Installing a low-voltage outdoor lighting system

Step-by-step advice for a fun, affordable project

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If you’re looking for an outdoor project this summer that can add safety and security while making your landscaping really pop, look no further than low-voltage outdoor lighting. Installing outdoor lights is fun, easy and affordable. It can make pathways safer to negotiate, and turn any backyard into a welcoming evening oasis.

What you’ll need

There are three basic components to any exterior low-voltage lighting system: the lights, the transformer and the cable. It’s important that all three be selected to work together.