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Outdoor Lighting Installation Los Angeles CA

Local resource for outdoor lighting installation in Los Angeles. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to outdoor décor and porch lighting, as well as advice and content on outdoor lights.

Live Art Plantscapes Inc.
(310) 838-2000
3351 La Cienega Place
Los Angeles, CA
Services
Commercial Installation, Commercial Maintenance, Commercial Irrigation, Public Works, Lawns, Lighting, Tree Removal, Specialty Gardens, Water Effects, Special Effects, Interiors, Design, Drainage
Membership Organizations
California Landscape Contractors Association

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Gregory Davis & Associates
(310) 558-5544
8570 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA
Services
Residential Installation, Pools, Spas, Lawns, Fencing, Lighting, Tree Removal, Specialty Gardens, Patios, Concrete Work, Interiors, Design, Drainage
Membership Organizations
California Landscape Contractors Association

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American Electric
(310) 815-9190
Culver City, CA
Services
Outdoor Lighting, Electric Contractors, Electric Contractors Residential, Electric Panels & Switchboards, Lighting Consultants & Designers

R G Landscape Design Inc.
(310) 285-6756
P.O. Box 34699
Los Angeles, CA
Services
Residential Installation, Residential Maintenance, Residential Irrigation, Commercial Installation, Commercial Maintenance, Commercial Irrigation, Lawns, Fencing, Lighting, Tree Removal, Specialty Gardens, Water Effects, Patios, Concrete Work, Special Effects, Design, Drainage, Other
Membership Organizations
California Landscape Contractors Association

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Alavez Landscape Inc., Manuel
(310) 312-3624
2472 Amherst Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
Services
Residential Installation, Residential Maintenance, Residential Irrigation, Commercial Installation, Commercial Maintenance, Commercial Irrigation, Lawns, Fencing, Lighting, Tree Removal, Concrete Work, Pest Control, Drainage
Membership Organizations
California Landscape Contractors Association

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Floral Palace Landscape
(323) 299-3710
4830 S. Crenshaw Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
Services
Residential Installation, Residential Maintenance, Residential Irrigation, Commercial Installation, Commercial Maintenance, Commercial Irrigation, Will Bond A Project, Lawns, Fencing, Lighting, Tree Removal, Specialty Gardens, Patios, Concrete Work, Interiors, Design, Drainage, Other
Membership Organizations
California Landscape Contractors Association

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GreenArt Landscape Design Inc.
(323) 939-9281
8424 Santa Monica Boulevard, #A855
West Hollywood, CA
Services
Residential Installation, Residential Irrigation, Commercial Installation, Commercial Irrigation, Lawns, Lighting, Tree Removal, Water Effects, Design, Pest Control, Drainage
Membership Organizations
California Landscape Contractors Association

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Vandora Associates, Steven
(323) 851-9068
P.O. Box 10084
Beverly Hills, CA
Services
Residential Installation, Commercial Installation, Commercial Maintenance, Pools, Lawns, Lighting, Specialty Gardens, Patios, Concrete Work, Interiors, Design
Membership Organizations
California Landscape Contractors Association

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Sierra Landscapes
(310) 836-2377
4450 Elenda Street
Culver City, CA
Services
Residential Installation, Residential Maintenance, Residential Irrigation, Commercial Installation, Commercial Maintenance, Commercial Irrigation, Lawns, Fencing, Lighting, Specialty Gardens, Concrete Work, Design, Pest Control, Drainage, Other
Membership Organizations
California Landscape Contractors Association

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Contreras Landscape, Sergio
(310) 477-0586
2628 Military Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
Services
Residential Installation, Residential Maintenance, Residential Irrigation, Commercial Maintenance, Lawns, Lighting, Tree Removal, Specialty Gardens, Concrete Work, Drainage
Membership Organizations
California Landscape Contractors Association

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Outdoor Wiring : Electrical Online : Electrical Online

The primary consideration when working on outdoor wiring is to provide both mechanical protection (to prevent damaging the electrical installation and to protect you from accidental contact with live circuits), and to protect the installation from the elements, like rain, snow, and ice.

As with any electrical project, every precaution should be taken to protect yourself and others from electrical shock; the most important precaution being to never work on live circuits. Ensure that the power is off before working on any electrical circuit!

Refer to our safety fundamentals page on our website, and any other useful safe work practices resource at your disposal. Any and all outdoor wiring codes must be followed, permits obtained, and inspections performed as required.

There are two main categories that outdoor wiring installations could be classified as:

1. Functional:

To provide a safe amount of light to traffic areas such as stairwells, steps, sidewalks, gates, outdoor cooking facilities, etc.

Outdoor Lighting for Cooking Area

2. Decorative:

To illuminate and accent plants, trees, or shrubs, architectural features, artwork or pools and spas. Decorative lighting can also be functional.

Outdoor Landscape Functional Lighting

Cable and Conduit for Outdoor Wiring

For outdoor and underground wiring, you can use cable suitable for exposure to the elements such as NMWU-90, or direct burial cable of the appropriate rating, conduit (both metal, plastic, or liquid-tite flexible conduit) and wire, or a combination of both. It is important to check both national and local code rules for outdoor wiring installation requirements.

Ground Fault Circuit Protection for Outdoor Wiring

Ground fault circuit protection is required for most outdoor electrical circuits so again, check with the local electrical authority for the requirements for your particular outdoor wiring project.

All outdoor electrical fittings and device boxes must be rated for outdoor use, installed with supplied gaskets and appropriate entrance fittings.

Outdoor Box and Outdoor Fittings

Outdoor Switches

Switches used outdoors must be protected with weatherproof covers and gaskets to prevent exposure to the elements.

Outdoor Switch in Weatherproof Box and Cover

Outdoor Light Fixtures

All light fixtures installed outdoors must be rated for, and approved for outdoor installation, and all gaskets provided must be installed and maintained in good condition. Make sure that the bulbs are rated for outdoor use as well.

Outdoor Light Fixture

Receptacles

All receptacles and outlets must be rated for outdoor use and be fitted with the correct weatherproof cover plate and gaskets. Check your local jurisdiction for the specific requirements for weatherproof cover plates for receptacles.

Outdoor Receptacle and Cover Plate

The National Electrical Code mandates that all outdoor receptacles be fitted with an in use cover plate. These devices provide protection for the outlet even when a cord is plugged into the outlet and are available in many styles. Not all areas have adopted all of, or even parts of the N.E.C., so again, i...

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