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Considerations to Help you Plan Your Wall Sconce Wiring Project: I am installing a wall sconce but the width between the wall stud…
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Electrical Question: I am installing a wall sconce but the width between the wall stud and water pipe is only 1 3/4 inch. The Junction boxes seem to all come in 2 inch width. What can I use to hold up the fixture?
This electrical question came from: Dennis, a Homeowner from Glenview, IL.
Thanks for your electrical WIRING question Dennis.
Considerations to Help you Plan Your Wall Sconce Wiring Project
- Dennis, you could try using a normal 1-gang or single gang electrical box as long as the light fixture canopy or base is large enough to cover the box, and I thing you will find that it will.
- The light fixture bracket can be installed normally to support the light fixture.
- If space is really tight then you could install a face-nail 1-gang box and nail the box from the from of the stud.
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