How Landscape Lighting Can Keep Your Home Safe

Proper lighting does not just save people from slipping and falling on the steps. It can actual be a deterrent to crime. Criminals, in general, do not want to get caught. So they pick places with poor lighting and a lot of shadows if they want to break in or commit a crime. If properly installed, Atlanta Landscape Lighting will make burglars go looking for darker pastures.

What is the difference between professionally installed Atlanta Landscape Lighting and a do-it-yourself lighting kit?

Everyone wants to save money but sometimes the results are not worth the savings. Light kits are good for temporary situations but they are not a viable choice for the long haul. The main problem is how to power them. You can purchase solar powered kits but they do not give off much light. If you decide to use a kit that feeds off your house then you will either need electrical training or you will have to hire an electrician. Kits are often of inferior quality and they usually have a certain uniform look to them.

Quality Atlanta Landscape Lighting can be made out of:

  • Copper
  • Aluminum
  • Bronze
  • Brass
  • Steel

They need to be diverse because the purpose of Atlanta Landscape Lighting is not just illumination. They need to melt into the background so they are not noticeable during the daylight hours. When you see well done landscape lighting installation, it looks like it’s a part of the environment. Your eye is drawn to what it is illuminating instead of to the source of the light.

It can be used to:

  • Simulate moonlight filtering down through the trees.
  • Throw shadows of plants and flowers onto the wall to create interesting visuals.
  • Accentuate landscaping elements by drawing your eye to them at night.

Properly installed and well placed landscape lighting is beneficial for a number of reasons. Not only does it look great, but it can keep your home safe after the sun goes down.  Call Georgia Landscape Lighting a call today for your free quote and to schedule an appointment.