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Outdoor Home Security Lighting

 

 

 

In this post we will look at Best Home Security Lighting Systems for your home.  You can choose which style will work best in your situation. We will look at each fixture's specifications and qualities and let you decide.

All of these lights meet the guidelines for wet locations.  This means that they can have water drip, splash, or flow on them, but not stand in water.  It does not need to be mounted under an overhang to keep out of the weather.

 


Outdoor Home Security Lighting-Progress P5212

Progress Lighting P5212 Par

 

This is a basic two lamp fixture that will cover a lot of areas.  It can be positioned so the lamps can be pointed around two sides if mounted at the corner of a structure,  Can be mounted on the wall or underhang area.

It comes with five 1/2 inch plug holes for mounting the fixtures or a controller.  Hoods shown in some pictures are not sold with the fixture.

Features

Holds two light bulbs medium base (not included)

Has mounting points for a motion detector or light sensor (not included)

Has all hardware for mounting on the electric box

Heads swivel for more area coverage

Hoods for this fixture can be ordered separately

Outdoor Home Security Lighting-Craftmade 24R-63

Craftmade 24R-63

 

The fixture comes with the hoods.  Has center 1/2 inch mounting hole for the light controller. Mounts on the wall or in the soffit area pointing down. It has the best style of the two bulb lighting fixtures.

Features

Holds two light bulbs 2-Bi-Pin 75 watts (included)

Has mounting points for a motion detector or light sensor

Has all hardware for mounting on the electric box

Heads can be adjusted for direction

Outdoor Home Security Lighting-Sea Gull 8339

Sea Gull Lighting 8339 Outdoor Bullet Wall Light

 

Nice modern style light.  Fixed on the wall and will only shine down.  Takes a regular base bulb, can use a new CFL bulb that is dimmable and change the mood of the area.

Must use a wall switch or remote sensor to control the light.

Features

Single light bulb Medium base BR-40 120-watt max (not included)

Only directs light down

Modern style for the decorative look

Is Dark Sky Compliant

Outdoor Home Security Lighting-Kichler 49081

Kichler 49081 Beach Light 5 inch

 

Very modern design for a contemporary look.  Light is stationary, does not adjust angle.  Mounts on the wall on a standard square box.

Can use a CFL bulb that can be dimmed with a switch.  Must use a wall switch or remote sensor to control light.

Features

Single light bulb Medium base 60-watt max (not included)

Contemporary styling

Only directs light downward

Is Dark Sky Compliant

Outdoor Home Security Lighting-Sea Gull 8339

Sea Gull lighting 8339

Sea Gull Lighting 86051B  Wall Light 9 inch

 

More industrial of all of the lights in this article.  If you are looking for the most light for a big area this is the light that you will need.  This is the type of fixture that is used in parking areas to give the best security.  Need remote control for lighting needs.

Features

Single high-pressure sodium bulb(included)

Easy to change but expensive bulbs

Industrial type of lighting

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Conclusion

 

When looking for the right home security lighting systems for you, these five lights will give you some ideas what to look for.  Each light will have some advantages in each situation if it is a soft mood you are looking for or an outright floodlight for a parking area.

As always if you are not comfortable with installing electric items, please consult with an electrician before you start.

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