Why You Should Bathe Your Landscape in Outdoor Lighting at Night

Why You Should Bathe Your Landscape in Outdoor Lighting at Night
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    Outdoor lighting is not one of the first things we think about when improving our home, but it's one of the best home improvements you can make.

    Your outdoor lighting doesn't have to be elaborate and expensive, just well planned. And if done right, it will also increase the value of your home.


There are many other benefits of outdoor lighting for your landscape and home. Would you like to entertain friends at night? A well lit yard will give you more space to do so. Does your climate give you the option to dine outside at night? You can do so with outdoor lighting.

The options for outdoor lighting are almost endless. Some of them are motion response lighting, photo sensors or timers. You can opt for wireless remote outdoor lighting or indoor/outdoor switches. Finally you choose to have steady outdoor lighting or lighting that is dimmable for certain occasions.

The two main benefits that outdoor lighting give you is safety and beauty for your landscape and home.

Personal Safety and Safety From Criminals

There are two ways that outdoor lighting increases your safety at night. One is that it protects you from yourself making blunders in the dark, and two is that it can deter criminals.

Greater visibility means that you are less likely to trip and fall in the dark on your porch, deck patio or dark garden path.

Outdoor lights can also eliminate any dark or shadowed areas where intruders may lurk. You can accomplish this kind of lighting by choosing the right lighting option, of which there are many, including incandescent lighting, halogen lighting, solar lighting, fluorescent lighting, and LED lighting.

Outdoor lighting will reduce the chances of your home being a target for criminals, and ensure that your guests arrive and leave your house in safety.

Beauty for Your Landscape and Home

Outdoor lighting doesn’t have to be expensive. Low budget lighting is elegant still.

General lighting or accent lighting can enhance any area of your yard, allowing you to draw attention to the best features of your landscape.

Outdoor lighting won’t just benefit your landscape; it will also benefit your home when highlighting your home’s architecture, giving it a more impressive appearance.

Maybe you also have a pretty statue that could be a focal point with your outdoor lighting. The possibilities are only limited by your landscape!


Don’t let your new beautiful landscape design fade into obscurity at night – invest in outdoor lighting so you can enjoy your house at night while keeping it safe from criminals.

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