The Benefits Of Installing Security Lighting At Your Home

When it comes to your home security one of the most cost-effective and efficient ways to provide this is through the installation of security lighting. Not only is it not highly expensive it is proven to deter potential burglars.

Of course, this time of year when the clocks have recently changed, and the nights have got darker there is no better time than installing lighting on the outside of your home. There are so many benefits for you and your family, take a look at some of them below.


There is nothing worse on a dark night when arriving home after a hard day at work you find yourself scrambling around trying to find your house key or tripping over something on your way up the driveaway. Outside security lighting is the solution to this.

Lighting up the external areas of your property will make it safer for you and your family. No more struggling in the dark and coming across potential trip hazards you cannot see. Whether it be security lighting or more decorative style lighting, both are effective in ensuring the outside of your home is safe for all.


It goes without saying that any property with security lighting is less likely to be approached by unwanted visitors. Security lighting suddenly turning on due to movement will frighten away people with wrong motives and also animals that you may not want around your home.

Property image

Well-installed lighting actually helps create a warm and welcoming environment to your home. The lighting maximises your presence on your street and promotes the image of your property.

We have all seen homes with external lighting that stands out amongst their neighbouring properties and really does look the part.

LED lights can save energy

If you choose to go with LED lighting on the outside of your property, then this can save energy and therefore money. However, the benefits don’t end there. LED lights can actually be even more presentable due to their coverage, and they last much longer than traditional light bulbs.

If you are considering having outside lighting installed at your home, it is well worth considering using LED lights.

Peace of mind

Over the darker and colder months, your home can act as your refuge. When in your home it is important you feel safe, secure, and protected. The simple installation of outside lighting can help achieve this. Knowing that your lighting is there to help protect your home and make it a safer environment for you and your family can give you peace of mind.


East Kent Electrical are professional electricians in Thanet. Working across Thanet, Broadstairs and Margate are electricians can discuss your outside and security lighting options. Contact us here to discuss how we can be of help.



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