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My Post Light has a Damaged Cable, Can I install Low Voltage Lighting

I have a post light with a damaged UF cable. Can I install low voltage lighting to the undamaged end of the UF wire the post light?

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Electrical Question: Can I install low voltage lighting to the undamaged end of the UF wire the post light?

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This electrical wiring question came from Lisa, a Homeowner in Ohio.

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Thanks for your electrical wiring question Lisa.

Damaged Wiring to a Pole Light

Application: Change the Wiring to a Pole Light.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or Certified Electrician.
Electrical Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester, and appropriate Safety Gear.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area.
Electrical Safety: Identify the electrical power source to the Pole Light, turn it OFF and Tag with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials: Electrical parts and materials for the Pole Light should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections: Installing or changing home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes as adopted in Ohio. A permit and inspections may also be required.

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