How to Install Recessed Lights

How to Install Recessed Lights

Recessed lights are quite easy to install especially before the ceiling is installed. Chris will cover the basics of choosing a lighting fixture, how to assemble and install the fixture, wiring the fixture, and finally installing the lighting trim. While this video focuses on new construction fixtures, Chris will briefly cover retrofit fixtures as well.

Tools you need for this job:
Hammer or screwdriver
Wire sheathing strippers
Wire cutter/stripper

Materials you need for this job:
Recessed light fixture
Wire nuts
Nails or screws

This video assumes the electrical wiring is already in place so it does not cover how to fish wire through walls or how to add a new circuit to you panel. If you’d like to see a video on those topics please leave a comment and we’ll work that into our schedule.

If you need additional information on selecting a fixture, we found this guide quite helpful:

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Video “How to Install Recessed Lights” Author: ToolboxDIY