Is Modern Garden Lighting Intrusive?

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You may be concerned that having garden lights may cause an annoyance for your neighbors. However, obtrusive light only occurs when it is badly designed and incorrectly installed.

Still very popular in the U.K are high wattage flood lights which when badly positioned can cause huge problems. They are often used to illuminate a large area for security with a cold, white blinding light which can glare into bedrooms and can not only ruin a good nights sleep, but that of ...

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Garden Lighting and Security

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When it comes to your front and back gardens, it’s important you also consider the security aspect of garden lighting.

Traditionally we have always used floodlights with a PIR fitted (passive infrared sensor) as they detect movement and flood the area with light when something activates it. However, although very effective, if they are not installed correctly and not enough thought goes in to what and where they are lighting, they can actually have a very detrimental effect on the neighbours, wildlife and also create light ...

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