Written by Larry Cook

Work With a Licensed Electrician to Install Exterior Lighting

Exterior lighting has several purposes, including aesthetics, convenience, safety, and security. Although lighting fixtures can be purchased at DIY home improvement stores, they are not intended to have the service life of lighting that is professionally installed by a licensed electrician. Work done by an experienced professional will also meet code, keeping your property and family safe.

Importance of Qualified Professional

When you have an exterior lighting project, it is important to rely on a qualified electrician who has years of experience and a great reputation in your area. This professional will be able to help you select the ideal lighting for the exterior of your property.

An electrician will help you make the right choices that will result in effective exterior lighting that also beautifies your home or business. When planned well and installed properly, exterior lighting will raise the value of your property, while achieving the functionalities and purposes intended by the installation.

Benefits of Exterior Lighting

Exterior lighting can make your house or business look more attractive at night. Walkways can be lit to create an inviting pathway to your door. The architecture or landscaping of your property can also be highlighted. Lighting will also make walking outside your property much safer, while also discouraging intruders.

Commercial Lighting Requirements

Typically more complex than residential, commercial lighting will involve meeting code, complying with laws, and marketing your company. Businesses should rely on an electric contractor who is experienced in serving the needs of a business. Working with a professional will help prevent costly errors in wiring and other problems that may compromise safety and result in liability for property damage or injury. This professional can also install a security system featuring motion-activated lighting, decreasing the likelihood of criminal behavior. When properly designed, exterior lighting will also help make your business more attractive to potential customers.

Electrical Peace of Mind

Providing professional electricians since 1988 in Maryland, Cook Electric is the company you can rely on for all your electrical service needs, including:

• Commercial & Residential Electrical Installations
• Marina & Residential Pier Wiring
• Electrical Service & Repair
• Specialty Electrical Services

For knowledgeable, fair, honest, reliable, and conscientious service, call Cook Electric today at (410) 266-9040. We will be very glad to help you.