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Place some low voltage lights under the stairs handrails or bench seating for safety and for entertaining on your deck. If your house is well lit it is safer and more secure than a home that is not. When you illuminate steps pathways and driveways you can prevent accidents from occurring after dark. Motion detector lights are an excellent way to light up any hidden areas when people walk by. The photocells in these devices will turn on automatically at dusk and off at dawn; some will turn on only when someone walks by the fixture. This is a good security device even when you are away from home.
Mark the locations for your fixtures placing lights where they do the most good illuminating the space shining on the walks highlighting the plant material skimming across rock surfaces. Tour the site and look from different angles. Try to hide the fixtures when possible. Aim the light so it doesnt make glare and you cant see the light source. Professional lamp charts are available to help you select the right light source for the application and to see what wattage will provide the desired brightness and throw. Beam spread refers to the size of the pool of light and is measured on a chart at varying distances.
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Click or pierce-squeeze connectors can easily allow moisture into the wire. Moisture and corrosion are the enemies of electrical systems. A waterproof splice is necessary for all connections that will be placed underground. A soldered connection with a waterproof electrical connector is a primo connection. Make the connections at the transformer. Most consumer quality transformers have only one voltage tap. Professional and contractor grade transformers have multiple taps to that the optimum operational voltage can be achieved.
With no wiring installation is much cheaper than traditional lighting as no concrete or landscaping needs to be torn up and reset and there is no waiting for the utility company to connect the lights. There is also no aged wiring to replace years down the road. With no maintenance or utility bills municipalities and business owners can save thousands of dollars by implementing these solutions for lighting up public areas. Monument lighting for subdivisions. Solar panel powered lights can be installed on subdivision monuments and entrances located in more remote areas or on monuments placed in between lanes on a split lane road. This allows previously unlit signs to be illuminated increasing awareness and safety at road intersections.