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Home Security Specialist in New Jersey

Home Security

Do you have ample outside lighting for safety and security reasons? Many people have dark corners and unlit areas surrounding their home making it attractive to burglars. Security lighting keeps you, your family and your property safe and leaves you with peace of mind when you cannot be there. Whether you choose to go with a simple light to illuminate a dark area on your property or a complex system that surrounds the perimeters, security lighting keeps accidents to a minimum all while deterring crime and improving the appearance and value of your home.

Picking a System

Security lighting comes in a variety of designs, is energy efficient and is reliable. There are many options including timers that will automatically turn your lights on, sensors which will activate when any motion is detected and lighting that illuminates from dusk till dawn.

Home security lighting includes but is not limited to:

  • Flood lights
  • Entryway lighting
  • Walkway lighting
  • Porch lighting
  • Motion detectors
  • Timers

Burglars fear lights. Their goal is to remain hidden and when a bright light suddenly appears on your property, their usual response is to run to remain undetected – hopefully without any of your things. You would be surprised how much difference the installation of one light could give your property. You can choose an outdoor motion light which is sure to surprisingly brighten any burglar's face or go with something more technological such as floodlights which fire up to 60 watts of light onto your property. They are energy-efficient, running off solar power, and can protect for up to 8 hours straight.

Cameras Deter Crime

Research has proven that the visibility of cameras alone reduces crime. It demonstrates that your home is being protected. When scouting out a neighborhood burglars will often be deterred by the sight of a camera and continue on to the next place. Homeowners who invest in a home security system are 40% less likely to be a victim of burglary.

Home security electrical services we provide including but are not limited to:

  • Home security system installation
  • Residential alarms
  • Fire alarms
  • Smoke alarms
  • Carbon monoxide alarms
  • Motion detectors
  • Security cameras
  • 24-hour monitoring

Having security cameras installed will also lower your insurance premium. Most insurance companies offer discounts for clients who have video security systems. You could save up to 20% in insurance costs by installing a security camera. The savings will help cover the cost of the system and combined with the peace of mind you will have, it will more than pay for itself.

Smoke Detectors

Having smoke detectors installed on every level of your home is essential to your safety. Often times fires start in basements and garages. It's important to remember these places. There are also hard-wired smoke alarms which offer strobe lights and vibrating devices for those who have hearing impairments. Battery operated smoke detectors are a decade-old technology and need to be updated. Local ordinances require homes to have hard wired smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. Your smoke alarms will be hard wired into your household wiring. Your alarms can also be connected so that they all alert at the same time in the instance of danger, giving its occupants valuable extra time to escape harm. At Light It Up Electric, we have professional electricians who will assess your needs. Call today so that you can sleep safely tonight.

What You Can Do to Prevent a Fire:

Have an Electrical Inspection: There is nothing better than having a professional electrician check out your system to ensure that everything is safe.

Use GFCI receptacles: GFCI's are specifically designed to detect any leakage in electricity and will shut down power to your receptacle to ensure your safety.

Do a visual inspection: Take the time to walk around your home and check that all electrical outlets and light switches are free of broken parts and cracks. If so, have them replaced or repaired immediately. It is also important to be sure to check for outlets and switches that may be hot to the touch as this also likely represents an electrical problem.

Check your power cords: Check all of your extension cords and power cords for signs of wear and fraying and immediately replace.

Are your outlets overloaded? Check that your outlets are not overloaded with too many power cords. The typical household outlet is rated to carry 15-20 amps of power. Overloading outlets can present both shock and fire hazards.


At Light It Up Electric, our trained electricians have experience with the installation of home security alarms and hard-wired smoke alarms. This advantage allows us to deliver real value to our clients with an unmatched quality. We always take pride in completing our jobs in a timely fashion and will get your home safe in no time.

We look forward to welcoming you as a client and becoming your preferred electrician with regards to your security needs as well as any additional electrical services you may require.

We Provide Home Security in the Following Areas:

Marlton, NJ | Moorestown, NJ | Mount Laurel, NJ | Voorhees, NJ | Willingboro, NJ | Cherry Hill, NJ | Haddonfield, NJ | Mullica Hill, NJ | Glassboro, NJ | Philadelphia, PA | Atco, NJ | Barrington, NJ | Barnegat, NJ

And more

Our Services

Natural Gas Generators | Generator | Portable Generators | Ceiling Fan | Recessed Lighting | GFCI Outlets | Switches | Smoke Detectors | Lighting | Chandelier and Light Lift Kits | Under Cabinet Lights | Dimmer | Hot Tub | Outdoor Lighting | Landscape Lighting | Electrical Panel Upgrades (100 to 200 amp) | Bathroom Lighting | Telecommunications | Home Security | Surge Protection | Disaster Recovery

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If you are in need of a New Jersey electrician for Home Security, please contact Light It Up Electric at 855-333-9354 or feel free to complete our online request form. Always keep in mind that we will beat any written estimate by 10%.