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Electrical Question: I installed a small accent flood light connecting it to a dropped ceiling recessed light. The new light fixture’s housing gets fairly hot when in use. I double checked all the wiring and it looks OK. Any suggestions?

Background: Jess, a Homeowner from Cincinnati Ohio

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Jess.

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