Safety is a big topic today. Not only are we concerned about our personal safety but safety and security at home is an important factor as well.

There are many reasons why we include outdoor lighting around our home. One reason is to add beauty and highlight accents in our yard. The other reason is for increased security around your property.

Here are some tips for using solar security lighting at your home.

Tips for Using Outdoor Solar Security Lighting

Tips for Using Outdoor Solar Security Lighting

There is a fine line between having accented lighting and too much lighting outside. Too much lighting can draw additional attention to your home as would-be thieves might notice your house or see valuable belongings.

Accenting your landscaping and illuminating dark areas is a smart choice for both safety and security purposes. That is why motion sensor floodlights are a great addition to any outdoor lighting plan. The placement of these lights can make a big difference in the overall the security for your home.

Some of the places that these motion sensor floodlights would work perfectly would be:

  • In the driveway area –such as over the garage doors
  • Dark corners
  • Around the pool
  • Decks and patios
  • Side door entrances, such as the garage doors
  • Fence gates
  • Entryways
  • Stairways
  • Tips for Using Outdoor Solar Security Lighting

    All of these are a great placement for solar motion lights to increase the security around your home. Make sure when you are placing the lights that you are aware of how the sunlight will shine on the battery cell. A southern facing will give you the most sunshine overall.

    The solar motion security flood lights are a great option. The display a dim light until a motion is detected and then they cast a bright LED light, perfect for those dark areas and places that would-be thieve might hide.

    What areas of your home need additional lighting? Check out our long lasting 5 year motion activated solar light that will work perfectly for many areas in your landscaping lighting plan.