Motion detector lights.

gardenandcatsOctober 18, 2011

I am in the process of having a two story workshop/garage built.We are doing the finish work ourselves. we want a motion detector light that will come on when we start to walk towards the new building..I have read so many reviews and almost all of them are very negative. The lights stay on all the time.Or they stop working after a few months. ect ect.

Can anyone recommend a mid price outside motion detector light? That will work? thanks

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
brickeyee

Get a separate motion sensor.

They are electronic, do fail (especially if poorly grounded or lightening is common in the area) and a separate one is easier to replace than finding special parts for an integrated unit.

    Bookmark   October 19, 2011 at 4:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gardenandcats

I looked online at many lighting sites and I can not find any place that sells separate motion sensors?? Is there such a thing?

    Bookmark   October 19, 2011 at 5:42PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
behlgarden

I recently saw motion detector LED flood lights at Costco for $59, use only 22 watts and gives outout of over 200 watts. its worth trying and if it fails, you can always take it back to costco.
Appeared well built too!

    Bookmark   October 19, 2011 at 6:07PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
brickeyee

Try an actual electric supply house

    Bookmark   October 19, 2011 at 6:22PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Looking for vendors of outdoor lighting
I am looking for quality outdoor wall lighting . I...
fiftyfab
Legacy Debut Kitchen Cabinet -designer construction
Hi, Does anyone have any feedback on this cabinet...
Lisa Smith
Let's brainstorm all about lighting and scene controls
Hi everyone, Let's face it, understanding lighting...
ontariomom
Need help identifying chandelier
Hello, I recently saw a chandelier that I really liked,...
Sgreen
i found this on ebay
its a led strap very nice anf beautiful Specifications: Ø...
Ran Peretz
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™