In the United States, a home burglary occurs every 13 seconds.
Residential burglaries account for nearly 70 percent of all burglary offenses but police solve less than 15 percent of the cases that get reported.
You may have invested in a "smart doorbell" or a more extensive security system. Even these may be less effective in deep darkness. Experienced criminals are not stupid and they know the range of the cameras and how to avoid them.
But they can’t avoid a well-installed lighting system. They won’t even try.
One of the main goals of landscape lighting is to make your home appear less attractive to criminals.
On a street where several homes are well lit on the outside and several are not, which do you think a burglar or intruder is most likely to consider as a target?