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Energy Efficient Lighting Options for Your Baytown Rental Property

Baytown Property Manager Placing Energy Efficient Lightbulbs in a Fixture

Lighting is an important element in any rental home. The quality, type, and quantity of the light fixtures, both inside and out, can directly contribute to the success of your rental properties in Baytown. This is because residents want to rent homes that are lit properly and efficiently, even though lighting might seem like an insignificant part of the home. Sufficient lighting provides a rental home with an appealing atmosphere, enhances security, and may even help lower utility bills. With a vast array of lighting options now available, it is easy for property owners to choose the ones that are great for their properties and residents.

When thinking about your rental property’s many lighting options, the best place to begin is by simply updating old or nonfunctional light fixtures. Inexpensive, broken, tacky, or otherwise unpleasant lighting fixtures can be a massive deterrent for prospective residents because they might believe it indicates that the owner is unwilling to do basic home upgrades on a regular basis. This is especially true when there are broken or nonfunctional lights in the home. Residents need to think that every part of the rental home is being inspected and maintained. This will reassure them, so they feel comfortable staying in the rental home long term.

There are increasing options in the area of energy efficient lighting other than basic maintenance. From LED lights to solar fixtures for the home’s exterior, the wide variety of styles and applications available make energy efficient lighting a good option for homeowners. Baytown residents are going to enjoy the lower utility bills, and owners can improve the safety of their rental homes. Decorative touches and efficient function are joined together in many of these efficient lighting fixtures.

Along with picking the best type of lighting for your needs, the placement and amount of lighting fixtures is another important consideration. Safety-conscious residents may want additional exterior lighting, mainly over each entrance and in dark areas of the yard. For instance, attaching a motion-sensor spotlight over the driveway, backyard, or other dark areas of the yard will help residents feel safe. It will also provide an energy efficient safety net for your investment. Other examples include creating numerous layers of lighting in kitchens or bigger rooms and adding ceiling fans to bedrooms. These small features can give an upgraded feel to the entire rental home.

While it might seem that there are endless options to choose from when it comes to lighting, the best strategy is to choose great, simple fixtures that will boost your investment’s value beyond the initial cost. At Real Property Management Prestige, we can help you find the right balance of quality and value in your lighting options and keep your rental properties up-to-date and well-maintained. Please contact us online or call us at 281-532-5455 for additional information about our property management services.

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