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Patching big holes in the ceiling can be irksome, and that’s what you’ll be doing if you run into a joist, pipe or heating duct after cutting the hole for your new recessed light. In this video, Cliff Popejoy, Sacramento, California, electrical contractor, shares a neat trick so you’ll only have a small hole to fill if you’ve chosen the wrong place.
Learn more from Cliff’s article, Retrofitting Recessed Lights.
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Replacing an old surface-mount fixture with recessed lights is an easy upgrade that you can customize with different trim kitsby Clifford A. Popejoy
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