Install recessed light fixtures can easily be done by yourself, especially if your home is new. Retrofit kits are ideal if you want to replace old recessed lighting. You can install recessed lights in almost every room of your house. For a project of DIY recessed lighting needs recessed light fixtures, stud finder, drill hole wall, knife, wire connectors and spacers, pliers and screwdrivers. Take all safety precautions when a DIY job done. Do not restore power until a licensed electrician check your work.
Turn off the unit and find the rafters with stud finder. Cut a round hole or opening and make sure it’s in the rafters. You can use a stencil template usually comes with your upgrade kit. A drywall saw must be used to cut the opening, but saw cut hole is great if you have a lot of openings for. The openings should be to close together.
The fixture housing or tin is one of the components of the recessed light fixtures. It has to be placed correctly in the ceiling. The mounting tabs or clips need to connect to the roof in order to secure the accessory. There are several types of housing recessed so it’s important to buy the right one.
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