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Outdoor lighting does more than just add curb appeal. Exterior lighting with special security features helps keep your home and outdoor spaces safer and more secure.
Fixtures with motion sensors turn on or get brighter when motion is detected. Lights equipped with dusk-to-dawn operation turn on when the sun goes down thanks to light-sensitive photocells.
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Adam is a former copywriter for LampsPlus.com. After working in advertising and entertainment, Adam discovered an interest in lighting and design. He's drawn to outdoor and landscape lighting for creating charming and comfortable outdoor living spaces. He's also currently on a mission to install more dimmers and energy efficient bulbs at home.
I completely transformed my garden when I installed some rustic outdoor lighting. Only problem is I used one with a motion sensor, and for some reason it is ridiculously sensitive so every time a cat walks into our garden WOOOSH! there goes the high beams! :)
Thanks for the comment Mike!
Many outdoor lights with a motion sensor allow you to adjust settings like sensitivity and how long the light stays on once it's triggered. Check to see if you can turn down the sensitivity of yours.
If not, at least you always know when a critter is visiting your yard. There are lots of skunks in my neighborhood, and I could use the warning!