Around the Yard

How to Make Your Yard More Safe and Secure

By: Tricia Craven Worley

Proper lighting can improve the safety and security of your yard. Pay particular attention to the outside lighting for your:

  • Garage and driveway.
  • All entrances to your home.
  • Steps and walkways.
  • Windows that are hidden by trees or shrubs.

To increase security, install motion detectors on flood lights. Lighting for steps and walks includes carriage lights and low voltage landscape lighting.

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