Outdoor lighting can quickly add to your homes curb appeal as well as increase security. Lit pathways and up-lighting of outdoor landscaping create an inviting atmosphere. Modern technology has greatly increased a homeowners options - from traditional hardwired lighting to solar powered LEDs or an combination of choices. Most DIYers can install and position the solar and plug in options while many tend leave more advanced installations to a professional electrician. LEDs can creates varied levels of lighting for a softer look in some sections and brighter lights along pathways. Additional smart home technology can be incorporated to control lighting features from any internet enabled devices.