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Installing Low-Voltage Landscape Lighting

All 12v lighting systems are safe, but quality components and careful installation make the difference over the long haul

Landscape lighting can be an important element in a house’s design scheme, highlighting architectural features or providing illumination for walkway safety. California electrical contractor Clifford A. Popejoy shares his knowledge of the proper installation and layout of landscape lighting systems. One sidebar illustrates landscape lighting varieties, including path lights, accent lights, wall washers, well lights and deck and patio lights. Another sidebar explains how to overcome obstacles by using expansion joints in sidewalks or by boring under walkways with a tool called BorZit. Popejoy also offers a professional tips for troubleshooting landscape lighting systems.


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