Recessed Lighting on Front Porch

Discussion in 'Landscape Lighting' started by clayslandscape, Oct 26, 2012.

  1. clayslandscape

    clayslandscape LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have a front porch that I am going to install recessed lighting and can not decide whether to use two or three... The front door and two other windows are right on the porch.

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  2. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
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    You cold either, just depends on how much light you want in that porch area.
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  3. Classic Lighting

    Classic Lighting LawnSite Senior Member
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    Have you checked with the local code inspector? Ask about LV wire inside a structure and proper electrical license.
     
  4. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Why would he use LV wire up there? I am sure he would use romex and 120v fixtures. (assuming here)
     
  5. clayslandscape

    clayslandscape LawnSite Senior Member
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    Correct
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  6. BeachysLawn

    BeachysLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
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    If you are not sure, install three on a dimmer switch. You can always dim three down to get the light of two but you can't brighten two to look like three.
     

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