Fools Gold: Outdoor Lights

Fools Gold: Outdoor Lights

Kristen Lubbe
Jul 6, 2010

When you're away from home, no matter how much fun you're having, the vulnerability of your home is hard to shut out. There are plenty of things to worry about, but the thing we find ourselves worrying about the most &mdash home invasions. We realized one of the best ways to deter break ins is by the use of automatic timer lights.

Whether you're using porch lights or motion-sensors, there are things you should know to have them operating in the most efficient and effective way. Many people don't realize that lights are in fact part of home security systems.

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What lights do you use when you're away from home?

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