How do I install a fixture box for my outside light?
There are a variety of fixture boxes that can be used for just about any wiring situation. If the 2×6 is directly at the desired location for the light fixture then…
Electrical Question from Gary about Home Electrical Wiring
Background: Gary, a Handyman from Mays Landing, NJ
Thanks for your electrical question Gary. There are a variety of fixture boxes that can be used for just about any wiring situation. If the 2×6 is directly at the desired location for the light fixture then a hole saw can be used to create the necessary opening for the fixture box. If the space is partially blocked by a framing stud then install a thin pancake box.Â If the space is wide open then use a cut-in box. Follow the link below for full details about junction boxes.
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