Lighting is a vital thing for any rental home. The style, amount, and quality of the light fixtures both inside and out can affect the success of your rental properties in Pasadena. Lighting may seem unimportant, but residents want to rent homes that are perfectly and efficiently lit. Comfortable lighting adds warmth to a rental home, sharpens security, and can even bring down utility bills. With the wide range of lighting options now available, it is very easy for property owners to find the ones that are suitable for their properties and residents.
When evaluating the varied lighting options for your rental property, the best place to get started is by only updating old or non-functional light fixtures. Cheap, broken, or otherwise ugly lighting fixtures can be discouraging for potential residents given that they may look at it as a cue that the owner does not care enough to implement important upgrades to the home on a regular basis. This is particularly true if there are any broken lights in the home. Residents need to know that every piece of the rental home is being maintained so that they feel comfortable enough to stay for years to come.
Apart from simple maintenance, there are many options in the area of energy efficient lighting. From LED lights to solar fixtures for the home’s exterior, the large range of styles and applications available make energy efficient lighting a great option for property owners. Pasadena residents will enjoy the lower utility bills, and owners can offer more safety for their rental homes. Decorative touches and efficient function are included in many of these efficient lighting fixtures.
In addition to the type of lighting fixtures, the placement and number of lighting fixtures is another important matter. Safety conscious residents may want more exterior lighting, especially over each entrance and in dark corners. For instance, adding a motion-sensor spotlight over the driveway, backyard, or other dark areas of the yard will help residents safer and give an energy efficient safety net for your investment. Other examples include creating countless layers of lighting in kitchens or larger rooms and installing ceiling fans in bedrooms. These small additions can provide an upgraded feel to the entire rental home.
While there are many options to choose from when it comes to lighting, the right strategy is to pick quality, simple fixtures that will increase the value to your investment over your initial cost. At Real Property Management Fairmate, we can help you find the right balance of quality and value in your lighting options and keep your rental properties updated and well-maintained. Please contact us online or call us at 626-691-9749 for more information about our property management services.
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