You may not be aware that motion sensor lights can be used outside and inside a home. Well-positioned motion activated lights will greatly improve both outdoor and indoor security. In addition, the use of indoor motion lights can dramatically help save on utility bills by ensuring lighting is provided when most needed. The following will discuss other benefits and placements of motion sensor lights. Once you’ve decided on installation, consult with an experienced licensed electrician to obtain the best results for the project.
All of us can relate to having trouble locating the light switch in a dark room. Motion detector switches will make this trouble a distant memory. Motion sensors will detect movement within a space and automatically activate a light fixture. Imagine carrying two armfuls of groceries into a dark kitchen and lights instantly come on. Picture taking out the trash into a bin by the garage and a spotlight turns on.
Motion sensitive light will make the area they cover safer. It is common sense that there will be fewer accidents in spaces with adequate lighting. Areas of the home, such as garages, basements, and utility rooms, are typically filled with items that present hazards if not seen. Sensor switches that are strategically placed will decrease dangers like tripping or falling in dimly-lit areas.
Security is the primary benefit that homeowners derive from the installation of motion detector lights. The landscaping and architectural features of a property will provide areas for intruders to conceal themselves. However, motion sensor lights can get rid of these dark spots. As for a home’s interior, motion lighting may be utilized used similarly for the monitoring of visitors or alerting the homeowner to someone’s presence.
Common Installation Locations
A professional electrician with extensive motion sensor light installation experience will know the ideal locations that provide the proper mix of convenience, safety, and security. As they are miniature devices for the detection of infrared energy, sensors need to be positioned with care to secure the ideal field of vision and prevent accidental activations. Below are the most common installation locations:
- Entry Ways
- Obscured Areas
- Electrical Peace of Mind
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