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Question: I am looking to replace a basic ceiling fixture which is currently on a dimmer switch. I have a plug-in overhead fixture which I would like to hard-wire directly to the ceiling box.

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[ad#block]Question: Hi! I am looking to replace a basic ceiling fixture which is currently on a dimmer switch. I have a plug-in overhead fixture which I would like to hard-wire directly to the ceiling box. The plug is two prong, no ground. Is it as simple as cut the plug off, then connect white to white, black to black? Is it dangerous or a fire hazard with no ground connection? I have replaced many fixtures in the past but never tried a conversion. Any thoughts are appreciated.

Thank you.

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