Security Lights Buying Guide
Keep your home safe with the best security lights! Find out the latest features and technology in outdoor motion sensor lights and floodlights with our buying guide.
Choosing a Light Bulb
There are three things to consider when choosing a light bulb for your security lights: colour temperature, type, and efficiency.
- Colour Temperature: Following the Kelvin temperature scale, your best option is 5000K colour temperature. This colour temperature will illuminate the area in a bright white, perfect to scare off any intruders.
- Type: It is important to get outdoor graded light bulbs that can withstand inclement weather. There are many types of light bulbs to choose from, like dimmable for dusk to dawn lights, or floodlight bulbs for floodlight fixtures.
- Eco-Friendly: Look for floodlights that come in eco-friendly options like CFL, LED, and halogen.
Note: Most energy efficient light bulbs will not work with timed and motion sensors. A great alternative is to use a dimmer compatible light fixture.
Before installing any new lights make sure to discuss any wiring or other electric work with a licensed electrician.
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