Increased Curb Appeal and Home Value
At night, landscape lighting it can accentuate the best features of your property and disguised less appealing aspects. It can make a yard and home look more valuable and produce a safe, inviting feeling.Outdoor lighting goes a long way toward charming potential buyers and creating a good first impression. This is often the deciding factor in how quickly a house sells.
In a large and extensive study by the University of Chicago Crime Lab (2017), randomized housing was chosen for the installation of outdoor lighting. Many of these houses were in areas where crime rates were high.
After six months, the lab concluded that nighttime criminal activity was reduced significantly. Assault, homicide, and weapons crimes dropped 12%, felony crimes 30%, and index crimes by 39%. Installing landscape lighting can keep your home and family safe from unwanted intruders.