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Security Lighting To Intruders: Not Welcome Here

If security isn’t your primary reason for installing professional outdoor lighting at your home, maybe it should be. Removing the dark spots and shadowy hiding places from your property goes a long way toward repelling intruders. You could even consider security lighting as intruder repellent. Anyone thinking of attempting a break-in at night will avoid well-lit homes where neighbors could see and identify them.

What’s the difference between outdoor lighting and security lighting? They do overlap, of course. Not all outdoor lighting is security lighting. But a professional outdoor lighting designer with Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Raleigh can create a lighting plan that’s beautiful and improves security at your home.

Don’t imagine that we’re going to come out and aim a few spotlights at your house in hopes that the glare will deter crime. While the glare might deter crime, that’s all it would accomplish. When we install security lighting, we make sure we’re gently lighting the areas around your home and the nearby trees, bushes and flower beds. We look for dark spots and create the perfect lighting angles that illuminate the area without blinding anyone. Done right, outdoor lighting can add depth and texture to your yard at night, showing off its beauty with a glow that’s completely different than daylight. Our security lighting accomplishes all this plus provides security, too.

Residence with specialty lighting

Here’s our secret: several of our professional landscape lighting techniques double as security lighting. Through the use of moonlighting, accent lighting and focal point lighting, areas around your home that were dark will become visible and no longer offer hiding places.

If you’re concerned about large increases to your monthly electric bill, you’ll be glad to know that we work with high-quality, energy-efficient LED bulbs that use about 80% less energy than our previous halogen bulbs. If you already have outdoor lighting, be sure to ask us about retrofitting your current light fixtures to LED for monthly savings. Call us for the best-placed and most energy-efficient outdoor security lighting in Raleigh, NC.

To see how Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Raleigh can bring security to your home’s yard during the evening hours, call us today at (919) 769-6651 or email us at We look forward to hearing from you soon!