Vivid color and flexible, rope light seems to find itself being used more and more often for everything from subtle decorations to home accents lighting or guide-lighting. But now you know that rope lights are perfect for outdoor decoration as well. Many of the custom installations require you to cut and splice rope light to fit, but the first cut renders your rope light unfit for the outdoors as it invalidates the UL rating. So here’s a quick guide from start to finish for how to properly install outdoor rope lighting that’s fully weatherproof without impeding the light it’s supposed to give.
Identify where you want rope lighting.