There are quite a few methods you can work on increasing your home's security as a first time homeowner. One of the simplest ways however includes a very easy solution that will help keep would-be burglars away from it. You can always hire a professional electrician to get it done, but there is really no need as long as you've had at least minimal experience with electrical work. You should consider one thing however before you proceed, you should keep a few things in mind, such as the fact that this will mean you can install the lights in locations where you already have lights.
Fred Sweezer Sr
Certified Home Inspector
Certified HUD 203K Consultant S0712
FHA Compliance Inspector T477