Outside light fixtures – Outdoor lighting fixtures not only add a new dimension to outdoor home decoration, but also make the obvious: illuminate the exterior of your home. You can save time and money by wiring an outdoor light fixture yourself. Make sure the chosen device is for outdoor purposes. For new installations, measure the distance from the luminaries to the electrical panel (include traveling to the wall if applicable) to determine the amount of cable needed.
Locate the desired area for the installation of outside light fixtures. Hold the mounting plate on the outer surface and mark the center of the same on the surface. Drill a 1-inch hole in the center mark on the wall or on the surface of the head. Dial the area of the wall for the light switch. Raise in the attic (if applicable), the idea is to be able to power the electric three-wire cable through the hole of the lamp.
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Supply enough cable to reach the drilled hole more than 12 inches. Bend the wire against him as if he were feeding two wires to the light switch and feed down. A foot of the wall where the electrical panel. Wrap the cable end with duct tape and feed in the electrical panel. Return to the outside light fixtures installation area. Installing the appliance to the surface according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Repeat for the light switch. Replace the electrical box and remove the screws that hold the cover in place with a screwdriver. Install the switch according to the manufacturer’s instructions and then install the cover in place.