How do I use existing electrical wiring for new deck lights?
Install a Flood Light on a Deck: How to use an existing power supply.
Flood Light on a Deck
Background: Bill, a Handyman from Pittsburgh, PA.
Question: I want to install a flood light on my deck. I have a 200amp service there is a double 30 amp breakers on this 10 gauge wire not used coming up to the deck I had installed for a pool heater, but changed my mind on that so I have this wire coming out taped and rolled up not in use. Advise me how to install a 15 amp on off switch to control flood lite operation can I use current setup ?
Thanks for your electrical question Bill.
Install a Flood Light on a Deck
How to use an Existing Power Supply by Converting the Circuit to a Sub Panel
- The 30 amp circuit could be converted to a 15 amp 120 volt circuit or a 30 amp sub-panel could be installed where a 15 amp 120volt circuit could be fed out to the deck light switch and fixture using surface conduit.
- Keep in mind that weather proof materials must be used. You will find all the wiring diagrams and resources necessary to assist you here in the website.
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