How-to Tips on Security Lighting.
TOM: Would you like to make sure your home is protected even when you’re not there? Dependable, efficient outdoor security lighting can help. Hi, I’m Tom Kraeutler.
LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete with today’s Money Pit Home Improvement Minute.
TOM: Security lighting is a must for protecting home and family but even if you’ve already got fixtures strategically installed, there’s always room for more efficiency.
LESLIE: Start by replacing standard incandescent light bulbs with LED models. They’ll last so many years longer and they use just a fraction of the energy your old bulbs did.
TOM: Make sure security lighting is equipped with motion sensors to not only scare off intruders but also to save energy – shedding light only when it’s needed.
LESLIE: And by adding timers, you can increase the efficiency of all kinds of outdoor lighting from security floodlights to the more decorative fixtures. I’m Leslie Segrete.
TOM: And I’m Tom Kraeutler. For more Money Pit Home Improvement Tips, visit moneypit.com.