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How to Install Recessed Lighting Video by Mister Sparky TV – Oakland, CA

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This a video covering how to install recessed lighting in 7 easy steps.  As always you should only work with electricity if you know what you’re doing.  In this video circular lights are installed in the ceiling.

Step 1

Turn off the power!  Make sure to double check using a voltage meter.

Step 2

Decide where to install your lights.  With a stud finder you can locate where your studs are and mark where you want to install your lights with a pencil.  A good trick shown in the video is to stick a metal coat hanger into the ceiling and bend it to use as a feeler.  This will help you to make sure there isn’t anything in the wall where you’re trying to install your lights.

Step 3

Cut the holes.  Lights come with a stencil you can trace on your wall or ceiling so you make sure to have the right size hole.

Step 4

Wire up your lights.  Install the light making sure to connect black to black, white to white and ground to ground with wire nuts.

Step 5

Install the housing.  Once in place bend the flanges or ‘tangs’ to hold the housing in position.

Step 6

Install the trim piece.  This connects to the housing.  Screw in the light bulb.

Step 7

Turn on the power and test you lights.

If the lights start to flicker or spark or burst turn the power off immediately and call an electrician.  Call today for a free recessed lighting installation quote and mention that you found us on CityScoop!

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