Outdoor Lighting

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Outdoor ceiling fan
Installing an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

Keep the air moving on your covered patio.

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7 Outdoor Electrical Wiring Safety Tips

Always take safety precautions when doing electrical work.

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Creative Outdoor Lighting

Make your own beautiful ambient lights from common objects.

A well-kept home lit up at night.
Prevent Break-Ins With Exterior Lighting

4 tips to keep your house--and intruders--illuminated.

Solar lights in a yard.
Solar Lights Add Easy Functionality to Your Yard

Solar lights aren't as hard to install as you may think.

A lit up waterfall feature.
5 Things to Know About Pond Lighting

Pond lighting makes your backyard look more desirable by highlighting things like a waterfall.

A front porch with lights.
How to Keep Bugs Away from Porch Lights

Summer is great, but not the bugs that come along with it.

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Long Lasting Torch Oil for the Outdoors

Torch oil can be inexpensive and long-lasting.

Recessed lighting in a bedroom
How to Install Exterior Recessed Lighting

Exterior recessed lighting can add safety to your outdoor area.

A pole light during the day
Installing an Outdoor Pole Light

Installing an outdoor pole light can be a way to get functional lighting as well as ambience.

Porch lights.
How to Fix Porch Lights

They are usually placed in awkward to reach places.

A man conducting repairs on a set of security lights.
How to Repair a Motion Detector Light

Security lights need to work to be effective.

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7 Tips for Keeping Birds Off Your Porch Lights

Don't let your porch go to the birds with these easy and humane ways to keep them from your porch lights.

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How to Install a Motion Sensor Porch Light

The motion sensor porch light is not only good for security, but it is also a very convenient thing to have. It can also save you money on your electricity bills since you don’t have to leave a light on until you get back home. A reliable motion sensor light will automatically come on when you approach

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How to Replace a Motion Sensor Porch Light

A motion sensor porch light can be used to provide sufficient lighting to the porch and at the same time add security to that area. When the old fixture is no longer working, or you prefer to change it to a larger model, the process does not need to be done by a professional; it is an easy DIY project

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How to Replace a Hanging Porch Light

A hanging porch light provides an aesthetic boost to the exterior of the house. Having one or more hanging lights creates a visual effect similar to having lantern lights. You may want to replace the light when it has become damaged or when deciding to remodel the appearance of the porch. The replacement

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Installing Garden Pathway Light Pavers: 4 Tips

There is nothing more beautiful than having a pathway light in your garden. Pathway light makes the view more mesmerizing as it accentuates the pavers. When you are thinking of installing a garden pathway light paver, you will need to make sure the pathway is wide enough for at least two people to be

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Installing Low-Voltage Pathway Lighting: Mistakes to Avoid

Installing a low-voltage pathway lighting system is a great way to brighten up any walkway or area, and it is very easy to install. The installation process is a simple step by step procedure, but even so, many homeowners make some common errors that cause problems in the final effects of the lighting

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How to Replace Garden Path Lights

If you are looking to replace garden path lights, this article will guide you step by step. Garden path lights are both attractive as well as useful to the residents. They not only illuminate your pathway so that you won’t stumble on the moonless night but also make it possible to make use of your

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How to Space Driveway Paver Lights

The driveway paver lights serve many purposes for your house. These lights not only illuminate the driveway, but they also provide elegance to the exterior of your house and serve for safety and security. These lights are set in the drive way constructed by stone or brick pavers. In some cases, the lights

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How to Repair Solar Driveway Lights

You can save a good amount of money on your electric bills by using solar driveway lights. Take these proper steps to repair the solar lights on the exterior of your house. These solar lights have a few basic parts. There are solar cells connected in series mounted closest to the surface. Below the cells

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Installing Solar Pathway Lighting: Mistakes to Avoid

The use of solar pathway lighting has become extremely popular within the last few years. The reason behind this is because it saves on pollution and natural resource usage by harnessing the power of the sun. These light are very easy to install, and the task can usually be completed within a few hours.

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How to Maintain Pool Deck Paver Lights

Paver lights in your pool deck not only add aesthetic effects to your yard but also give sufficient lighting as you swim in your pool or just hang out on your deck. Paver lights, when strategically placed in your pool deck, can give it an ambiance of an island paradise at night. Therefore, it is a must

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How to Replace Pool Deck Paver Lights

Paver lights make pool decks magically romantic at night. These lights not only add aesthetic beauty to your pool deck, but also incorporate safety. Paver lights give illumination to your every step in your pool deck at night. You would not want to slip or trip on a wet pool deck because you cannot see

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How to Set a Light Timer

Timers can be great for creating an energy-efficient home.

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4 Tips for Installing an Outdoor Flood Light

An outdoor flood light is a matter of providing security not just you or your family but also for visitors.

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9 Benefits to Low Voltage Lights

Low voltage lights are energy efficient lights powered by 30-volts of electricity or less. This innovative

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Exterior Light Installation Explained

Read this article for information on installing exterior lights.

A porch light.
Installing Porch Lights

Installing porch lights requires electrical knowledge.

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Low Voltage Lighting Q and A

What is low voltage lighting and how does it work?

A yard with lit up trees and bushes.
Outdoor Nightscaping Inspiration

Nightscaping creates the perfect outdoor oasis.

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How to Install an Exterior Light Fixture Box

A fixture box is the housing unit for an electrical device.

A modern house sits on a hill in twilight.
How to Install Exterior Motion Sensor Lights

Save money on your energy bill with motion sensor lights.

A motion sensor light shows the outline of a hooded figure with a crowbar.
The Best Spots for Motion Sensor Lights

Motion sensor lights are a great way to deter intruders.

A motion sensor light.
5 Benefits to LED Motion Sensor Lights

Motion sensors can offer greater security.

A low voltage lighting transformer on a white background.
How to Test a Low-Voltage Lighting Transformer

Begin by switching off the power supply that serves it.

Solar lights.
Comparison: Hard-Wired Electric vs Solar Powered Lighting

Solar landscape lighting is gaining popularity as more people become environmentally aware.

A lamp post against a green lawn.
Replace an Outdoor Lamp Post in 5 Steps

Replacing your lamp post is a breeze with these 5 steps.

Solar lights on a garden pathway.
How to Clean Solar Garden Lights

Solar garden lights keep your garden alight during the night

A security flood light installed outside of a home.
How to Wire an Outdoor Flood Light

A new flood light can make the outside of your home a little safer at night.

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How to Install a Timer Switch in Outdoor Lighting

Installing a timer switch for outdoor lighting can be easy.

A low-voltage lighting transformer.
Troubleshooting a Low-Voltage Lighting Transformer

Lighting issues? Try these troubleshooting tips.

Outdoor solar lights.
Troubleshooting Outdoor Solar Lights

Outdoor solar lights can provide free lighting.