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Yes. It is always recommended to use an electrician. If you have vinyl siding, one important thing to do is also use Jumbo light blocks for the light to mount to. This allows for stability and a nice look.
Depending on the light fixture you can paint it. Usually it's best to have an electrican replace it with a new exterior light fixture. It's always important to be sure that anything done on the outside of your House is water tight, it's even more critical with electric because water can cause shorts which can cause fires.
Dennis D. Gehman
Gehman Design Remodeling
355 Main Street
Harleysville, PA 19438-2417
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