As a homeowner there are few things more important than keeping your home safe. Keeping areas around your house well-lit is a great way to ensure the comfort and security of your household. This is why many people are installing motion sensor lighting around their homes.
Motion sensor lighting is known to be an effective defense system for intruders around your home. Whether you are worried about vehicles being broken into, outdoor furniture or other items being taken from your porch, or worst of all–– a home break-in, motion sensor lighting gives the impression that there are active people inside your home even when your family is hundreds of miles away on vacation. Having a local electrician install security lighting is great for areas like your driveway, porch, patio, garage, and all point of entry into your home including front and back doors.
Have you ever worried about the safety of your family and possessions while away from your home? It’s easy to constantly worry about whether your home is protected from outsiders. To give your family even more piece of mind, install Bluetooth security cameras around your property so that checking on your home is one click away on a smartphone. It is even possible to have a security camera built into your doorbell so that when someone rings it, you are able to see who it is without even opening the door.
Motion sensor lighting has plenty of other benefits as well. The energy that is saved by not having to constantly keep on your lights can save your family a fortune on energy bills. These systems allow you to only use energy when it is necessary. If saving energy is something that interests you, you can even check out battery powered alternatives or powering your motion sensor lighting through the use of solar panels. Also, the lights are known to keep pests away. Varmint like raccoons and possums will stay away from a home that is well lit and appears to be active. For extra security, have an outdoor lighting installer add motion sensing lighting to your home.
If you are worried about you motion sensor lights being set off by minor activations, such as a tree limb blowing in the wind or a car driving by, you can adjust the distance range. For instance, if you are wanting to install motion sensor lighting in your driveway to protect your vehicles from intruders but are worried about them turning on and distracting every car that drives by your house, you can adjust the distance range to only pick up motion within your driveway. This will ensure motion on your property is picked up, but normal motion on the street is ignored.
There are plenty of benefits to outdoor motion sensor lighting for your family. The cost compared to having peace of mind knowing that your family is protected makes this purchase a no-brainer. Reach out to your local electrician today and ask how they can improve your home’s security by installing motion sensor lighting and security cameras.