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I just bought one of these flood lights from amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OJOMMYK/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

The flood light is staked to the ground to light up a joy sign I have (this can be seen also here: https://www.amazon.com/Teak-Isle-Christmas-Nativity-Yard/dp/B00CFNFD5M/ref=sr_1_1?s=lawn-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1482256657&sr=1-1-spons&keywords=joy+christmas+sign&psc=1). It does a good job of lighting the sign up but...

I also don't want the extra light hitting the house as I have a few of those laser lights that light up the house. Is there a top cover or shield to eliminate the extra light from this flood light?

In addition, what can I do to stop the extra light hitting the house and only focus it mainly on the sign. Can I build or use something to stop this? Please note I am in Michigan with extremely cold and snowy weather so I cannot use anything to cover the top.

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You need barn doors. Those are the funny black "cards" found on all four sides of theater lighting.

You dont need an actual product; feel free to improvise them any way you can, say with plywood or old election signs. If they are straight vertical, and thin, they won't accumulate much snow.

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  • Yes this is exactly what I mean...God they are hideous...I have some old plywood sitting around..Ill have to think about using that... – JonH Dec 20 '16 at 18:34
  • Believe it or not i used some extra pavers to build a tunnel around it. It worked. – JonH Dec 21 '16 at 3:44

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