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Installing Exterior Recessed Lights

Is it a good idea to install exterior recessed lights while a new home is being built? The Best Time to Install Exterior Recessed Lights.

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Electrical Question: Is it a good idea to install exterior recessed lights while a new home is being built?

This electrical wiring question came from Lily, in Milton, Canada.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Lily.

Installing Exterior Recessed Lights in a New Home

Application: Install Exterior Recessed Light Fixtures.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best Installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor or Certified Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Tool Pouch of Electrical Tools, and Voltage Tester, Fiberglass Ladder.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience working with electrical wiring, the number of lights that will be replaced or installed and access to the structure for the recessed light fixtures.
Precaution: Identify the lighting circuit or power source, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the electrical wiring and light fixture connections.
Notice: Installing additional electrical wiring for exterior recessed lighting should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

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