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Joe's Back Door Lighting

Joe has made a common lighting mistake. Lights will only scare criminals from Joe's back door if there is someone around to see them breaking in. In Joe's case, not only do the criminals know they will be able to work unseen, the increased lighting makes it easier for them to see what they are doing. Unless Joe rethinks his back door lighting, a report of his service station's burglary could appear soon in the local newspaper.

Solve Joe's problem

    Joe may want to keep a low level of lighting in the back of his building to help him see out back after dark. He should make sure that any lights pointing at the back door are not bright enough to let anyone see clearly the locks, hinges, or other vulnerable parts of the door.

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