What size recessed lights should be used in a basement ceiling?

Answer On One Hand: Large Fixtures for Even LightingRecessed lights that measure 6 inches in diameter or larger provide ambient lighting. When symmetrically spaced throughout an area, they offer an even l... Read More »

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Can you install recessed lights in a suspended ceiling?

Recessed lighting can be installed in suspended ceilings, and it is relatively easy to do. The lighting housing must transfer its weight to the beams of the suspended ceiling. The load of the reces... Read More »

How do i cover pink insulation when the basement ceiling is too low to install a drop ceiling?

It's a good idea to cover overhead insulation in a basement area, since pink insulation is actually fiberglass. This fiberglass can fall onto a workbench or into a laundry basket over time. Keeping... Read More »

Can recessed lighting be used in a non-drywall ceiling?

Recessed lighting can be installed in any type of ceiling with the correct housing. Consult with your recessed lighting retailer to determine the correct housing for your application. Using the imp... Read More »

How to Install Recessed Lighting in a Finished Ceiling?

Recessed lighting sits between joists in the space above the existing ceiling. The light illuminates the room from a can recessed above the ceiling, so a hole must be cut in the ceiling for the lig... Read More »