Orientation and a safe, trip-proof entry is assured with the appropriate lighting. Wall lamps or lamps recessed in the porch roof are optimal entrance lighting.
An attractively lighted front door enhances house and garden. It provides your guests with a bright welcome.
Driveways should be illuminated with recessed ground lighting of a high protection type (IP 65 or IP 67), which can bear loads up to 3,000 kilograms.
Information on the IP protection types and classes, such as their meaning and application can be found here.
Aside from the usual safety measures, versatile outdoor lighting around the front door is also a deterrent to unwelcome guests looking to break into a dark house.
Many perpetrators avoid well-lit homes and entry areas. Therefore, it is advantageous to illuminate paths to and surrounding your home.
To save energy and increase your comfort, lamps with motion detectors are recommended. LED lamps consume little energy and have a long life-span, going easy on both your purse and our environment.
Install your motion detectors high enough and out of reach, so that burglars cannot remove or damage them.
To achieve both optical and functional quality, there are other criteria to consider when selecting your lighting concept:
Footpaths and driveways