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Installing Heavy Light Fixtures
How to Install Heavy Light Fixtures and the special materials to ensure the proper mounting
Approved Fixture Boxes and Support for Heavy Fixtures
[ad#block]I have a 65 lbs chandelier that needs an installation in lieu of a light that was installed by the builder.
- I do not know if the light outlet is equipped to handle the weight of chandelier what should I do?
- Do I need to install a lift for the chandelier?
Thank you in advance.
This electrical question came from: Dave, a Homeowner from Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
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Thanks for your electrical question Dave
How to Install Heavy Light Fixtures
Dave, an light fixture box that is approved for the weight of the light fixture will need to be securely installed and supported to insure a safe installation of this light fixture.
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