Outdoor lighting can enhance the aesthetics and add dimension to a property; in addition, it’s also an integral aspect of an effective and efficient home security system. We at AllRound Electricals know that having the right type of security lighting installations minimises hiding spots, improves facial recognition and physical detection as well as enhances your sense of safety.

But this can happen only when the right types of security lighting fixtures are installed and the planning and placement is done in the right manner. The security lighting fixtures will also have to be integrated seamlessly with the landscape lighting installations.


Today there are a large number of security lighting options available on the market and when you are deciding which one will be best suited for your home, there are a number of different aspects you would have to take into account.

It is crucial you look for solutions that are approved for use in outdoor locations and damp and wet conditions. The best outdoor lighting fixtures will have a waterproof design that is able to withstand the elements. Some of the different varieties of security lights you can choose from include:

  • Floodlights – These are an ideal type of security lighting that spread light over a larger area and are best-suited for illuminating larger spaces. These fixtures come with 1/2/3 adjustable heads that provide you the type of lighting you need.

  • Pathway and walkway lighting – These are suitable for safely illuminating the most frequently walkways and pathways in the outdoor areas of your property. The additional benefit is that they also illuminate large trees and the architectural features and elements of your home.

  • Roadway luminaries – Roadway light fixtures are ideal for broader identification and illumination of your home.

  • Lamp post lights – These can be installed all along the driveway and pathways leading up to your main door. In fact, they are also a great addition to yard features such as decks and patios.

  • Surface-mounted lights – These fixtures can be used for lighting, decorative lighting and accent lighting for your home’s exterior spaces.