Total Home Security With Solar Security Lights

February 20, 2009 at 3:14 pm Leave a comment

Have you ever come home after sunset and had a difficult time navigating your walkway or sidewalk? Many people frequently experience this frustrating, and often dangerous, issue. Unlit walks and front doorways can allow someone to take a fall, but they can also expose the same person to a potential for crime.

Burglars and thieves often “scope” out neighborhoods looking for potential targets, and unlit porches and doorways offer great cover for their nasty business. Many homeowners, however, don’t have lighting because they don’t have any electrical source running to their yard or doorway. What’s the best solution to their problem? Solar security lights of course!

Advances in solar technology have produced many helpful lighting fixtures, and not all are plain and unattractive utilitarian options. There are gorgeous solar powered accent lights, heavy duty motion sensor solar powered lights and even path lights with built-in spotlights. A combination of such fixtures could easily make a lawn beautiful and safe.

For instance, a homeowner could line their sidewalk leading to the front door with low-key accent lights and then set a large path light on either side of the stairs leading to their porch or front door. These units could have adjustable spotlights that add brightness to the steps or to any areas of shadow where a burglar could lurk.

Additionally, the same homeowner could use solar powered motion sensor lights to be triggered by anyone approaching their garage doors, front door and even back and side doors into the home. Quite often such lights serve as an effective measure against burglars and wandering animals.

One of the best features to such a system is the tremendous financial savings available through the use of an entirely solar powered lighting design. The small and easy to install collector units for all of the lighting fixtures can be placed within a significant distance from the units they power. This allows the lights to be situated in the most strategic locations, regardless of the amount of sunlight that actually strikes them.

For the relatively low cost of the individual units and the small amount of time required in their installation, a homeowner could have an effective security measure surrounding their entire property. Additionally, solar powered lights can be installed both indoors and outdoors and this means that sheds, garages and backyards can also be outfitted with solar accent and motion sensor units as well.

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