Do outdoor lights need a junction box?

If you’re wondering how you install a light fixture without an electrical box, the short answer is that you don’t. The electrical box, or junction box, is a code requirement that was established to prevent fires and other electrical accidents.

What kind of box do you use for outdoor lighting?

Weatherproof outdoor boxes are sealed enclosures designed for mounting to the surface of exterior walls, roof overhangs, decks, and other structures. They are used for installing outdoor receptacles (outlets) and light fixtures.

How do you rough in outdoor light box?

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Quote from Youtube video: I'm gonna drill a series of holes about a half inch apart around the perimeter of the electrical. Box. All right what I've got is a two pound hammer. And a cold chisel.