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Articles about Electrical Wiring: Outdoor Lighting



Outdoor Lighting and GFCI Protection

February 27, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How to Protect Outdoor Lighting Fixtures with a GFCI Outlet: I have installed a low voltage outdoor lighting system in my home. The instructions say to plug it into an outdoor GFCI socket, but I do not have one.


How To Fix Outdoor Light Problems

March 7, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How do I fix an outdoor light that is not working right? How to Repair Outdoor Light Problems, Typical Light Fixture Problems to Look for.


Wiring for an Outdoor Light and Outlet

July 12, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How to Wire an Outdoor GFCI Circuit for Outlets and Lighting: Install an outlet on a lamp post near the driveway: GFCI Wiring Connections for Outside Outlet and Lighting


How To Adjust Outdoor Flood Light Settings

November 24, 2014 by Dave Rongey

How to Change the Settings for a Motion Detector Light: The Flood Light Time Duration Switch Settings.


PVC Conduit and Electrical Wiring For Outdoor Lighting

March 12, 2014 by Dave Rongey

How to Install Wiring for Outdoor Lighting: Planning Circuits and Switch Wiring for Outdoor Lighting.


Installing Electrical Wiring For Post Lights

September 5, 2013 by Dave Rongey

How to Install and Troubleshoot Wiring For Outdoor Post Lights: Checking the Wiring, Connections to the GFI, Post Light Wiring.


Electrical Wiring for Post Lights

February 18, 2012 by Dave Rongey

Electrical Wiring and Fixture Checks for Post Lights: I have a post light that isn’t working. There is power coming through the post wires.


Outdoor Patio Low Voltage Lighting

August 25, 2011 by Dave Rongey

I have a paver patio with 3 foot columns and the patio has low voltage landscape lighting, the problem is I can’t find decent low voltage post type fixture…


Outdoor Lighting For The Home

August 26, 2011 by Dave Rongey

Wire or cable type normally used here to feed such an outside light or if it would be ok in electrical plastic or metal conduit…


Why Outdoor Flood Lights Go On and Off

August 26, 2011 by Dave Rongey

My outdoor flood light that is attached to the garage keep going off and on. It is on for about 10 minutes and off for about 20-30 minutes…


Electrical Question about Wiring an Outdoor Pole Light Fixture

July 3, 2010 by Dave Rongey

would be OK to use in-house wiring from the GFI to the light on the pole…


How do I install a fixture box for my outside light?

July 3, 2010 by Dave Rongey

There are a variety of fixture boxes that can be used for just about any wiring situation. If the 2×6 is directly at the desired location for the light fixture then…