Make Sure Your Outdoor Lighting Fixture Is Safe
Installing Approved Outdoor Light Fixtures to Avoid Potential Problems© By: Dave Rongey
Considerations When Installing Outdoor Light Fixtures
Background: Vicki, a Homeowner from Orlando, FL
[ad#block]Question: I want to hang a chandelier on my lanai.
- Does it have to be rated for outdoor use or will any chandelier work?
Thanks for your electrical question Vicki.
Installing Outdoor Light Fixtures
- Vicki, if the lanai area is considered outdoor then the light fixture should be rated for outdoor use as well as all the electric wiring and components.
I have provided the following links that lead to fully detailed information on this website that will assist you with your electrical question:
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