While I don't want to get into a theological debate as to what is better, light or darkness. Although, light is better from a safety perspective. The Bad Guys/Girls of the world don't like to be seen. That is why it is very important for you to have some good lighting on the exterior of your home. Even if you live in a condo or a town-home. It pays to have something that does not create a nuisance, but shows anyone that might be tempted, "Hey, someone lives here - this one is not the one you want, move along..."
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