How to Swag a Light Fixture?

Answer A swag kit is a wiring kit that allows you to power certain light fixtures or ceiling fans by a wall outlet rather than having a circuit run across the ceiling. These kits are perfect for lighting ... Read More »

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How do you get cover of dome ceiling light fixture to change light bulb?

It depends on the fixture. I have 4 types. One has screws on the outside of the metal frame, so you unscrew those and hold the glass bowl. Another has two big metal clips INSIDE the glass bowl. I h... Read More »

How do I change the light bulb in an outdoor light fixture?

Opening the FixtureGrip the base of the fixture and turn it counterclockwise to gain access to the light bulb if using a suspended fixture. Some suspended fixtures may require you to just unscrew a... Read More »

How do I cap off light-fixture wires?

Install NutsUse wire nuts to connect and cap the ends of the hot and neutral wires when attaching a permanently mounted light fixture. Many light fixtures include the wire nuts with the other hardw... Read More »

How low should a light fixture hang?

On One Hand: Walk-Under FixturesHanging light fixtures that people walk under should be no less than 7 feet high, from the bottom of the fixture to the surface of the floor. If the fixture is hangi... Read More »