dollars each. While these lights aren’t incredibly bright, they do illuminate pathways and make it hard for muggers and rapists to hide on your property. You’ll find that the only thing you need to do with a pathway solar light is to stick it in the dirt.

The reason home security lighting is so effective is that it deters criminals from staying near your property. Vandals tend to like wandering around properties without being detected. They also want to have lots of time to get into your home without interference. Security lighting ruins a criminal’s plans and eliminates their ability to move about your property unseen.

Another reason lighting is so effective is that you can use lots of it without having to spend much money. This means that for the same price you would pay for one security screen door, you can illuminate your entire property. A security door would only protect one entryway, while the lighting would deter criminals from attempting to enter any areas of your home.

Also, home security lighting serves more than one purpose. The lighting can be used to enjoy your yard at night, find your keys easier, and keep you from tripping. Are there multiple reasons for having security bars strapped to your beautiful windows? You’ll get more value out of items that have more than one purpose in life.

Thank you for looking over this piece on enjoying and installing home security lighting that works. Read more about do it yourself home security at

Posted under Miscellaneous Content

This post was written by editor on November 26, 2011

Tags: , , ,

Leave a Comment

Name (required)

Email (required)



More Blog Post