Install Outdoor Recessed Lighting In Block Wall
Outdoor recessed lighting – If you’re looking for a way to add some aesthetic excitement to an ordinary block wall, consider outdoor recessed lights. Not only will they help to illuminate dark paths and outdoor spaces, they also help to break up the profile of the wall by giving it a busier, less monolithic look. Cutting holes in a block wall can be intimidating for a beginner; but with the right tools, you can install recessed lights in an outdoor block wall with nothing to fear.
Select a block in the area where you want to install an outdoor recessed lighting. Insert a masonry bit into the chuck a hammer drill and tighten the chuck. Remove the masonry bit from the drill. Cut through the block face with the hole saw. Driving on a wire from the outdoor light controller to the hole in the block face. If you have access to the top of the wall, you can drop cable through the chambers of the blocks to the opening.
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Connect the wire to the recessed light fixture according to the light-manufacturer’s instructions. Most outdoor light has a terminal with clamps or screws, which makes connecting the wires easier. Tuck wires into the hole in the block face. Pushing recessed light fixture in the hole until the retaining ring around its face is flat against the block. Outdoor recessed lighting is held in place by friction. Install a trim cap, if included with the lamp. The concrete hole saw using a diamond coating to cut and polish the wall at the same time.