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Installation Instructions
FortressAccents LED Surface Mount Light
It is the responsibility of the installer to meet all code and safety requirements. The installer should determine
and implement the appropriate installation techniques for each situation. The Fortress Company or its
distributors shall not be held liable for improper or unsafe installations.
WARNING – Risk of Electric Shock. Install all luminaires 10 feet (3.05 m) or more from a pool, spa, or fountain.
Required Materials: 1” Forstner Bit, Drill, Wire Cutters, Wire Strippers, Rubber Mallet, Pencil, Eye Protection
Installation of LED Surface Mount Light on surfaces with excessive foot traffic is not recommended.
1. Run 18-2 gauge stranded outdoor wire (available from
FortressAccents, please visit for
dealer locations) by routing in close proximity to the
luminaire or fitting, or next to a building structure such as a
house or deck. Wire should not be buried. Place the LED
Surface Mount Light in the desired location (LED Surface
Mount Light should be placed a minimum of 12” above
ground level) with a pencil mark the center point.
2. Drill a 1” hole (Fortress recommends using a 1”
Forstner bit available from FortressAccents, please
visit for dealer locations) a
the desired location. Avoid locations that fall directly
above stringers or other structural elements of the
deck and wiring.
3. Strip the insulation back ½” from the 18-2 gauge wires
and the LED Surface Mount Light LED feed wires. Using
the supplied waterproof wire nuts connect the wires.
Note: Polarity must be maintained. Always connect the
same side of 18-2 gauge wire with the same polarity (i.e.
positive) marked on the LED Surface Mount Light wires.
LED Surface Mount Light feed wires are 60” long.
4. Feed wires through 1” hole. Insert LED Surface Mount
Light into hole. Using a rubber mallet tap the light into
the hole until the LED Surface Mount Light flange is flush
with the deck surface.
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For technical assistance, please email:
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Phone: 1-866-323-4766 Fax: 972-644-3720
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