Proper lighting can improve the safety and security of your yard. Pay particular attention to the outside lighting for your:

  • Garage and driveway.
  • All entrances to your home.
  • Steps and walkways.
  • Windows that are hidden by trees or shrubs.

To increase security, install motion detectors on flood lights. Lighting for steps and walks includes carriage lights and low voltage landscape lighting.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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