Light up your Home!

Posted on November 17th, 2015 by John Foegley

Landscape Lighting can do more than just make your home more beautiful at night.  It can also improve the security around your home and make it safer to walk around outside after dark.

Landscape Lighting

Landscape Lighting

Darkness is a burglars best friend, so they’ll often decide to target a home simply because it looks dark and unoccupied when they drive by.    It’s much easier for them to carry out their criminal activities if passersby can’t see them.  On the other hand, criminals are more likely to bypass a home that is illuminated.   Strategically placed lights can make it more difficult for them to remain unseen.

 

Safety is another practical benefit of landscape lighting simply because you can see where your’re going. When it’s dark, tripping over that hose you forgot about or the toy left by a child is pretty easy.

Tree uplighting

Tree uplighting

The wonderful thing about landscape lighting is that lighting to improve security and safety can be done artistically, making your home more beautiful and welcoming to family and friends!

Professionally installed landscape lighting is also appreciated by potential buyers, so it can also increase the value of your home.

Modern Landscape Lighting systems feature long lasting LED bulbs which reduce maintenance and energy costs.  Some systems can even be controlled with your smart phone!

To learn more about Landscape Lighting, Contact Foegley Landscape today!