Recessed ground lights are designed to be installed in concrete. If installed in soil, they must be kept away from permanent sources of humidity like gardens or lawns subject to frequent watering. Furthermore, chemical products used in garden fertilizers may deteriorate some components of the fixtures.
DO not install the fittings in areas where water may accumulate. To avoid condensation of water inside the fixture, turn it on for 20 minutes without the glass cover, then close it immediately. Place the rubber seal and the glass cover in the correct position and check that they are clean. The electric cable must have the adequate diameter to allow the cable holder to close correctly.
Inadequate installation of the fitting may result in future loss of water tightness. It is very important to install the fitting in an area with good drainage, at least 25 centimetres of gravel below the base of the fitting. The gravel must be capable of absorbing up to 10 litres of water in 15 minutes.
AISI 304 Inox luminaires with exposure to marine environment can develop yellow stains.