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How To Wire Kitchen Pendant Light Fixtures

Install and Wiring Pendant Light Fixtures: The Process for Wiring Pendant Light Fixtures, I’d like to hang some pendant lights over a kitchen island.

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Electrical Question: I’d like to hang some pendant lights over a kitchen island but don’t have direct access to the ceiling due to a ceiling fan.

Thanks in advance.

This electrical wiring question came from: Chris, a Homeowner from Avon, New York.

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Thanks for your electrical wiring question Chris.

Wiring Kitchen Pendant Light Fixtures

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best installed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, a non-aluminum ladder and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and access to the light fixture(s).
Precaution: Identify the light circuit, turn it OFF and  Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional pendant light fixture wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

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2 Responses to “How To Wire Kitchen Pendant Light Fixtures”
  1. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Mark,
    Check your electrical wiring method to make sure the wiring connections are correct and make sure the bulbs are identical.
    I hope this helps,

  2. Mark Wilson says:

    I just replaced two Pendant Kitchen Lights on the same switch. One bulb is brighter than the other after 1 week. Any suggestions?