Need help with 120 volt system....

Discussion in 'Landscape Lighting' started by GrassMonkey, Nov 21, 2006.

  1. GrassMonkey

    GrassMonkey LawnSite Member
    Posts: 20

    I don't do lighting but a customer asked me to replace several of his lights. They are beacon style lights mounted along the driveway and are the 120 volt type. Is there anything that I should know before attempting to replace these lights with new 120 volt lights? I figure that I would pull these out and hook the new ones in just the same away as they come up.

    Thanks in advance of any help.
     
  2. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,181

    :dizzy: ever hear of an electrician ? perhaps being licensed ? If you cant replace a simple line voltage fixture (or arnt licensed to) you shouldnt be touching electricity in the first place
     
  3. NightScenes

    NightScenes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,209

    Sub it out to a licensed electrician. This may save you your business. The really good thing about this is that you can make 15% mark up and don't have to do any labor.
     
  4. Mike & Lucia

    Mike & Lucia LawnSite Member
    Posts: 66

    Help your client a lot... suggest he replace with a professionally designed and installed low voltage lighting system. Then refer him to your favorite electrician to remove the crap he has.
     

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