outdoor electrical fixture

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Old 04-12-03, 09:00 AM
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outdoor electrical fixture

I am trying to install an outdoor light on a brick front. Do I need to install a junction box in the brick or can i attach the light right to the brick? If I need to install a junction box, do I have to make a hole in the brick & mortar it in?
 
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Old 04-12-03, 08:09 PM
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If it was my house, I would go to the effort to put a junction box in place. It gives you room for proper wiring practices, it keeps you in code, and makes it much easier to replace the fixture down the road.
 
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Old 04-13-03, 08:04 AM
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If you use a pancake box the fixture should completely cover it when installed.
 
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