A well-lit home exterior helps prevent stair trips and walkway stumbles in the night – and also discourages potential intruders.
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Adding electricity outside your house amps up the need to make sure it is super safe. Projects like adding exterior lighting can make a dramatic difference in a home’s curb appeal, play up a homes’ best features, set a mood and helping to define outdoor spaces. Security lighting should also be part of an exterior lightscape, and is a wise addition to your home safety plan.
In this section, learn how to plan outside electrical circuits as well as exterior lighting that both enhances and protects your home. Get ideas for exterior lighting and electricity projects you can do yourself, and find out when it’s best to hire a professional lighting designer and electrician for your exterior electric needs.