What is recessed lighting?

Answer Recessed lighting fixtures mount inside a surface, so the edge is flush with the surface. They are most commonly installed in ceilings but could also be in floors, railings or even walls. The light... Read More »

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What is the recommended spacing for recessed lighting?

The necessary spacing between recessed lighting is dependent upon the type of light fixture used, the manufacturer of the fixture, and the fixture height. Manufacturers should provide a "spacing ra... Read More »

What does an electrician charge to install recessed lighting?

I charge £25 per light including fitting. That is in the UK. Maybe electricians in other countries will say what they charge in their own money and which country they are in?

What is the average cost to install recessed lighting cans?

Knowledgeable homeowners can install recessed lighting cans themselves if they can tap into the electrical system. A fixture, trim ring and bulb will cost about $50. Electricians will charge an ave... Read More »

Ideas for Recessed Lighting?

Recessed lighting allows you to hide lighting equipment and use wall and ceiling space for other design purposes. For example, in a contemporary kitchen, you want walls and ceilings to be smooth, a... Read More »