Whether you want an outdoor light as an aesthetic feature or to improve your security, there are a few things to consider before you install one. You need to keep the local building and electrical codes in mind and make sure you have enough space to mount the fixture. You also need to find a power source to tap into.
Since the installation of an outdoor light involves working with electricity and your home’s wiring, it’s best to get a Part P qualified electrician to help you. They’ll do the work safely and in line with the latest regulations.
Your electrician will check if the mounting height and location correspond with the local building and electrical codes. They’ll switch off the main power and isolate the circuit. They’ll feed the cable through, connect it to the right terminals and place the light in position. After installing the switch and turning the power back on, they’ll test your new light and all its features before they go.
Only a Part P qualified electrician is certified to work with electricity in and around your house. With hundreds of these professionals on our platform, you don’t have to spend hours searching for someone in your area. Just tell us where you are and we’ll match you with a Local Hero in minutes.
and 693 more
“Great service given both by the electrician and office staff. Helpful, efficient and friendly. Kept informed at every stage of the job.”
“Friendly considerate and professional. I'd definitely recommend the service.”
“Very polite and explained the work required and did the job well and in good time”
“Able to complete my request on the spot, efficient, friendly... excellent!”
“Overall great customer service. Pleasant, polite and efficient. Very happy with service.”
“Arrived on time, flexible, polite and professional. The work was carried out quickly and done well.”
“Excellent communications, reliability and got on with the job efficiently and professionally”
“Sorted the issue in a timely manner and explained all possibilities clearly.”
“He was early, he was very professional and cleaned up after doing job”