recessed lighting how to install exterior outdoor recessed light fixtures on ...

by:EME LIGHTING     2019-10-16


















The protruding part of the roof is designed to protect walls and foundations from excess moisture and to protect windows and entrances from rain.Install a facia board between the outer wall of your home and the edge of the roof to hide the exposed raf Sub, thus forming a soffit.The space behind Soffit leads to the attic of your home, providing a great area for installing external outdoor embedded lighting to enhance the exterior of your home and add lighting to the dark areas, increase the safety of your home.Place recessed fixtures between windows, close to the corner of your home or an area where additional lighting is required at home.Track the embedded fixture template to the facia board of soffit where you intend to install external embedded lighting.When selecting the size of the modified recessed fixing device, select shallow, sixInch case to fit soffit or 4-Inch embedded housing.Also, take into account the waterproof lampshade you intend to install on the fixture to help determine the size of the housing you choose.Use a rotary tool with a multi-purpose cutting bit to pass through the trace line on the facia board.Follow the trace carefully to ensure your recessed fixtures are comfortably installed in soffit.From the first embedded lighting device in operation to the power supply, cut off a non-metallic cable with a length of 12/2.This is your power cord.Your power supply can be a light switch for external lighting of the entrance door, or an independent circuit installed in the main circuit breaker panel.Cut each recessed fixture into the extra cable length of the daisy chain.Daisy-Link the fixtures together and you can use a switch to turn on each recessed fixture.Add at least 1 feet of the cables to each measurement to allow wiring to connect.Power from the power supply to the first recessed lamp.From the first recessed light to each recessed light running along soffit, additional length cables are provided.Press tab to fix the lid on the junction box attached to the tail of the recessed clamp.Insert a flat-Place the screwdriver in the slot on the junction box and pry out 1/2-The knockout round.Thread inserted 1/2-Half inch NM connectorRound opening in inches.Fix the connector to the junction box by twisting 1/2-Inch lock nut on connector thread.In addition to the last fixture, repeat this process for each recessed fixture in the operation of the lighting.The last fixture should have only one knockout race that pried out of the junction box.Plug the cable from the power supply through one of the NM connectors in the first embedded fixed junction box.Insert the cable connecting the first fixture to the next fixture through the second connector.Use the Cable Ripper to remove 6 to 8 inch of the external insulation from each cable, revealing the bare copper, black and white wires inside.Using a set of peeling will be about 3/4-Insulating inches from black and white wires exposed to each cable.Connect two black wires from the NM cable to the black wire of the embedded lighting device inside the junction box.Use a twist-The wire connector that holds the wire together.From the white line of the NM cable and embedded lighting equipment, as well as the bare copper wire and green ground wire inside the box, repeat the same connection of the two white lines.Snap the embedded lighting patch cover back to the junction box.Tighten the screws that secure the NM cable to the wire connector in the box.Insert the tail of the retrofitted recessed lighting device into the hole cut in soffit.Use one hand to lean the lips of the recessed fixture against the facia on the sofa.Use a flat-The head screwdriver pushes the black label located on the inner wall of the recessed tank up until they are stuck in position and secure the recessed fixture on the sofa.Repeat the same wiring connection and installer for each additional embedded lighting device in soffit.Install a light bulb in each fixture.Refer to the list of bulbs inside your can that correspond to the canned and wind-proof decor of your choice.You have to use the right size and wattage bulbs or your lights may turn off, flash or cause a fire in a loop.Squeeze the recessed wind with the thumb and index finger to decorate the two wires of the butterfly spring on both sides.Insert two springs into the bracket inside the embedded fixture.Loosen the spring and push the trim plate onto the soffit facia board.Once the external outdoor embedded fixture is installed, connect the power cord to the power supply at the light switch or a new circuit inside the circuit breaker box.If you are not comfortable connecting it to the electricity at home, please contact a licensed electrician.
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