Erika Pace Outdoor September 06th, 2018 - 19:35:30
Outdoor LED lantern light and this installs just the same. This almost every other outdoor light, but these are pretty cool because they're LED, so they use a lot less energy and it also has a photocell on the top. So it can turn off during the day, no matter what, but I have four lights on the wall that I'm going to replace in the box. You have the main unit that scrolls, because on the top, a mounting bracket and the cap first thing you can do - take the cap and screw it in and then use a Philips driver and unscrew these two screws on top and inside. You can take out these cardboard rings, that's just for shipping, so the glass doesn't crack.
If you're going to put on the metal scroll, you need to unscrew the nut and bolt here and use that insert the scroll into the loop and put the screw in there. You don't need the nut, so you can throw those away and that's it. That's all you have to do to assemble it to take the old ones off on this style. I have one nut that you undo you can pull out the wires and before you get into doing any of this, make sure that the power is off. You need to turn it off at the breaker, not just the light switch because you might be doing this safely with the light switch off, but somebody else might accidentally turn the light on when you're working on it.
And you don't want that to happen. So when you're doing stuff like this turn it off at the breaker, if you turn the caps counterclockwise, they come off and you can undo your wires. This kind of bracket is not the kind that the new light needs. You might have one that you can just leave, but I have to take this one out. Couple screws just come right off and you may have a box on yours, an electrical box, the builders and put one on here, here's the new bracket.
It has a swivel in your hardware bag. You have some machine screws can do to use those. If you had an electrical box behind yours, then tighten the center screws with your Phillips driver. Make sure that this piece is level that those two posts coming out. Those two screws coming out are level with each other.
If they're crooked, your lights, going to be crooked, this is going to go a lot easier if you have a ladder high enough to hold your light while you're connecting the wires. So you touch your new wire to the group. Now I have a lot of lights, so I have a lot of wires together here. You may just have one, but when you're connecting your new wires, it's always black to black white to white and ground to ground. The ground is the wire with no coating on it.