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Lamps Plus Tip: Besides contributing to your home's safety, outdoor light fixtures can help beautify the grounds. Many people like to place landscape lights along driveways and pathways, to help drivers and pedestrians find their way. The trick is to do this in such a way that it's not hard to see where you are, but not to make the place look like an airport runway. Most home centers stock a variety of outdoor light fixtures, but if you don't find exactly what you want, you may want to check a landscape supply company for a wider selection. You'll also need an outdoor outlet with a "while-in-use" cover, a transformer that can support the entire load of the lighting you plan to install and a roll of 12-gauge cable, which can be buried in between the outdoor lights.