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Security lighting not only helps you to brighten dark areas around or inside your property, but can help you feel safer too. It may seem cut and dry, but security lighting has more substance to the field than one would think. For instance, criminals can use the glare caused by improperly placed security lighting to help them in their crime. It makes a difference what type of lighting is installed at what location for purposes of video monitoring vs. just direct visual inspections by security personnel.

Security lighting also needs to be installed high off the ground so it cannot be vandalized by criminals... If it cannot be, it needs to be protected by wire mesh or other shielding.

Floodlights and vapour lights are examples of security lighting types. Some lights are activated by sensors, turning on only when an object moves around in the sensory field, and some can be set up to make a sound when activated. Most modern security lights have a photocell that makes the light turn on when it gets dark enough.

Outdoor security lighting is only useful at night time. However, it is an essential part of helping your property to stay safe, whether it’s a residential or commercial building.

You will want to place security lighting where it has the best effect. Most commonly they are placed:


  • At entrances and exits
  • Above parking areas
  • To illuminate signs
  • To highlight certain things like a tree or landscape design
  • Along streets and sidewalks

If you would like to learn more about security lighting installation and repair, just give us a call. Whether you choose track lighting, recessed lighting, or need some other electrical service, 27/7 Electrical is here for you. We hope to become your favorite electricians.

From beginning to end, our security lighting electricians at 24/7 Electric will assist you to add that extra lighting, repair your wiring, install other luxuries requiring additional wiring, or inspect and maintain your current systems.


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