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October 16, 2017

Outdoor Lighting

by derekespeer

Adding outdoor lighting to your house can add appeal, as well as safety, to your home. You can dramatically change the landscape of your home with a lighting plan that accents the features of your house.

  • Start by walking your yard and paths around your home to find ideas of where lighting would be beneficial.
  • Above doorways and along dark sides of your home can benefit from lighting and discourage crime, making your neighborhood a safer place.
  • Walk through your neighborhood and take note of what type of lighting you are drawn to that your neighbors have on their homes.
  • When creating your plan, pick a focal point such as the main entrance or large trees.
  • Focus a light on your house numbers or go online to find numbers that are already backlit.
  • Make your lighting system low maintenance by connecting your lights to an indoor switch or set up on a timer.

Use these tips to start a rough sketch of your lighting plan today.

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