How To Know If It’s Time For An Outdoor Lighting Replacement

Your outdoor lighting system will eventually get old and require routine repairs to keep it running. But, there are times when an outdoor lighting replacement will be your better choice. It could prevent your property from catching fire and help you get the most out of your backyard space. So, what should you do? Is it enough to get some repairs? Or, do you need to have it all replaced? Read on to find out.

What To Consider When Replacing Your Outdoor Lights

If you have had your old outdoor lights for quite a while, don’t just replace the old components with new ones. Improve it to the specifications you wished your old system had.

You could update your light fixtures to a more appropriate design. You could upgrade your electrical components so you could finally use LEDs for your light fixtures and save a significant amount from utilities. You could also upgrade to brass or copper fixtures so they can last longer against the elements.

Alternatively, you might have outgrown the design with how you currently use your garden. This could be for changing the layout for a new look or for accommodating a future addition to your yard.

Whatever the case might be, there’s no better time than now to make the changes and improvements you wish your old outdoor lighting system had.

Signs That Your Outdoor Lights Need Replacement

Your damaged fixtures are not worth keeping

High-quality light fixtures are made of brass or copper. If it has some physical damage, immediately going for a replacement will not only be expensive but, also, a big waste for your original investment. Your best option for such fixtures will always be to repair them.

You have a poor electrical connection

Poor electrical connections are often the cause of most repairs and replacements for outdoor lighting systems. If your lights are going out when they shouldn’t, it is best to have them checked by a reputable outdoor lighting contractor since it more likely has a problem with its electrical components.

You have an old outdoor lighting system

Connections become loose and old components stop working as they should when your outdoor lighting system is getting on in years. You can trace most of these problems to old connections and an old transformer. Unfortunately, there’s no way to repair this and your only option is to completely replace it.

Contact Us!

If you are unsure if your outdoor lighting system is still safe, give us a call. It’s better to be sure than for an incident to occur that may lead to a fire or personal injury. Just give us a call at Outdoor Lighting of Nashville and tell us your concerns about your system. Plus, we’ll give you a free estimate on how much a repair or a replacement will cost so you can decide on your next step.

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